Internship, Merchandising Business Strategy - DFS9112822 in Hong Kong at DFS

Date Posted: 1/7/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Duration: Start December 2019/January 2020, with a commitment of six to nine months

Key Responsibilities:
Key Responsibilities
• Liaise with key members of the merchandising organization to support the development of business plans and floor plans for renovation and business development projects
• Provide timely qualitative and quantitative analysis of competitive landscape, market conditions, current events and developing trends
• Ad hoc performance analysis to inform Management’s strategic decision-making and brand negotiations
• Creation of reports and tools related to the aforesaid topics

Key Requirements:
Required Competences
• A great sense of rigor, organization and intellectual curiosity; an inclination for perfectionism
• Ability to manage a heavy workload under tight deadlines
• Ability to summarize and draw actionable insights from multiple sources
• Strong quantitative skills, demonstrated in work or educational background (data processing on systems, financial modeling in Excel)
• Self-starter, who can work autonomously and take initiative
• Advanced proficiency in Excel, PowerPoint and Word
• Fluency in written and spoken English Required Experience
• Prior experiences in strategy consulting, banking or an equivalent role
• Work or educational background in an English speaking country
• Preferred profile: last grade of completion of studies Preferred Characteristics
• Degree from a top-tier Business or Engineering School
• Interest in Asia and the Luxury Goods sector
• Proficiency in Cantonese/Mandarin a plus