Full Job Description
Date: Jan 27, 2022
Brand: Luxottica (LoA Corporate)
Dallas, TX, US, 75234
Requisition ID: 532222
Total Rewards: Benefits/Incentive Information
Luxottica is a global leader in the design, manufacture and distribution of fashion, luxury and sports eyewear. Our wholesale network covers more than 150 countries and our retail presence consists of over 9,100 retail stores across the globe.
In North America, our wholesale business is the home to global brands like Ray-Ban, Oakley, and many of the top fashion house brands. Our leading retail brands include; LensCrafters, Sunglass Hut, Pearle Vision, and Target Optical. We are also home to EyeMed, the fastest growing vision care company in the United States.
Supporting over 4,500 retail stores in North America, a career in our retail headquarters allows us to stay in touch with the end customer and use their ever-changing behaviors and preferences to shape our offerings of the best eyewear and services.
The role is a key member of the team charged with managing contact lenses and eye wellness categories at Luxottica Retail Optical North America. Scope includes LensCrafters, Target Optical, Pearle Vision store and online channels, and other consumer facing businesses as needed in the U.S. and Canada. The objective of the role is to support growth of the category through run-the-business management of the category and implementation of growth initiatives.
Position requires critical thinking, initiative and drive, as well as experience in analytical problem solving, product management, program planning and implementation. Also required is a technical understanding of product, familiarity with supply chain, and ability to work with a global network of partners within and outside of EssilorLuxottica Group.
MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Manage category day-to-day to ensure smooth operations, meet store needs, and deliver growth plan in terms of unit volume, mix and gross and net price in partnership with other functions
Support, and often lead, cross-functional initiatives to test and commercialize new offerings and deploy campaigns across channels
Innovate and lead cross-brand projects to evolve Contact Lens selling and fulfillment capabilities, such as subscription, private label, etc
Partner with Sourcing and other partners to establish product technical features and translate them into customer features and benefits in order to inform marketing claims
Define content requirements and accuracy for selling tools, training, customer facing communications, doctor engagement, and others as needed
Present to senior audiences on category results and facilitate discussions on category related topics
Serve as subject matter expert on cross-functional teams to support channel initiatives
BA degree with concentration in marketing, business, operations, engineering or related quantitative fields
7+ years of related work experience
Experience working with cross-functional teams
Exceptional ability to collaborate
Ability to manage big, complicated projects
Ability to learn and use technical product information
Understanding of product and customer experience
Proficiency in MS Office, especially Excel and PowerPoint
Independent problem-solving skills
Proven ability to explore and lead in uncertainty
Innovative in seeking new ways of looking at issues
Strong communication and presentation skills
Cross-functional team leadership and project management
Self-motivated and able to work independently, take initiative, bring ideas to the team
Ability to hold colleagues accountable
Ability to travel independently as needed (<25% of the time)
Understanding of product technology and manufacturing processes
Strong analytical skills and experience with or ability to use Business Objects
Advanced degree, such as MBA
Upon request and consistent with applicable laws, Luxottica will provide reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities who need assistance in the application and hiring process. To request a reasonable accommodation, please call the Luxottica Ethics Compliance Hotline at 1-888-887-3348 (be sure to provide your name and contact information so that we may follow up in a timely manner).
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, gender, national origin, social origin, social condition, being perceived as a victim of domestic violence, sexual aggression or stalking, religion, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, citizenship, ancestry, veteran or military status, marital status, pregnancy (including unlawful discrimination on the basis of a legally protected pregnancy or maternity leave), genetic information or any other characteristics protected by law. Native Americans receive preference in accordance with Tribal Law.
Nearest Major Market: Dallas
Nearest Secondary Market: Fort Worth
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