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Director - Corporate Strategy

Date: Aug 14, 2019

Location: New York, NY, US, 10018

Company: Luxottica Group

Requisition ID: 108000 
Position:Full-Time

 

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 7,200 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, Target Optical and Sears 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.

 

GENERAL FUNCTION

The Director Continuous Improvement (Strategic Initiatives) partners with Luxottica leadership to solve its most challenging issues. Issues range from defining how to capture growth opportunities, to redefining operations, to rapidly bringing to market new differentiated offerings. The Continuous Improvement team partners with senior leaders to gain a deeper understanding, evaluate options, and provide recommendations. Along the way, the team works cross functionally to bring recommendations to life.

The range of topics the team is responsible for, but is not limited to: 

  • Luxottica’s strategic plan and roadmap
  • Business opportunity identification and commercialization – e.g., market entry, new lines of business
  • M&A due diligence including integration efforts
  • Product and service innovation
  • Business intelligence
  • Organizational Model Transformation

This position acts as a trusted advisor to executive leadership, providing a clear approach and independently assessing, developing, and narrowing down recommendations. 

 

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Structure and lead strategic initiatives: directly manage key strategic initiatives, supporting functional area executives who have assigned appropriate subject matter experts and resources
  • Strategically identify potential internal business growth opportunities for Luxottica North America, in alignment with Luxottica Corporate
  • Responsible for identifying, analyzing, and executing external new business ventures to drive topline revenue, growth and profitability targets.
  • Recommend changes to organizational model to ensure that strategic initiatives are best executed with right people, process and interactions with cross functional teams
  • Develop strategic plans to implement new business models & lead development of new business operational models, plus negotiate business agreements and contracts with 3rd parties for new business initiatives.
  • Act as a thought partner to senior leadership team of Luxottica, its functions & retail brands – analyze data, develop business cases, and collaborate with key partners to brainstorm innovative ideas
  • Build strong cross-functional relationships

 

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree (MBA preferred).
  • 10+ years commercial business experience
  • 2+ years experience in a large global Management Consulting Firm with business strategy, business growth, M&A, merger integration focus
  • 3+ years leadership experience in multi-unit retail or consumer environment.
  • Project management experience, able to identify & marshal resources to accomplish goals.
  • Business & Financial Acumen: ability to analyze financial data to evaluate & create strategic choices & options
  • Influence & Negotiate: promotes ideas & proposals persuasively, wins acceptance for new initiatives.

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

MBA (Business Strategy / Consulting)

 

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 contact Talent Luxottica at  877-589-8253 (513-765-2256 outside of US) or email TalentLuxottica@luxotticaretail.com

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, gender, national origin, religion, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, citizenship, 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.

 

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