Lifestyle Design Business Analyst

About Lifestyle Design
Our continuous journey to transform some excellences into an integrated group, leading at a global level the high-end furniture market, starts in 2014 when Haworth acquires Poltrona Frau Group.
Lifestyle Design is now a federation of 9 Brands, Poltrona Frau, Cassina, Cappellini, Ceccotti Collezioni, Karakter, Luminaire, JANUS et Cie, Luxury Living Group, Interni, with 1.900 employees worldwide.
We operate in over 75 countries, with 80 Showrooms.

The role
The candidate will be part of the Operations Excellence team, a cross-Brand unit with global scope within Lifestyle Design, whose mission is to identify, prioritize and launch performance improvement opportunities across the various Brands.
Most of the initiatives will be project-based and will require intensive co-operation with a large number of colleagues.

Examples of areas in scope (illustrative, definitely not exhaustive):
  • Detailed benchmarking of product cost and performance, both internally and with competitors
  • Preparation of cost Vs price analyses to support negotiations with suppliers on various categories
  • Build-up of the global logistic model (i.e. flows, warehouses) to optimize cost and service level to customer
  • Development of tailored indicators to measure industrial performance

Experience and Education
  • Management Engineering degree, or Economics Degree with a strong personal interest in industrial, manufacturing topics
  • Fluent in both Italian and English
  • 1-2 years of experience as Business Analyst 

Technical and Soft skills
No specific skills required, but rather very strong intrinsics:
  • Problem solving ability: structuring and prioritizing
  • Numerical agility
  • Intellectual curiosity
  • Business judgment
  • Open and extrovert attitude, ability to deal effectively with colleagues of very different background

Work location: Milan
Funzioni aziendali
IT - Italy/Milano