Supply Chain Transformation Intern

Application Dates
Applications open
5 Apr 2021
Applications closing
25 May 2021
Opportunity Overview
Type Internships
Location
Singapore
Start date
Academic requirements
Level of Study
University Undergraduate
Degree Accepted

Context

Sephora, a division of LVMH – Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton global luxury leader, is a global leader in beauty retailing. It successfully operates more than two thousand points of sale across Americas, Europe, Middle East and Asia. Its aim is to animate the most loved beauty community in the world.
Sephora SEA’s retail activity spans over 6 countries (Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand, India and Australia) with 50+ stores and boasts some global flagships such as Ion in Singapore and Pitt Street in Sydney. Its digital activities span over eight countries (retail countries excluding India, plus Philippines, New Zealand, Hong Kong).  Sephora SEA has experienced rapid growth in the region with many more stores and countries to come.          
Sephora SEA is looking for an energetic, motivated and diligent intern to support some key project initiatives based out of our regional office in Singapore for a duration of 12 months.   

Missions and Responsibilities

The Supply Chain Transformation Team is responsible for leading the implementation of key capabilities across the region, ranging from network and process optimisation to the roll out of new tools and ways of working. Its key priority is to help support the business needs by shaping and implementing the changes required for the supply chain to operate in the most optimum manner.
The role available is the Project Co-Ordinator for the AI/ML Demand Planning Project.  This project's objective is to develop an AI/ML tool to streamline and simplify the Demand Planning and Supply Planning (forecasting and ordering) of a specific portfolio of brands, maintaining the optimum balance between service levels (stock availability), cash (stock levels) and replenishment costs to our Distribution Centres.

Key Tasks:

Project Coordinator:
  • Identifies and aligns the critical steps of the project
  • Coordinate activities between different functions of the business
  • Follows up the timeline of the project and ensures deadlines are met – following a sprint methodology
  • Documents key decision and meeting minutes
  • Facilitate training of the solution to the end-users
  • Works with the team to look for alternative solutions to issues that are identifies
  • Identifies, summarizes and escalates risks to the Project Steering Committee for resolution
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned
Performance measurements
  • On Time and In Full Delivery of Project Milestones
  • Forecast accuracy
  • On-shelf availability
  • Stock levels (Days on Hand)
  • Depreciation
  • Warehouse fill rate

Qualifications

  • Bachelor degree in Business, Operations Management or Supply Chain will be preferred
  • Basic knowledge of Supply Chain principles
  • Experience in Spint, Scrum Project Management Methodology
  • Fluent in English, both written and verbal.

Key competencies

Strong analytical & problem solving skills :
  • Ability to analyse, draw conclusions, and recommend appropriate actions in response to data
  • Business-oriented, paying attention to details and result-driven.
  • Strong interpersonal & communication skills
  • Able to work across functional areas and levels of the organization
  • Strong verbal and written communication: ability to simplify, synthesize and convince
  • Listens well to others (empathy), client-centric (commercial mindset)
  • Attitude & Mindset
  • Rigorous and organized, meeting deadlines
  • Ability to work in fast-paced environment and under pressure
  • Ownership and initiatives
  • Open to new ideas, driving continuous improvement and challenging status quo

Reporting lines

Reports to the Supply Chain Transformation Lead

Others

Position based in Singapore
The Supply Chain Transformation Team is responsible for leading the implementation of key capabilities across the region, ranging from network and process optimisation to the roll out of new tools and ways of working. Its key priority is to help support the business needs by shaping and implementing the changes required for the supply chain to operate in the most optimum manner.
 
The role available is the Project Co-Ordinator for the AI/ML Demand Planning Project.  This projects objective is to develop an AI/ML tool to streamline and simplify the Demand Planning and Supply Planning (forecasting and ordering) of a specific portfolio of brands, maintaining the optimum balance between service levels (stock availability), cash (stock levels) and replenishment costs to our Distribution Centres.