Job Details

Manager Programs


Date Opened: 03/01/2019

Job Type:

Job Number: 190001KS

Job Description

Who We Are:

HBC is a diversified global retailer focused on driving the performance of high quality stores and their all-channel offerings, growing through acquisitions, and unlocking the value of real estate holdings. Founded in 1670, HBC is the oldest company in North America. HBC's portfolio today includes formats ranging from luxury to premium department stores to off price fashion shopping destinations, with more than 480 stores and over 40,000 employees around the world.


HBC's leading banners across North America and Europe include Hudson's Bay, Lord + Taylor, Saks Fifth Avenue, Saks OFF 5TH.


HBC has significant investments in real estate joint ventures. It has partnered with Simon Property Group Inc. in the HBS Global Properties Joint Venture, which owns properties in the United States and Germany. In Canada, it has partnered with RioCan Real Estate Investment Trust in the RioCan-HBC Joint Venture.


The HBC India corporate teams focus on Finance & Accounting, Technology, Merchandising, and Shared Service operations.  HBC's entrance into this market has expanded the company?s global footprint and further established HBC as a truly global retailer.


The teams in the India office play an integral role in supporting HBC's strategic plan. Bengaluru's workforce has deep experience in a variety of areas, including finance and accounting, technology, as well as other shared services and will support HBC's operations on an ongoing basis.  


You can learn more and view available positions in Bengaluru, by visiting


What This Position Is All About:

The role of the Chief of Staff will report to the Site leadership of HBC India and will play an integral part in the development and implementation of high priority strategic initiatives.  The ideal candidate will have previous experience in a highly analytical role. The candidate will have a strong strategic orientation, excellent communication skills, and superior analytical skills. He/she will also need to be a strong collaborator and influencer with all levels of the organization, including executives.

Who You Are:
  • You get things done by engaging in high level teamwork and flexing your interpersonal skills
  • You are flexible, resilient, and able to thrive in a dynamic, fast paced environment
  • A natural problem-solver, who is also intuitively analytical and creative
  • You are skilled in modelling and data analytics; able to analyze data and develop actionable insights
You also have:
  • Atleast 2+ years of experience in an analytical role
  • Experience at strategy consulting firm/Big 4 or in corporate strategy role
  • Experience in retail and/or consumer sector is an asset but not necessary
  • Excellent Microsoft Powerpoint and Excel skills is required
  • Post graduate management degree/diploma from a Tier 1 B School is required

As the Chief of Staff, you will:

  • Support Strategy team leaders and the Executive team at HBC in developing and implementing strategic initiatives to support the evolution of the business, drive results and reach our customer.
  • Design and conduct advanced analytics to support data driven decision-making and development of best practices for the organization.
  • Conduct external research to support strategic planning and decision-making.
  • Assist in project management related to strategic initiatives.
  • Assist in creation of internal reporting and strategy documents to support business unit activities and strategic planning.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional and external partners to provide relevant and actionable customer, competitor, and market level insights to the business units.
  • Assist in development of materials for key executive level meetings, including
  • Executive Committee meetings and quarterly Board of Directors meetings.
  • Develop strong cross-functional partnerships and relationships to support key strategic initiatives as needed.
  • Support with ad hoc activities as required.

How Often You May Travel:

  • NA

Your Life and Career at HBC:

  • Be part of a world-class team; work with an adventurous spirit; think and act like an owner-operator!
  • Exposure to rewarding career advancement opportunities, from IT to Human Resources, Merchandising to Finance.
  • A culture that promotes a healthy, fulfilling work/life balance

Job Qualifications

Thank you for your interest with HBC. We look forward to reviewing your application.


HBC provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment.