La Prairie is the leader in luxury skincare, present in 90 countries around the world. Synonymous not only with luxury, the La Prairie name evokes innovation, performance, high-touch service and Swissness — the purity, precision and excellence inherent to the extraordinary land that saw the brand’s inception in 1978. La Prairie endeavours to fulfill a quest for timeless beauty through the highest standards of advanced technology combined with exquisite formulations and elegant packaging — elevating science to art.

For our Global Controlling Team located in Volketswil, ZH we are looking for an experienced

Controlling Head Travel Retail & Global Sales

In this position you are responsible for providing transparency and decision support on Travel Retail (TR), pricing policies and processes and the global distribution development to contribute to La Prairie’s profitable growth.
Travel Retail Controlling:
Be the Business Partner to the Vice President Global TR
Ensure effective business development and financial based decision making
Be responsible for efficient short / mid / long-term planning process
Monitor and analyse the TR P&L
Be in charge of TR monthly reporting (retail, net sales, EBIT)
Global Sales Controlling
Market analysis: Ensure consolidation and analysis of available global market information
Distribution Controlling: Provide insights of the development of the global distribution, drive related KPIs and develop tools
Pricing: Lead pricing implementation process and advice on the pricing situation of La Prairie products and competitor’s worldwide. Recommend general pricing strategies together with Global Marketing
Lead a team of 3 people
In this role you report to the Group CFO and have a functional line to the VP Global Travel Retail.
Qualification Requirements:
University Degree in Finance / Controlling or similar
At least 10 years’ work experience in a comparable role, preferably with leadership experience
Ideally 5 years of Travel Retail work experience
Fluency in English; any additional language would be an asset
Strong conceptual and analytical skills, structured work approach
Excellent communicator with multiple interfaces
Good team player with strong interpersonal/leadership skills
A sound knowledge of MS Office and ideally SAP
Start date and workload
As soon as possible / 100%
Industriestrasse 8, 8604 Volketswil, ZH, Switzerland
If you are interested in this exciting opportunity, please send your full application to: Ms. Andrea Fust,
Ref.: Manager TR Controlling & Global Sales