EMEIA NPI Readiness Executive, London ( Maternity Cover)

London, Greater London, United Kingdom
Sales and Business Development


Weekly Hours: 35
Role Number:200112484
At Apple we believe in making products and services that empower people to do amazing things. Apple’s Sales organisation generates the revenue needed to fuel our ongoing development of products and services and this in turn enriches the lives of hundreds of millions of people around the world. Apple Branded Programs showcase Apple’s product portfolio in a network of indirect channels such as selected retailers, dedicated and specialised resellers, carriers and specialty stores across Europe, Middle East, India and Africa (EMEIA). They have been conceived to enhance the Apple customer experience at point of sale (POS) and be the face of Apple to many of our largest customers. The role of the Readiness Executive is to coordinate, manage and deliver a seamless execution of merchandising projects on Apple Merchandising Programs, with a focus on New Product Introductions (NPI), merchandising and graphic supplies.

Key Qualifications

  • Advanced Excel skills
  • Analytical individual with extreme attention to detail
  • Excellent communications skills
  • Strong organisational and project management skills
  • Ability to analyse and understand complex problems
  • Experience working in a cross-functional role within an international organisation preferable
  • Ability to respond efficiently and calmly to tight deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • Proficiency in macOS, Keynote and Excel
  • Ability to learn new processes and IT systems quickly
  • Experience in supply chain or inventory management is a plus
  • Able to work efficiently under pressure with attention to detail


- Support NPI Manager with planning, execution and post-execution analysis for any asset rollout during New Product Introductions (data management, reporting coordination, briefings, etc.) or any other merchandising project - Manage, together with WW Channel teams and Marcom, the rollout of supplies for NPI activities across EMEIA - Align with EMEIA and WW teams, as well as logistics partners, to define and execute the quickest and most efficient go-to-market strategy - Assess current processes to identify areas of improvement and increase efficiency - Work with vendors to ensure alignment on processes, targets and SLAs - Manage and track shipment of merchandising assets until their final destination, flagging and solving issues to ensure timely delivery - Ensure highest quality execution at POS, supporting with maintenance requests (snagging) - Manage Apple’s Graphic Maintenance Portal (coordinating queries, approvals, online catalogue, etc.) - Support on ad-hoc data analysis and management as required for POS Operations activities - Support with the creation of Keynotes for briefing or reporting purposes - Manage requests from EMEIA teams to assess merchandising exceptions in Branded Programs - Manage Apple’s system for planogram (store design) distribution

Education & Experience

Degree educated or relevant experience in related business area Fluency in English

Additional Requirements