Junior Forecast Specialist

PT Porto, Portugal
Farfetch - Operations – WFM and Service Design /
Full-time /
Hybrid
FARFETCH exists for the love of fashion. Our mission is to be the global platform for luxury fashion, connecting creators, curators and consumers.
We're a positive platform for good, bringing together an incredible creative community made up by our people, our partners and our customers. This community is at the heart of our business success. We welcome differences, empower individuality and celebrate diverse skills and perspectives, creating an inclusive environment for everyone. We are FARFETCH for All.

OPERATIONS

We're passionate about operational excellence, acting with our customers and partners always in our heart. Covering the entire order journey, we create our online content, secure payments and fraud process compliance, ensure order fulfilment and delivery, while providing customer and partner care. In a nutshell, we love to create seamless and memorable luxury experiences for our customers all around the world.

PORTO

Our Porto office is in Portugal's vibrant second city, known for its history and its creative yet cosy environment. From Account Management to Technology and Product, whatever your skills are, you'll find your fit here. You can have an informal meeting in the treehouse or play the piano in your lunch break!
 
THE ROLE

We are seeking a Junior Forecast Specialist to join our Forecast team at Farfetch. As a Junior Forecast Specialist, you will be responsible for creating, managing, and improving forecast models. You will work closely with the Operations, Finance, and Commercial teams in order to drive business efficiency. You will be part of a multidisciplinary environment that works closely with all the Operational teams ensuring we provide data science solutions to the business.

WHAT YOU'LL DO

    • Develop and maintain statistical models to forecast business metrics.
    • Analyse historical data to identify trends and patterns that can improve forecasting accuracy.
    • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to gather data and understand business requirements.
    • Present forecasting results and insights to stakeholders, making recommendations for improvement.
    • Continuously monitor and refine forecast models to enhance their accuracy and reliability.
    • Assist in the preparation of reports and presentations for senior management.
    • Stay updated on industry trends and advancements in forecasting methodologies and tools.

WHO YOU ARE

    • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Statistics, Mathematics, Economics, Data Science, or a related field.
    • Strong analytical skills with the ability to interpret complex data sets.
    • Proficient in statistical software and programming languages such as Python, R, and SQL.
    • Experience with forecasting techniques and models (e.g., time series and machine learning models).
    • Excellent communication skills, with the ability to present data-driven insights clearly and concisely.
    • Detail-oriented and highly organized, with the ability to manage multiple tasks and deadlines.
    • Collaborative team player with a proactive and solution-oriented approach.
    • Familiarity with data visualization tools (e.g., Looker) is a plus.

REWARDS & BENEFITS

    • Health insurance for the whole family, flexible working environment and well-being support and tools;
    • Extra days off, sabbatical program and days for you to give back for the community;
    • Training opportunities and free access to Udemy;
    • Flexible benefits program.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES STATEMENT

    • Farfetch is committed to being an inclusive workplace where diversity in all its forms is celebrated. We make employment decisions without regard to race, religious creed, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ancestry, marital status, medical condition as defined by state law, physical or mental disability, military service or veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions, genetic information or any other classification protected by applicable federal, state or local laws or ordinances. If you require special accommodation, please let us know.