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The North Face was built on a love for the outdoors and the desire to enable all types of exploration, for all people, from their backyards to the Himalayas. Over the last 50 years we've lived by our true north, the belief that exploration has the power to change us, to challenge us and to help us see the world from new perspectives.To help ignite a global movement of outdoor exploration, love for the natural world and an unwavering commitment to protect it, we welcome and encourage new participants to the outdoors. We extend our reach through support of non-profit organizations, establishing programs that connect participants with close-to-home recreation opportunities, and creating a connection with young leaders, inspiring them to explore and conserve.
As we enter our sixth decade, we pledge to:
Empower exploration and the thrill of the unknown for as many people as possible.
Protect the places where we live, play, and operate.
Evolve the way we make our products by improving our environmental performance and social responsibility in the supply chain.
As of October 18, 2021, this position requires proof of being fully vaccinated for COVID-19 on the first day of employment, absent need for medical or religious accommodation or other exemption as allowed by state or local law. Further information provided during the recruitment process.Senior Global Merchandising Planner
As part of the Global Merchandise Planning team, this position will own assigned consumer territory and product planning across all Global environments (NA, EMEA, APAC). The Merchandise Planner will work collaboratively with Category Management, Operations, Sales, and Finance departments in creating seasonal plans to achieve TNFs strategic, financial, and distribution goals.
How You Will Make a Difference
Build bottoms-up plans by territory and region at the style and color level to align with financial plan based on merchant insights, sell-thru data, historical trend, and seasonal initiatives
Inform segmented assortment strategies using market insights and quantitative analysis
Partner with Category Managers to achieve Global revenue & margin targets through collaboration with finance, sales, and product teams
Provide volume line planning guidance to merchandising and product management, including SKU efficiency analysis
A key part of this role will also be in data management and building reports in either excel or tableau
Conduct ad-hoc analysis in support of merchandising directors
FreeToBe,Inclusion & Diversity
As a purpose-led, performance driven company, we strive to foster a culture of belonging based on respect, connection, openness and authenticity.We are committed to buildingandmaintaining aworkplacethat celebrates the diversity of our associates,allowing them to bring their authentic selves to work every day.
Skills for Success
Years of Related Professional Experience: 3+ years in merchandise planning, forecasting, or buying
Educational/Position Requirements: Bachelors degree
Computer/Software Applications: Microsoft Office Suite very strong Excel required. BI reporting tools a plus.
Strong analytical skills and ability to communicate analysis to broad audience, Strong communication skills both verbal and written.
Strong cross functional collaboration skills required.
Strong organizational skills and the ability to juggle multiple priorities and deadlines.
Experience product forecasting, statistical modeling and/or strategic planning, Experience in database management a plus
Special Physical and/or Mental Requirements:
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Where You Will Be Located
Whats in itForYou
Were in thebusiness of unleashing human potential, driven by the ideas, energy and commitment of our people. Thats why we offer comprehensive benefits that encouragemental,physical and financial well-being for all VF associates. When it comes to benefits, were the total package. Go toMyVFBenefits.com and click on Looking to Join VF?to learn more.
Our Parent Company, VF Corporation
VF is one of the worlds largest apparel, footwear and accessories companies connecting people to the lifestyles, activities and experiences they cherish through our family of iconic outdoor, active and workwear brands. At the heart of our journey lies our company-wide purpose: We power movements of sustainable and active lifestyles for the betterment of people and our planet. This is our purpose. Its the reason we come to work every day. Its a commitment shared by our global associates acrossallbrands. Our purpose unites us and leads us to pursue our goals, together. This is our calling. Learn more at vfc.com
We just have one question. Are you in?
$66,528.00 USD - $99,792.00 USD annually
Annual Incentive Eligibility:
This position is eligible to participate in VF's Annual Incentive Plan. Incentive Plan awards are contingent upon (1) achievement of your individual objectives and (2) VF achieving its' Corporate and business level financial objectives.
Long Term Incentive Eligibility:
This position is not eligible for long term incentive.
Benefits at VF:
You can review a general overview of each benefit program offered, including this year's medical plan rates on www.MyVFbenefits.com and clicking, Looking to Join VF? Detailed information on your benefits will be provided during your onboarding process.