The North Face
Date Posted: 3/22/2017

Merchandising Planner

  • Company: The North Face
  • Country:United States
  • State:California
  • Location: Alameda, CA, San Francisco Bay Area
  • Required Exp: 5 year(s)
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Salary Range: Not Available
Job Description

As part of the Merchandising Planning team, this position will own assigned consumer territory and product planning across all North Americas Retail environments (Mexico, Canada, US). The Merchandising Planner will work collaboratively with the Merchandising, RD&D, Operations, Sales, and Finance departments in creating a demand plan to achieve TNF’s strategic, financial, and distribution goals.

Key Responsibilities:

- Build bottoms-up plans by territory and channel 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 understanding of the market and quantitative analysis.
- Partner with Merchandising Managers to achieve North American 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.
- Ensure regional merchandising plans for assigned category align with their respective financial plan for all North America (Canada, US, Mexico).
- Own handoffs of North America merchandising plan to the forecasting and operations teams, outlining big ideas and brand initiatives.
- Conduct ad-hoc analysis in support of merchandising directors.

Job Requirements

- Years of Related Professional Experience: 3+ years in merchandise planning, forecasting, or buying.
- Educational/Position Requirements: Bachelor’s 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 retail sales analysis and interpretation of data to identify opportunities.

To apply, please click on the "External Application" link, and be sure to let us know you found this job on Malakye!

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The North Face
Date Posted: 3/22/2017

Merchandising Planner

  • Company: The North Face
  • Country:United States
  • State:California
  • Location:Alameda, CA, San Francisco Bay Area
  • Required Exp:5 year(s)
  • Job Type:Full-Time
  • Salary Range: Not Available
Job Description

As part of the Merchandising Planning team, this position will own assigned consumer territory and product planning across all North Americas Retail environments (Mexico, Canada, US). The Merchandising Planner will work collaboratively with the Merchandising, RD&D, Operations, Sales, and Finance departments in creating a demand plan to achieve TNF’s strategic, financial, and distribution goals.

Key Responsibilities:

- Build bottoms-up plans by territory and channel 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 understanding of the market and quantitative analysis.
- Partner with Merchandising Managers to achieve North American 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.
- Ensure regional merchandising plans for assigned category align with their respective financial plan for all North America (Canada, US, Mexico).
- Own handoffs of North America merchandising plan to the forecasting and operations teams, outlining big ideas and brand initiatives.
- Conduct ad-hoc analysis in support of merchandising directors.

Job Requirements

- Years of Related Professional Experience: 3+ years in merchandise planning, forecasting, or buying.
- Educational/Position Requirements: Bachelor’s 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 retail sales analysis and interpretation of data to identify opportunities.

To apply, please click on the "External Application" link, and be sure to let us know you found this job on Malakye!

Perks

Date Posted: 3/22/2017

Merchandising Planner

  • Company: The North Face
  • Country:United States
  • State:California
  • Location:Alameda, CA, San Francisco Bay Area
  • Required Exp:5 year(s)
  • Job Type:Full-Time
  • Salary Range: Not Available