Planner, Youth, North America Ecommerce Planning

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Employment Type: Full-Time
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Job Description
Under Armour is all about performance. Because what we make empowers athletes in every form to push themselves, to turn good into great, and to stay hungry for whatever comes next. And this is exactly what we expect from each other.
Working with us means one key thing: no matter what you do, you see every day and every project as a chance to push your field forward. In every store and every office, we build teams where everyone is an MVP. And together we tackle every challenge head on. Because we work to push the gear, the game, and ourselves farther.
We’re looking for people who do more than good work. We’re looking for the Best in Every Game.
Under Armour is the chosen brand of this generation of athletes... and the athletes of tomorrow. We're about performance - in training and on game day, in blistering heat and bitter cold. Whatever the conditions, whatever the sport, Under Armour delivers the advantage athletes have come to demand.That demand has created an environment of growth. An environment where building a great team is vital. An environment where doing whatever it takes is the baseline and going above and beyond to protect the Brand is commonplace.The world's hungriest athletes live by a code, a pledge to themselves and everyone else: Protect This House... I Will.  Our goal is to Build A Great Team!  Will YOU…Protect This House?!
Under Armour NA DTC is looking for a talented professional to join their Ecommerce Merchandise Planning team. The NA Ecommerce Planner role is a rare opportunity to be a part of a rapidly growing brand and division. Passion, desire and integrity are traits we look for in our teammates. You will play a key role in the pre-season financial and inventory planning process as well as in-season inventory optimization in a specific product category for our UA North America Ecommerce channel and can make an instant impact to the business. This individual will work closely with our Brand House, Factory House, 3rd Party, and Wholesale Planning teams as well as our Merchandising, Product, and Supply Chain teams amongst others here at UA to drive and deliver results.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Develop preseason sales, margin and inventory turn plans that support Under Armour major growth strategies at the division, department and key item level.
Develop seasonal plans by analyzing historical data and current trends while identifying risks and opportunities. Reconcile plans from a top down and bottom up perspective.
Forecast sales, margin and inventory turn by month, at a brand level and communicate business performance during weekly sales and monthly open to buy meetings.
Provide monthly season style-color forecasts in alignment with Integrated Planning Calendar.
Analyze and react to financial, market, customer trends and formulate appropriate strategies in partnership with the cross-functional team.
Create brand and category level quarterly hindsight reports to drive strategic assortment decisions for future quarters and in-season management.
Plan and project receipt flow for key items to support sales forecasts.
Publish weekly business reporting and provide expert analysis on trends and recommendation.
Provide analysis around promotional events and iconic product, as-needed.
Support an environment that fosters respect for the ideas of others as well as ongoing collaboration to execute business strategy.
Establish, nurture, and utilize internal and external partners to drive the business.
Partner with Merchant team to create top line and divisional sales, inventory and gross margin goals.
Partner with Merchant team to recommend promotional pricing and strategies.
Lead special projects and business opportunities on behalf of the Planning team.
Competencies
Consistently produces results at the functional team levelAccountable for their own execution, and that of their team (where applicable).
Achieves personal and team goals.
Can complete a project with minimal direction.
Inspires confidence from their achievements that they will deliver. Done! Done! Done!

Lives and inspires the Under Armour Culture throughout the CompanyLives for the Company values in their everyday interactions.
Commits time and energy to the success of the Company.
Positively represents UA outside of the Company.

Assists in executing on a strategic plan that creates a unique advantage for UA in the marketplaceCompletes projects that have significant impact on their Business Unit.
Develops and proposes ideas that support the achievement of UA strategies.
Analyzes and challenges work methods to determine process improvement and better results.
Communicates team vision and goals in alignment with UA's strategic direction.
Recognizes the potential impact of internal and external challenges on future state of the business unit, and develops action plans to meet these challenges.

Has their team’s and peer’s trustDelivers what is promised.
Proactive thinker who pushes for what is best for the functional team.
Is included in critical decisions as it pertains to their functions.
Provides thinking that is valuable to the organization.

Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
2-3 years proven experience working within a forecasting system such as APO, Logility, or 7th Online – preferably supporting an Ecommerce/Retail/Omni-channel business.
Demonstrated fluency in SAP and Business Warehouse Reporting tools including the ability to successfully mine data, create ad hoc reporting, analyze, and succinctly summarize to drive key business decisions.
Ability to prioritize multiple tasks simultaneously, utilize resources effectively and drive themselves and their team for results in a fast paced, growth environment.
Strong knowledge and experience of the problem solving process and its application in addressing critical business issues.
Established ability to build and maintain effective working relationships to drive collaboration, teamwork and business results.
Strong verbal and written communication skills and ability to tailor message to all levels in the business.
Demonstrated track record of proficiency with Microsoft Office suite, including advanced Excel skills to facilitate data analysis and critical problem solving.
2+ years of Ecommerce specific planning experience preferred.
Education and/or Experience
Bachelor’s degree or related work experience.
Minimum 2-3 years merchandise planning experience in a progressive & growth focused retail organization.
Excel skills imperative. Experience in systems and programs relative to planning processes.
Excellent partnership skills.
Strong analytical skills with the ability to analyze complex quantitative data.
Strong presentation skills.
Ability to be a part of a team, set challenging standards, develop strong partnerships, and lead others to action.
At Under Armour, we are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy (including childbirth, lactation and related medical conditions), national origin, age, physical and mental disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information (including characteristics and testing), military and veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by applicable law.  Under Armour believes that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success as a global company, and we seek to recruit, develo