Sr. Lead, Planning Operations

Multiple Locations
Required Experience: 0 year(s)
Employment Type: Full-Time
Salary Range: Not available
Posted 8 days ago

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?!
This role will be responsible for optimizing data quality and accessibility in order to deliver insights to inform Go-to-Market, Marketing, Merchandising, Planning, and Supply Chain decisions in pursuit of our company goals and strategies. The teammate will be responsible for identifying and executing data and reporting improvement opportunities to enhance UA’s capabilities to create line architecture, set financial targets, improve margin, increase sales and serviceability, and make informed inventory decisions – among other key activities. To execute this critical role, a qualified teammate will require significant experience in planning, and advanced knowledge of UA data and reporting structures; and will have established relationships across all functions and levels to execute planning processes
Establish & lead weekly, monthly, and quarterly planning, reporting and analytics operational processes to support GTM, Demand Planning, Sales Planning, Supply Planning, Sourcing, Merchandising, Marketing, and Finance
Manage, facilitate, and improve seasonal Consensus and Post-Mortem data, reporting, and meetings, supporting GTM and global UA strategy alignment.  Solicit feedback from ELG on ongoing improvement opportunities.
Plan and manage data, analytics, and reporting improvement projects – leading opportunity identification, scoping, cross-functional teammate management, implementation, and sustainability. Track and monitor project KPIs to measure improvements and expected benefits
Define, maintain, and govern planning data structures, including product type classifications
Develop and deliver presentations and appropriate communications to support strategic and operational decision making, planning projects, and change management.  Audience includes ELG, business unit townhalls & staff meetings
Teammate will be required to work in a highly autonomous environment – creating & influencing a network of teammates to implement and optimize processes
Teammate will be responsible for leading and coaching teammates at all levels in the usage of data and reporting, and execution of improvement initiatives
Teammate will deliver coaching to and support development of fellow Planning Ops and Planning teammates
Teammate will be responsible for the continuous improvement and development of individual capabilities including data, analytics, reporting, process, communications, and leadership
Decision Making Responsibilities include:Prcess design and improvement
Data, analytics, and reprting design and improvement
Cmmunication development and distribution
Initiative develpment, prioritization, and execution

Challenges include:Highly cmplex data environment
Cnverting data into insights within an extremely tight GTM calendar
Prducing efficient reports for a variety of stakeholders with diverse needs
Delivering insights in the apprpriate context for the audience
Cntinuous process and organizational change

What do you need?
GET IT DONE – ACCOUNTABILITY Takes responsibility and ownership for own tasks, decisions and outcomes. Deliver consistent results and hits deadlines within the scope of the role.
FIND A BETTER WAY – CREATIVITY & INNOVATION   Demonstrates curiosity by asking questions about current practices and suggesting potential changes. Generates new ideas in team settings.
WIN TOGETHER – COLLABORATION Acknowledges own role and how it contributes to the common goals of the team. Builds trusting relationships with teammates and works with others in alignment with team goals.
THINK GLOBALLY – GLOBAL PERSPECTIVE Demonstrates understanding of local cultural practices. Displays interest in and appreciation for global perspectives. May apply cultural understanding to support other teammates in global business interactions.
MAKE THE RIGHT CALL – INTEGRITY AND ETHICS Acts in alignment with UA values and principles, encouraging other Teammates to do the same.
Bachelor’s Degree
8+ years professional experience
5 or more years merchandise palnning/store planning, inventory, demand planning, or other business planning experience
Planning: merchandise, inventory, demand, sales, or other business planning
Leadership: leadership skills to drive cross-functional collaboration and alignment, influence decision making, and drive change
Analytical: strong analytical skills to collect, process and interpret complex data
Process: ability to analyze, measure, design and improve processes
Communication: elevated communication skills to work effectively with teammates at all career levels, create cross-functional alignment, and deliver effective presentations
Problem Solving: research skills to identify root cause and potential solves for data, reporting, and process improvements
Team: demonstrated teamwork capabilities with a track record of executing work with cross-functional teams
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, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool.