Planner I - Men's & Boy's Train

Multiple Locations
Required Experience: 0 year(s)
Employment Type: Full-Time
Salary Range: Not available
Posted 11 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?!
POSITION SUMMARY:
The Planner I – Men’s & Boy’s Train will assist with the development of seasonal targets, the conception of the category line architecture and is responsible for the creation of the Category Merchandise Plan at the style level.  The Planner I is a strategic partner to the GM, Merchants and Product line managers.  A planner 1 is expected to understand and articulate the health of the business back to the team, and help model out opportunities or risks, and assist with decisions making around segmentation, allocations, pricing strategies and flow. 
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Assist with the development and maintenance of top line category targets for sales growth, demand, style/SKU counts, and $ productivity by category for each GTM season.
Assist the team with the strategic vision for the category architecture including segmentation, allocations, pricing and article flow. Leverage data/analytics including: ST%, Sell-in, Color analytics, etc.
Establish Seasonal style level forecast that ultimately mirror back to seasonal targets and corporate 5yp strategies. This includes GMP.5 Allocation pass as well as the GMP1 style less pass.
Build and maintain style-color level allocation plans by region using door count, ST%, weeks-on-floor and AUD methodology.  Collaborate extensively with regions to ensure transparency and alignment of allocation strategy. (i.e. Curry Golf)
Review and analyze complex historical trends & data to optimize future forecasts & to inform strategies and action plans. Understand and articulate the health of the business back to the team. Partner with the planning manager and merchants to model out opportunity or risks
Asset Management: Prepare category performance scorecards (sell through results, future opportunities/risks). Partner with GMs to prepare for quarterly business reviews for finance team. Complete ad-hoc analysis as needed. (i.e. Spieth)
Ensure accurate maintenance of planning-owned data fields. Complete prescribed templates to facilitate target/ plan submissions.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Ability to analyze complex quantitative data 
Problem solving skills to identify root cause and potential solves of reporting and forecasting anomalies
Communication skills to clearly explain forecast logic to cross functional stakeholders.  Problem solving skills to identify root cause and potential solves of reporting and forecasting anomalies.
Excellent partnership, collaboration and presentation skills. 
Excellent in Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint and BI reporting tools; planning system experience a plus
Track record of hitting time lines and deliverables in a fast-paced environment. 
Proficient in retail math, forecasting methodology and excel skills.
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:
Bachelor's Degree or related experience.
Minimum 1-2 years merchandise planning, store planning, inventory or other business planning experience

OTHER REQUIREMENTS:
Travel – less than 10%
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.