Digital Merchandise Planning Manager - Men's
- Nike, Inc.
- United States
- 0 year(s)
- Not Available
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NIKE, Inc. does more than outfit the world's best athletes. It is a place to explore potential, obliterate boundaries and push out the edges of what can be. The company looks for people who can grow, think, dream and create. Its culture thrives by embracing diversity and rewarding imagination. The brand seeks achievers, leaders and visionaries. At Nike, it’s about each person bringing skills and passion to a challenging and constantly evolving game.
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DescriptionWorking in Nike's Digital business within the Demand and Supply Management (DSM) organization will be rewarding, it will be challenging, and it will most definitely not be just another job. You'll be an ambassador of the Nike brand - everything we strand for: drive, determination, the unyielding commitment to excellence, these will all be a part of your everyday experience. We're committed to making every consumer's experience a rewarding one, and as a member of our retail team, your contributions will be a big part of our success.As a Nike Digital merchandise planning manager you will develop, execute and communicate merchandise financial plans and strategies that support the merchandising, marketing and financial objectives of a division. You'll create and update style level merchandise plans to reflect consumer and store needs by working closely with functional and cross functional partnerships and driving the vertical retail model. In this role, you will drive financial results that maximize sales, inventory and bottom line profitability at the style level for a category within our portfolio. Your work will include analyzing historical data and current trends to identify risks and opportunities by department and class for the preseason, as well as in-season business.In this role you will establish clear merchandise plans that tell a story for the season and help merchandising to create a line grounded in profitability and consumer centric offering. This will include collaborating with category partners, merchandising and business units to develop and communicate a comprehensive strategy that aligns future financial and product opportunities. You'll create pre-season style plans that support divisional goals. You will recap and analyze actual sales results to plan, and forecast in-season sales and inventories on a weekly/monthly/quarterly basis. In addition, you'll develop monthly forecasts of sales and inventory for all basic and fashion styles and will develop strategies to meet department financial goals and own open to buy forecasts.In addition, as our Digital Merchandise Planning Manager, you will be responsible for up to three direct reports. This includes managing their development as highly successful Merchandise planners, mentoring their career path and motivating them in their daily tasks.This role will include presenting financial plans, forecasts and strategies in key meetings. You will proactively report on the health of the business and facilitate smart business decisions, communicate financial results, forecasts, and action plans to managers and cross-functional team members on a weekly basis. You will collaborate with peers to ensure consistency of information, share best practices and develop systems knowledge. You'll participate in a team structure that facilitates and maximizes individual and team performance, supporting and fostering an open and inclusive environment that embraces diversity, encourages accountability, and drives toward results.Qualifications4-year/university Degree (e.g. Bachelor's) in Business or related field; 2 additional years' experience is generally accepted in lieu of degree level education (applies to 4-year Degree or greater)
6 years' retail relevant experience in merchandise planning, company planning, merchandising or allocation
Experience managing or mentoring people required
Expert Retail Math skills including intricacies of open to buy and margin management, retail and financial experience, understanding and familiarity of retail planning software and inventory management experience required
Familiarity with merchandise management systems
PC literate with working knowledge of Excel including setting up spreadsheets, formulas, etc.
Ability to effectively communicate complex and/or controversial topics and concepts to a wide and diverse audience
Ability to develop strong working relationships with management and external resources
Strong knowledge of cross team calibration
High degree of professionalism
NIKE, Inc. is a growth company that looks for team members to grow with it. Nike offers a generous total rewards package, casual work environment, a diverse and inclusive culture, and an electric atmosphere for professional development. No matter the location, or the role, every Nike employee shares one galvanizing mission: To bring inspiration and innovation to every athlete* in the world.
NIKE, Inc. is committed to employing a diverse workforce. Qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or disability.
Job ID 00405733