Senior Retail Planner

Beaverton Oregon
Required Experience: 0 year(s)
Employment Type: Full-Time
Salary Range: Not available
Posted 5 days ago
Job Description
Become a Part of the NIKE, Inc. Team
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.
Nike, Inc. Retail Corporate is the backbone to stores around the world. A global network of teams — Finance, Human Resources, Talent Development, Marketing, Merchandising, Real Estate and Strategic Planning — direct the daily operations of Nike.com and the hundreds of Nike Stores and Nike Factory Stores. Retail Corporate teams share the same passion and energy for the brand as their in-store teammates, and it shows: Retail continues to be one of Nike’s top areas of growth.
DescriptionWorking in Nike's Direct to Consumer business within Demand and Supply Management (DSM) will be rewarding, it'll be challenging, and it'll most definitely not be just another job. You'll be an ambassador of the Nike brand - everything we stand for: drive, determination, the unyielding commitment to excellence, these all will 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. This position will have responsibilities over our Asia Pacific Latin America (APLA) geography and Nike Store Owned (NSO) locations.Key Deliverables:
Retail Plans aligned to Depth and Cluster guidance with a focus on Power Franchise/key items
Provide context to submission – what is the story behind the numbers specifically to shifts from previous forecasts, gaps to LY and to seasonal targets.
Pre – Season:
Develop/refine CC targets for Nike Store Owned (NSO) based on retail strategies and opportunities; ensure plan reconciles with topline financial plan developed by the Business Planner
Partner with Territory NSO Planners to align with and make recommendations to Merchandising regarding seasonal product flow strategies
Incorporate the estimated impact of seasonal marketing stories, initiatives and messages into plans while considering the accounts retail calendar
Create bottoms up plans for Nike Company Stores (NCS) and present out to Territory
Gather feedback from Merchandisers and Territory to refine NCS plans
Develop allocations and create order sheets partnering with MPO (Operations) for order management
Create size curves for NCS and maintain size curves at a monthly cadence
In – Season:Weekly recap and analysis of best and slow sellers vs. plan and LY
Weekly performance review of key items and stories for the season
Mid-season hind sighting of key items and assortment performance
Create recommended regular and markdown sales plan and timing
Post – Season:Recap the performance of the assortment including average weekly sell-through, color performance, and SKU productivity
Analyze and report key item contribution
Provide insights and recommendations to key stakeholders e.g. Account, Sales, Merchandising, Retail Brand, for future season planning
Recap performance of marketing and seasonal stories and proactively provide insights for future planning
QualificationsBachelor’s degree in Business, Finance, Sales, Fashion, Marketing or a related field
5+ years’ experience in Buying, Planning, Allocation and/or Vendor Sales for a multi-store retailer or Assortment Planning experience with other apparel / footwear wholesale organization; 2 years’ additional experience in lieu of a degree
Comprehensive understanding of retail math
Experience in gross margin profitability planning
Ability to interpret financial sales data to make decisions and recommendations that impact the business
Ability to create monthly reports, style-level sales plans, track promotional calendar/events and pre-meeting prep
Experience in developing an understanding of customers, competitors and retail trends; knowledge of sports apparel and footwear market preferred
Excellent and demonstrated ability to effectively communicate and guide others
Advanced knowledge of MS office applications; proficiency in Excel including creating spreadsheets, complex formulas, pivot tables, etc.
Experience with planning software/tools and merchandise management systems is preferred
Ability to work in a matrix environment with multiple business functions
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 00416006