Account Planning Manager

Multiple Locations
Required Experience: 0 year(s)
Employment Type: Full-Time
Salary Range: Not available
Posted 2 days ago
Job Description
JOB DESCRIPTION We believe that clothes — and how you make them — can make a difference. Since 1853, we’ve been passionate about innovation to meet people’s needs. We invented the first blue jean. And we reinvented khaki pants. We pioneered labor and environmental guidelines for our manufacturing partners. And we build sustainability into everything we do. A company doesn’t last 160 years by standing still. It endures by reinventing itself, striving to delight its consumers, winning in the marketplace, and by remaining true to its values. We employ more than 17,000 people around the world – supporting great brands, including Levi’s®, Dockers® and Denizen®. Our employees are committed to progress, authenticity and collaboration. About the Job The purpose of the Merchandise Planning Manager position is to develop pre-season and in-season sales, inventory and margin plans for the Dockers brand at Kohl’s. You will be a trusted advisor to the regional wholesale teams (Merchandising, Sales, & Inventory Management) to guide the vision for the customer and the brand. You contribute to the success of the organization by forging diverse partnerships, creating forecasts based on historical and current trends, and leading plan reviews . Important Results: • Demand Plan Accuracy • Revenue, EBIT • Product Margin / Profitability • Fill Rates • Our performance Key Responsibilities: • Develop bottom’s up item plan forecast for Kohl’s Dockers. • Partner with Sales and Merchandising to guide important decisions and develop seasonal strategies. • Conduct quantitative analysis to increase sales & profitability; monetize new opportunities and identify risks. • Lead the account monthly Plan Review process by presenting, communicating and promoting the plan position in relation to annual financial targets. Gain agreement from customer, LS&Co leadership and diverse partners and build the plan positions. • Identify opportunities to increase sales & revenue • Partner with inventory management to reconcile supply and customer demand monthly. • Advocate the End-to-End Planning process and the brand’s go-to-market calendar. • Take on additional projects as needed. • Travel up to 25%. About You• Bachelor's degree (8+ years of combined college education and work experience may be substituted for a degree). • Minimum 7 years of experience in a planning function with management experience • Forecast/planning experience in the wholesale apparel industry preferred • Experienceleading a team and working in an ambiguous and constantly changing environment • Ability to drive business decisions and lead projects with multi-functional partners • Strong organizational skills, driven, and focused on meeting deadlines • Innovative problem solving and partnering skills • Experienced team member who has exceptional analytical, communication and influencing skills Perks We put a lot of thought into our programs to provide you with a benefits package that matters. Whether it is for medical care, taking time off, improving your health or planning for retirement, we've got you covered. Here's a small snapshot: • 401K match: $1.25 for every $1.00 you contribute up to the first 6% of pay you save. • Five hours of paid volunteer time per month with nonprofit organizations • Product discount of 40% off regular-price merchandise The Company's policy is to provide equal opportunity to all persons without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression, marital status, Vietnam era/disabled veteran status, physical or mental disability, or other protected classes prohibited by applicable law. Company policy prohibits harassment of applicants or employees on the basis of any protected classes. The Company has established a continuing Affirmative Action Program to assure equal employment opportunity in all its policy decisions affecting recruitment, selection, assignment, promotion, training, and all other terms and conditions of employment. LOCATION1155 Battery St. San Francisco, CA, 94111FULL TIME/PART TIMEFull time