Senior Store Planner

Multiple Locations
Required Experience: 0 year(s)
Employment Type: Full-Time
Salary Range: Not available
Posted 14 hours ago
Job Description
JOB DESCRIPTION We believe that clothes — and how you make them — can make a difference. Since 1853, we’ve been obsessed with 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 work to 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 innovation, creativity and collaboration. Put simply, if you’re looking for a new opportunity, this is a great place to grow your career. Purpose: The Store Planning function is responsible for helping the retail team meet financial objectives by translating product strategies into store clusters and ensuring that each store’s profitability and potential is fully optimized. Through detailed analysis of store level performance and partnership with the field leadership team, this role helps to forecast and balance inventory across the fleet. In addition, this role supports the opening of new/relocation stores with a strategic mindset, and most importantly is the trusted advisor to the planning, merchandising and allocation functions within retail. Primary Responsibilities: • Build pre-season store clusters to support merchandising strategies and financial plans • Create and maintain in-season store/category deviations in allocation system to inform initial flow quantities and capitalize on store level opportunities • Manage and balance store level inventory by effectively communicating inventory position and suggested plan of action to planning and allocation teams • Partner with field teams on store specific sales opportunities and work back with cross-functional teams to address • Forecast required stock levels to deliver key seasonal/promotional time-frames within the business • Create and deliver store level reporting to give the organization a clear view to our performance by door as well as aggregated performance by store cluster/ region • Manage new/relocation store opening process and recommend capacity requirements/ inventory strategies to support financial targets • Recommend and analyze results for store/cluster specific promotional opportunities aimed to optimize KPI performance • Collaborate with merchandising to identify localized assortment/ allocation opportunities and present data-informed solutions • Maintain store level attributes in global databases • Align with Global Store Planning lead and regional store planning peers to adopt best practices Education and Experience: • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience required • 3-5 years of retail allocation/planning/ store planning or related analytical experience Skills • Exceptional analytical and problem solving skills with proven ability to convert findings into action plans and solutions • Strong mathematical and statistical aptitude with abilities to synthesize and draw conclusions from large data sets • High level of proficiency in retail math with clear understanding of how to impact key financial measurements • Able to develop and maintain strong working relationships with peers and a large cross-functional team • Ability to influence cross-functionally, and convey well-informed point of view • Demonstrates strong listening, oral and written communication skills • Flexible and adaptive to changing priorities with willingness to learn and drive process improvements • Able to work independently to prioritize activities based on business needs and deadlines • Strong skill-set with MS Office programs, particularly Excel, and experience working with Business Intelligence Software 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