Senior Retail Planner

Multiple Locations
Required Experience: 0 year(s)
Employment Type: Full-Time
Salary Range: Not available
Posted 20 hours ago

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 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 progress, authenticity and collaboration. About the Job The Senior Planner will act as a trusted business partner to support brand/category strategy and vision. The role requires strong analytical skills, financial acumen, and knowledge of the Retail market to inform the retail buy plans and set financial goals for the company. This Senior Planner will be responsible for a large volume of business, work with allocation and inventory management partners to ensure end-to-end strategy execution, and be a mentor for other planners. • Create annual plans at the division, department and classification level that support company financial goals. • Collaborate with Retail Merchants to develop customer segment productivity targets • Conduct a thorough weekly review of business to monitor and react to current trends, re-forecast department and classifications, collaborate with merchants to drive product and promotional strategies. • Manage OTB to maximize sales, inventory and turn; present financial forecast and supporting action plans at Monthly Business Reviews to management. • Drive inventory strategies; collaborate with allocation partners on timing, flow & reconciliation. • Recommend promotion, markdown, chase, cancels and other actions based on in-season business results. • Review sales & inventory forecasts to the style level on a monthly basis; ensure proper inventory levels are maintained by consistently reviewing weeks of supply and in-stock goals. • Act as a mentor, lead Planning Team processes and cross-functional projects and initiatives. • Partner with Retail Merchants to manage product life cycle • Support Retail Planning Manager in recommending profitable inventory decisions • Conduct quantitative analysis and insights to optimize line profitability—monetize new opportunities and identify risks • Analyze & publish season hindsight’s by department/category in order to recap learnings and influence future strategies. • Perform analysis on seasons’ financial and assortment performance in order to develop next seasons’ inventory plans. About You• Bachelor's degree (6+ years of combined college education and work experience may be substituted for a degree) • Minimum 4 years wholesale or retail planning experience • Flexibility with regards to job responsibilities • Ability to build constructive and effective relationships with a broad, diverse group of business partners. • Excel in an environment without extensive resources and high ambiguity with ability to be an independent problem solver. • Strong analytical skills to interpret meaningful themes from quantitative data • Highly proficient with Microsoft Excel and ability to learn new systems • Effective interpersonal and organizational skills • Thrives in a fast paced environment • Must demonstrate an energetic, positive, helpful demeanor and a passion and interest in LS & Co. • Impeccable communication skills across all channels with an ability to get the message across • Excellent time management and ability to prioritize • Must embody LS&Co values 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