Manager, Retail Business Planning

Multiple Locations
Required Experience: 0 year(s)
Employment Type: Full-Time
Salary Range: Not available
Posted 6 days ago


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As the Planning Manager, you will have the responsibility for providing leadership to the Canada Retail Planning organization. You will be a trusted partner to the Canada Merchandising organization to support channel/category vision. You will work with Allocation and Inventory Management to ensure end-to-end strategy execution and line productivity, and will also manage one retail channel.

About the Job

⏵ Coach, mentor and lead the Canada Retail Planning team

⏵ Partner with Finance to create annual plans at the channel level that support company financial goals

⏵ Collaborate with Merchandising to develop regional seasonal strategies and category targets

⏵ Develop bottoms-up sales and inventory plans, delivering top line productivity and informing financial and inventory decisions

⏵ Conduct weekly business reviews to monitor and react to current trends, reforecast department and categories, collaborate with merchants to promote product and promotional strategies

⏵ Review main product sales and inventory forecasts on a monthly basis to ensure inventory levels are maintained

⏵ Manage channel OTB to maximize sales, inventory and turn and present financial forecast and supporting action plans at Monthly Business Reviews to management

⏵ Guide inventory strategies, collaborating with Allocation and Inventory Management partners

⏵ Recommend promotion, markdown, chase strategies and other actions to achieve financial goals

⏵ Conduct quantitative analysis and provide insights to increase line profitability—monetize new opportunities and identify risks

⏵ Represent Canada Retail at essential milestone meetings, including S&OP, Investment Review and Hindsight

⏵ Lead Planning team processes, diverse plans as needed

About You

⏵ Bachelor's degree (6+ years of combined college education and work experience may be

⏵ substituted for a degree)

⏵ Minimum five (5) years planning experience, including at least two (2) years supervisory experience

⏵ Strong analytical skills to interpret meaningful themes from quantitative data

⏵ Proven ability to excel at leading a team and working in an ambiguous and constantly changing environment

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 50% off regular-price merchandise

Our 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 or family status, 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.

LOCATION1155 Battery St. San Francisco, CA, 94111FULL TIME/PART TIMEFull time