Planner, Merchandise - Retail

Multiple Locations
Required Experience: 0 year(s)
Employment Type: Full-Time
Salary Range: Not available
Posted 10 days ago

YOUR MISSIONDevelop and provide preseason parameters to Merchants regarding budget spend for style options while optimizing flow and inventory turn
Collaborate with Buyer on season strategy incorporating review of past category/concept performance, agreement on investment for the future
Build, maintain and regularly adjust Open to Buy inventory and sales plans
Create and manage markdown strategies that maximize profit and inventory liquidation
Lead weekly, monthly, quarterly and seasonal reviews of the collection performance
Lead analysis of product past performance data and identify missed opportunities
Create and update size profiles for new and replenishment skus and ensure size quantities are correct
Build and maintain collaborative partnership and communicate effectively with internal colleagues


YOUR TALENT3-5 years of experience at Planner level required
Retail Planning experience strongly preferred
Degree educated. In the absence of degree relevant work experience must be demonstrated
Knowledge and experience with merchandising systems
Advanced proficiency with Microsoft Office, especially Excel
Experience in working with a fashion/branded environment
Excellent Analytical skills Ability to use extensive system knowledge to prepare informative reporting tools. Generate, analyze and recommend alternative actions. Determine relevant information and draw sound conclusions
Demonstrate smart risk taking and a strong entrepreneurial spirit
Demonstrate financial acumen understand what drives the bottom line. Understand what actions can be taken to impact it
Establish Plans Utilize business strategies to develop realistic plans and drive to execution
Innovate Continually look for ways to experiment and drive new learning. Translate insights into original concepts that benefit the business
In mid-2021, the PUMA North America Regional Corporate Headquarters will be moving to a new office located in Somerville, MA. All positions currently located at the Westford office, as well as at our International Boston office, will make this transition



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For additional information, please contact: us-hrrecruiter@puma.com