Contribute to the pre-season Planning within the market for the Brand's owned E-commerce channel (e-com) and mange in season OTB process.
*Actively support in overseeing pre-season sales and receipt guidance and post-season hindsight to drive product category sales growth by season and product buy plans by season *Implement the OTB process to meet sales, margin, and inventory turn targets and category-level inventory receipt plans and markdown plans *Contribute to the development annual channel sales, margin and receipt plans for annual budgeting process *Provide input to monthly financial guidance and forecasts to DTC Finance *Provide input for in-season forecasting; report on and analyze sales results to plan, making recommendations to influence business decisions. Manage business trends to identify sales and gross margin performance and to capitalize on profit-driving opportunities. *Participate in major go-to-market milestones to gain insight to key seasonal brand and BU strategies and initiatives, contributing financial plans for e-com outlook *Work with CTC and peers to incorporate new tools and processes into way of doing business *Seek opportunities for new business processes and drive analytical needs to increase productivity and profitability *Implement best practices for the planning function and partner with RFC/IT to ensure that we are getting the best and necessary data for the team to analyze the business *Manage planning team, including prioritizing, assigning and directing workload, managing performance and development *Support in market seasonal stock position assuring the right volumes are available on Ecom and distribution centers, and inform of changes to Allocation teams *Contribute to market in-season trading, assuring timely sales forecast by product, stock intakes and in-season markdowns *Manager stakeholders to receive input to Market CTC Assortment Planning teams in regards to range needs by cluster *Work with global/local colleagues to define and implement best in class eCom planning best practices and KPI tracking mechanisms focused on optimization of the eCom experience through in season trading best practices *Build and Manage 4-6 person team
*Market CTC (esp. Assortment Planning and Price Architecture *Market Finance teams *Market Op teams *Global DBC
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
*Relevant job experience in an Planning function, and fully qualified and trained *Combined broad theoretical and practical knowledge incl. company policies and practices *Strong competence with Planning, procedures and systems
*University degree or equivalent education required *5+ Years of work experience