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NIKE, Inc. does more than outfit the world's best athletes. It is a place to explore potential, obliterate boundaries and push out the edges of what can be. The company looks for people who can grow, think, dream and create. Its culture thrives by embracing diversity and rewarding imagination. The brand seeks achievers, leaders and visionaries. At Nike, it's about each person bringing skills and passion to a challenging and constantly evolving game.
Nike, Inc. Retail Corporate is the backbone to stores around the world. A global network of teams Finance, Human Resources, Talent Development, Marketing, Merchandising, Real Estate and Strategic Planning direct the daily operations of Nike.com and the hundreds of Nike Stores and Nike Factory Stores. Retail Corporate teams share the same passion and energy for the brand as their in-store teammates, and it shows: Retail continues to be one of Nike's top areas of growth.
As aRetail Planner for NA Sales Planning within Demand and Supply Management (DSM),you'll collaborate with key stakeholders across the Integrated Account Team and
External Account. You will develop and manage bottoms up and tops downfinancial plans based on assortment at the BU / Category / Gender level.
Develop the topline plan for an assigned account (or group of accounts) including retail sales, receipts, inventory, margin, and turn
Create informed plans against categories, gender, and business units (FW/APP/EQ)
Establish monthly sales and inventory plans by comp stores and new stores
Ensure the bottoms up assortment retail plan & metrics are aligned against the seasonal wholesale plan
Drive Collaboration and include input from key stakeholders including the Account, Sales, Planning, Category, and Merchandising to drive one plan.
Identify potential opportunities and / or risks in the business against inventory plans; develop actionable recommendations for execution
Create & manage monthly (rolling 12 months) OTB forecast (sales, inventory, margin, turn) against plan dimensions of category, gender, business unit for the account; adjust plans if necessary
Scorecard weekly results to plan
Create & manage monthly Ladder plans for AA styles and Franchise / Key Initiatives
Weekly / Monthly / Seasonal reporting
Develop topline business review of business vs. plan and LY - sales, margin, inventory, and turn
Share business review with account, account team and internal cross functional partners
Review comp door and new door performance
Recap bookings gross to net
Bachelor's degree in Business, Finance, Sales, Fashion, Marketing or a related discipline
5+ years' experience in Buying, Planning, Allocation and/or Vendor Sales for a multi-store retailer
2 years' additional experience in lieu of a degree
Comprehensive understanding of retail math
Experience in gross margin profitability planning
Ability to create monthly reports, top line sales plans, track promotional calendar/events and pre-meeting prep
Strong and demonstrated ability to effectively communicate and influence others
Ability to interpret financial sales data to make decisions and recommendations that impact the business
Advanced knowledge of MS office applications; proficiency in Excel including creating spreadsheets, complex formulas, pivot tables, etc.
Ability to work in a matrix environment with multiple business functions
Strong team player and ability to work with the cross functional partners and senior management on all aspects of the business
Experience in developing an understanding of customers, competitors and retail trends; knowledge of sports apparel and footwear market preferred
Experience with planning software/tools and merchandise management systems is preferred
NIKE, Inc. is a growth company that looks for team members to grow with it. Nike offers a generous total rewards package, casual work environment, a diverse and inclusive culture, and an electric atmosphere for professional development. No matter the location, or the role, every Nike employee shares one galvanizing mission: To bring inspiration and innovation to every athlete* in the world.
NIKE, Inc. is committed to employing a diverse workforce. Qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or disability.
Job ID 00412732