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We’re looking for a Supply and Inventory Planning Manager - Jordan Brand to drive supply/inventory health for key segments of the APLA consumer business. Join our team!
This position owns and leads supply and inventory plans across multiple seasons, ensuring that all products are planned, evaluating risks and opportunities, identifying issues, and communicating all relevant information within S&IP and Consumer teams that drive productive inventory and strong business results. This role will collaborate and influence cross functional business partners through proactive planning and analysis of metrics to build strategic supply and deliver healthy & productive inventory positions.
The candidate needs to have a proven record of critical thinking, resolving business issues as well as the ability to communicate sophisticated and/or sensitive topics and provide recommendations to a wide and diverse audience.WHAT YOU WILL WORK ON
If this is you, you will be accountable for the planning performance and inventory health of an assigned consumer segment, collaborating with internal and cross functional teams. You will lead monthly inventory and supply reviews where you will discuss any risks and propose solutions to leadership and partner teams. You’ll be conducting analysis to proactively identify challenges and lead communication, recommendations and execution of a wide variety of supply activities. You will drive multi-season reviews across key franchise or classifications to drive inventory health on our most critical products; influencing marketplace decisions and future inventory investment. At times, we will look to you to take initiative on projects and key initiatives that have an impact to our day-to-day business.
A typical day/week revolves around proactively driving actions to keep a healthy inventory position in the assigned business segment. You will use multiple reports and dashboards to review metrics, calling out any issues that will cause unfulfilled demand and/or a delay to timelines and lead recommendations/decisions that maintain a healthy Weeks of Supply for your Consumer Segment. You will report and communicate to territory teams and consumer planning teams delivery expectations, risks and opportunities. You will support and drive critical initiatives that are relevant to our Geography and Territories.WHO YOU WILL WORK WITH
This position reports in to the Supply & Inventory Planning Director, working closely with S&IP analysts and inventory operations to resolve issues. You will serve as the S&IP key partner for the Consumer Planning leadership team, including Assortment Planning, Integrated Marketplace Planning and Merchandise Financial Planning as well as Global Supply Planning.
- 5+ years planning expertise with clear understanding of E2E Planning Ecosystem; including Retail Sales / Demand, Supply / Inventory, Revenue / Margin and Operational Planning.
- Proficiency in Excel and Tableau
- Understanding of product, merchandise or consumer code processes with strong consumer awareness and ability to interpret consumer trends into effective plans.
- Experience assessing and mitigating risks and liabilities that could impact our ability to meet market demand; strong ability to assess and quantify risks, determine scenarios and tradeoffs and recommendations with balanced incentives
- Flexibility in switching from strategic to tactical and operational levels of thinking and working, specifically in strategy deployment ensuring priorities are clear and plans are aligned to meet commitments and organizational goals
- Outstanding interpersonal, influencing and facilitation skills
- Ability to build positive relationships cross-functionally and cross-culturally
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