Wholesale Planner

Job title: Wholesale Planner
Contract type: Full-time
Location: New York
Discipline: Fashion
Remote: No
Reference: 417260
Contact name: Jassah Gittens
Job Published: January 01, 1970

Job description


As a Wholesale Planner based in the New York Corporate office you will play a key role within the Wholesale team. Reporting directly to the Senior Manager of Wholesale and Outlet Planning, you will assist in detecting business trends and identifying risks/opportunities. Additionally, this role will produce insights and analysis to pro-actively determine needs that help address business conditions, drive sales and sell through, and reduce leftover inventory.

The core responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to, the following:


Analyze and report sales from Wholesale Customers on a regular cadence by classification and account
Standard reporting analysis includes but not limited to: CQR, sell-thru, sell-out, stock level, weeks of supply, style, ecommerce, and geographic market
Manage sales data from various sources both internally and from external partners
Support Senior Manager in developing seasonal budgets by store by category that ties to financial targets and trends
Manage seasonal sell-in tracker pre and post market, monitor for accuracy and create hindsight analysis
Budget and track returns, discounts, and DSA expenses; Ensuring accruals are adequate
Management of Continuative Quick Response (basics) program: sell-out, sell-in, six-to-twelve-month demand forecasts
Monitor Wholesale Seasonal basckup inventory, ensure aged product are reviewed by Wholesale team and Outlet Merchandiser with action to be selling off
Development of ad hoc reporting
Performing ROI’s on new projects and post implementation review as required
Support Account Executives with Sell-Thru and Margin Agreement deal templates
Influence and educate core strategies and insights to engage stakeholders to support optimization of business opportunities
Partner with Management team to align cross-functional objectives and best practices
Develop and maintain cross-divisional relationships across multiple levels of management

Minimum 3-5 years of merchandise planning, allocation, merchandising, strategy, or business analytics, preferably in the Wholesale/Retail industry
Bachelor's degree is preferred
Expert Excel and analytical skills
Attention to detail, ability to manage high volumes of data
Expert command of retail math concepts, applications, and statistical analysis
Result-focused, highly driven to improve performance & excellence
Proficient across Microsoft Office Programs
Excellent presentation and communication skills
Self-motivated with ability to prioritize multiple deadlines, flexible under changing priorities
Knowledge of AS400 and SkyPad a plus

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