Our Client is an international lifestyle brand who has extensive growth plans over the next 24 months.
They are recruiting a Planning Manager to join their team. The Planning Manager will be instrumental to the growth and success of the brand. You will partner with the VP of Planning to establish and develop the business’s strategies.
The planning manager will be responsible for:
*You will be responsible for developing annual and 3 year financial plans
*Analyze selling data by style, concept, and program for account structure, in addition to determining the SKU and class targets by climate and grade
*Partner with merchandisers and use their input to incorporate product strategies into plans
*Partner with the VP of Planning on meeting preparation & presentation of seasonal plans to retailers
*Partner with accountants on how to strategize and drive sales on markdowns & price reductions*Forecast and maintain OTB’s weekly: sales, receipts, markdowns, margin.
*Prepare weekly reporting and analysis on account door performance, class and style
*Maintain productivity reports and each branch’s trend reports
*Partner with merchandising to make any required adjustments to plans/orders
*Work with Customer service to ensure customer PO’s are in system
*Prepare market presentations & executive summaries
The successful applicant for this role will be afforded an opportunity to work at the most exciting and forward thinking brand on the market. It will give you a chance to be part of their team as they grow and start to build their brand-name on the international stage.