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Demand Planner

Job title: Demand Planner
Contract type: Freelance
Location: Beaverton
Remote: No
Reference: 462439
Contact name: Adrienne Salzwedel-Bass

Job description

24 Seven is partnering with a top global sportswear client to help them find a Demand Planner for this hybrid position. This is a 7-month contract with high likelihood to extend or convert to a fulltime salaried position. While on contract, you'd be eligible for benefits including medical, dental, vision, sick time, and 401K.

In this role, this individual will oversee the Direct Digital Commerce and company Stored Owned  marketplace planning across the Asia-Pacific/Latin-America business unit. As part of the team, this individual will help drive key performance indicators by creating and cultivating plans to elevate the business. They need to possess vast digital experience, along with solid analytical, collaborative, and communication skills. An understanding of Merchandising, Buying and retails sales is strongly recommended!

This role will include communicating financial plans, forecasts and strategies in key meetings. You will proactively report on the health of the business and facilitate sound business decisions and action plans, to managers and cross-functional team members, on a weekly basis. You will collaborate with peers to ensure consistency of information, create standard methodologies, and develop systems knowledge. In addition, you will participate in a team structure that facilitates and enhances individual and team performance, supporting and fostering an open and expansive environment that adopts diversity, encourages accountability, and drives toward results.

In this role, you will support key business initiatives and goals through demand and supply management. You will partner with the broader cross-functional team to build and refine strategies; you will support strategies with development of comprehensive financial forecasts. You will work across a highly complementary team of counterparts, with key partners that are both WHQ-based and territory-based. You will look across the total marketplace, developing a deep understanding of business needs across both the owned and unowned channels. You will be responsible for supporting multiple product lines, each with unique timelines and nuances.

· Bachelor's degree in Business or related field
· 5+ years relevant experience in merchandise buying or planning, company planning, merchandising, allocations or operations
· 2 additional years' experience is generally accepted in lieu of degree
· Experience in Digital vertical retail preferred
· Strong and demonstrated ability to effectively communicate and influence others; ability to effectively communicate complex and/or controversial topics and concepts to a wide and diverse audience; experience working with highly-diverse international team preferred
· Strong knowledge of cross team calibration; international experience preferred
· Comprehensive understanding of retail math; ability to interpret financial sales data to make decisions and recommendations that impact the business
· Experience in developing an understanding of customers, competitors and retail trends; knowledge of sports apparel and footwear market preferred
· Experience working across multiple business platforms, including owned website/apps and partner businesses
· Familiarity with merchandise and forecasting management systems
· PC literate with strong working knowledge of Excel
· Ability to develop strong working relationships with management and external resources
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