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Assistant Planner

Job title: Assistant Planner
Contract type: Full-time
Discipline: Retail
Remote: No
Reference: 431616
Contact name: Anique Stemmer
Job Published: January 01, 1970

Job description

Assistant Planner Overview:

As the Assistant Planner, you will be responsible for the effective flow, planning, and analysis of sales goals and margin targets. You will work closely with cross-functional partners to maximize business opportunities and help identify needs of the business.

 

 

Assistant Planner Responsibilities:

· Analyze historical sales performance to identify opportunities within stores/e-commerce, product categories, and channels of business

· Create and manage all weekly reporting from stock to sales, delivery status, back-order status, and available inventory reporting

· Review future plans based on historical performance and knowledge of future business conditions

· Identify risks and/or opportunities by product and region

· Partner with Location Planning Manager to conduct hindsight reviews to present findings to Senior leadership

· Work with cross-functional teams to implement Store strategies and address callouts and errors

· Reforecast sales, margin, receipts & inventory monthly and identify risks and opportunities relative to Plan

· Communicate the state of the business in weekly meetings and months OTB meetings

· Recommend strategic actions to maximize sales and margin, optimize inventory, and mitigate risk

· Work with sales and account teams to forecast need for key items

· Ensure consistent safety stock on key items through management of ladder plans

· Partner with Business Intelligence to maintain and improve reporting capabilities. Function as systems expert to support improvements, test and train as needed

· Report on weekly POS Sales to management; add texture on key events that may have impacted weekly sales

· Complete specific ad hoc analysis to support the buy process or impact sales

 

 

 

Assistant Planner Qualifications:

· Bachelor’s degree

· 1-2 years of previous internship or work experience

· Exceptional organizational skills

· Strong analytical and critical thinking skills

· Proficient in Microsoft Office (must have advanced Excel skills)

· Experience with planning and allocation applications preferred

· Collaborative, adaptable, and possesses a willingness to take on new projects

Assistant Planner Overview: As the Assistant Planner, you will be responsible for the effective flow, planning, and analysis of sales goals and margin targets. You will work closely with cross-functional partners to maximize business opportunities and help identify needs of the business. Assistant Planner Responsibilities: · Analyze historical sales performance to identify opportunities within stores/e-commerce, product categories, and channels of business · Create and manage all weekly reporting from stock to sales, delivery status, back-order status, and available inventory reporting · Review future plans based on historical performance and knowledge of future business conditions · Identify risks and/or opportunities by product and region · Partner with Location Planning Manager to conduct hindsight reviews to present findings to Senior leadership · Work with cross-functional teams to implement Store strategies and address callouts and errors · Reforecast sales, margin, receipts & inventory monthly and identify risks and opportunities relative to Plan · Communicate the state of the business in weekly meetings and months OTB meetings · Recommend strategic actions to maximize sales and margin, optimize inventory, and mitigate risk · Work with sales and account teams to forecast need for key items · Ensure consistent safety stock on key items through management of ladder plans · Partner with Business Intelligence to maintain and improve reporting capabilities. Function as systems expert to support improvements, test and train as needed · Report on weekly POS Sales to management; add texture on key events that may have impacted weekly sales · Complete specific ad hoc analysis to support the buy process or impact sales Assistant Planner Qualifications: · Bachelor’s degree · 1-2 years of previous internship or work experience · Exceptional organizational skills · Strong analytical and critical thinking skills · Proficient in Microsoft Office (must have advanced Excel skills) · Experience with planning and allocation applications preferred · Collaborative, adaptable, and possesses a willingness to take on new projects Apply for this job