Planning Manager, Fashion

Planning Manager, Fashion

  • Location HOBOKEN, NJ
  • Department Retail
  • Team Fashion
  • Employment Type -
  • Position -
  • Requisition GH1215510

What you'll do at

About the Role

Collaboration:

  • Collaborates with cross-functional teams across the organization (Category Management, Site Merchandising, Finance, Marketing)to develop category financial plans and budgets.

Demand Planning:

  • Provides direction, review and approval of demand plans/inventory strategies and portfolio for category.
  • Evaluates and modifies work processes to ensure inventory purchases meet demand for strategic category sales.
  • Oversees analyses, risk assessment and modeling on inventory plans and business trends.
  • Drives the execution of multiple business plans and projects.
  • Ensures business needs are being met.

Financial Analysis:

  • Reviews and approves annual, monthly, weekly and daily sales, profit and inventory projections to ensure key financial metrics on the P&L statement and balance sheet are met for the category.
  • Develops key metrics for other category teams.
  • Prepares financial analyses and reports to understand and explain business trends and performance.
  • Prepares risk and opportunity analysis.
  • Models, analyzes, and evaluates impact of key variables (e.g., shipping promotions, rollbacks, seasonal campaigns) on business performance.

Financial Planning:

  • Leads the development of category financial plans and budgets to support strategic plans.

Forecasting and Financial Planning:

  • Manages forecast meetings and processes and decision making for a highly complex category.
  • Develops, reviews and approves forecast plans for category.
  • Reviews and makes recommendations on vendor/seller forecasts to ensure alignment to category and overall eCommerce business strategies.

Order Processing:

  • Provides direction, review and approval of orders for the category. Identifies criteria for assortment, pricing and shipping decisions for category.
  • Develops purchasing recommendations for category management counterparts.

People Development:

  • Builds and leads a team to execute on business area or category objectives.
  • Coaches team members and provide feedback to enhance skills, knowledge and work performance.
  • Have performance and career development conversations.
  • Maintains team motivation and engagement.
  • Mentors Planners.
  • Promotes and supports company policies, procedures, mission, values, and standards of ethics and integrity.
  • Provides supervision and development opportunities for associates.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in business or related field or equivalent experience
  • Seven+ years of experience in finance, inventory replenishment, category management, site merchandising, pricing or related area

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in business or related field or equivalent experience
  • Seven+ years of experience in finance, inventory replenishment, category management, site merchandising, pricing or related area

About Walmart.com

The Walmart US eCommerce team is rapidly innovating to evolve and define the future state of shopping. As the world’s largest retailer, we are on a mission to help people save money and live better. With the help of some of the brightest minds in merchandising, marketing, supply chain, talent and more, we are reimagining the intersection of digital and physical shopping to help achieve that mission.

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