Planning Specialist Lead, Women's Fashion

Planning Specialist Lead, Women's Fashion

  • Location HOBOKEN, NJ
  • Department Retail
  • Team Fashion
  • Employment Type -
  • Position -
  • Requisition GH1613006

What you'll do at

About the Role


  • Collaborates with sub-category team members (category management, site merchandising) to understand and provide input into financial plans

Demand Planning:

  • Coordinates and completes demand plans for sub-category suppliers/sellers; models future buying and inventory plans
  • Assists in the development of buying and inventory strategies for the sub-category
  • Analyzes seasonal inventory flow plans to ensure customer demand is met, and summarizes findings
  • Demonstrates up-to-date expertise and applies this to the development, execution, and improvement of action plans

Financial Analysis:

  • Analyzes financial data (e.g., seasonal inventory flow plans, forecasts against actuals) for sub-category
  • Summarizes key performance metrics (e.g., in-stock, inventory turnover, return on investment, sales, margin, channel mix) for sub-category

Financial Planning:

  • Provides input into sub-category budgets, season buy plans and line review financials

Forecasting and Financial Planning:

  • Creates forecast parameters and modifications and provides input into financial strategy for sub-category
  • Monitors vendor/seller forecasts (for 1P and 3P). Identifies potential goals for category teams (e.g., category manager, site merchandising manager) based on forecasting. Implements new item/product forecasts
  • Models compliance with company policies and procedures and supports company mission, values, and standards of ethics and integrity

Order Processing:

  • Assists in the placement and validation of orders within sub-category. Monitors orders to ensure proper quantity and pricing

People Development:

  • Coaches less experienced team members and provides feedback to enhance skills, knowledge and work performance
  • Mentors less experienced team members
  • Provides and supports the implementation of business solutions

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelors degree in business or related field or equivalent experience
  • 2-4+ years' experience in finance, inventory replenishment, category management, site merchandising, pricing or related area


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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