Senior Planning Manager, Fashion (Pipeline)

Senior Planning Manager, Fashion (Pipeline)

  • Location HOBOKEN, NJ
  • Department Retail
  • Team Retail
  • Employment Type -
  • Position -
  • Requisition GH2082177

What you'll do at


This Is That Place where opportunity knocks. Our Walmart eCommerce team is obsessed with finding ways to help our customers live better, raising the bar for an entire industry along the way. You’ll play a crucial role in shaping the future of shopping, working with crazy talented people in an environment that values kindness and transparency. With the energy of a startup and the scale of the Fortune One, it’s the ultimate innovator’s playground. Are you hungry to own your career and catapult ideas into action? Read on.

About the Role


  • 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
  • 8+ years of 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 reimaging the intersection of digital and physical shopping to help achieve that mission.

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