Wholesale Planning Manager

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New York
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Full time

Company description

SuperGroup plc is the owner of the dynamic Superdry brand and operates in the premium branded fashion clothing sector. Superdry focuses on high quality fashionable menswear, womenswear and accessories, fusing vintage Americana and Japanese graphics with a British style. Superdry operates a multi-channel business through a combination of standalone stores, concessions, ecommerce, and UK and international wholesale.

Job description

trong>The Role

Superdry is rapidly expanding its Wholesale channel and looking for talented individuals to be part of an exciting growth within the U.S. We are looking for a Wholesale Planning Manager. This role will report directly to the Head of US and will play a vital part in supporting the wholesale division to optimize revenue, service and efficiencies. In this newly created role, he/she will use strategic, forward thinking to drive revenue as well as forecast front end and back end opportunities.

trong>You will

- Ensure that the wholesale calendar is aligned with the business and our customers, and that all activities are implemented to deliver effectively at critical milestones
- Critically evaluate all current processes, systems, tools, timelines and relationships; implement value adding solutions that deliver real improvements in the way that we manage and fulfill wholesale orders
- Manage all planning and allocation and stock flow for our US Wholesale business
- Monitor all wholesale receivables, revenues and expenses
- Drive product analysis and sales strategies
- Work cross functionally with the sales, finance, logistic and senior management teams
- Influence and negotiate where required to drive the right outcomes and ensure that wholesale needs are met
- Conduct season, sales and customer reviews; collate, interpret and analyze data; and deliver insight for sales teams that enables them to maximize revenue

trong>You are

- Proven successful in the wholesale sector with 5-7 years planning setting including proven results in forecasting, planning and analysis, preferably with experience from an international brand
- Qualified with a BS/BA
- Able to demonstrate evidence of devising and implementing improvements to processes that have delivered substantial commercial benefits
- Understanding of the fashion wholesale calendar and the critical path from samples distribution and product selection, through design, sourcing and production to orders, allocation and delivery
- Able to use this knowledge to critically evaluate our overall wholesale operation, using your deep knowledge of the sector to spot immediate and longer term opportunities to improve and refine processes
- Passionate about operations, process improvement and have a relentless attention to detail
- Able to manage direct reports and demonstrate leadership
- Willing to travel nationally and internationally when required

trong>What we offer

- Excellent basic salary, medical & dental insurance, life insurance, 401k, 50% staff discount