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Global Consumer Planning Senior Planner, Jordan

Country : USA USA

State : Oregon

County : Washington

Town : Beaverton

Category : Logistics

Contract type : Permanent

Availability : Full time

Job description

Soul, performance and style take flight at Jordan Brand. With its deep roots in basketball, the Jordan Brand began as an homage to one player: Michael Jordan. Since then, Jordan has become synonymous with peak performance and an endless pursuit of greatness. Employees in merchandising, product branding, sports marketing and sales bring creativity, innovation and audacious design to footwear and apparel, all with one mission in mind: help athletes fly on and off the court
We're looking for a Global Consumer Sr Planner, Jordan Apparel, to join our team!
As the GCP Jordan Apparel Sr Planner, you will play a meaningful role in defining, crafting, and setting consumer demand! You will apply your subject matter expertise across various global functional areas in Product, Merchandising, Finance, Consumer Insights and Planning to focus on the Consumer first as we plan for future Nike Product and Consumer needs.
You will own industry standard planning tools, including Ladder Plans (Open to Buy), Line Plan Architecture, and Assortment plans. This person will triangulate Retail Metric driven insights with Product and Merch teams to enable a more productive line plan creation. You will assess future risk and opportunity in the marketplace and communicate that risk and opportunity to your cross functional partners to help enable them make better informed decisions.
You will assess consumer and marketplace insights and translate it to future marketplace risk and opportunity, applying critical thinking and problem-solving. You will collaborate across geographies to understand the individual geography marketplaces and apply those insights to help craft your future demand. You will navigate our "Matrix" of internal partners and collaboratively make fact-based decisions advised by collective expertise, strategic business priorities, partner input, and most importantly data driven metrics
You will need to be able to:
- Take risks and move with agility through a quickly changing environment
- Have an innovation attitude and simplify ways of working
- Have a consumer centric approach on solutions and decision making
- Identify future marketplace risk and problem solve against it
- Communicate effectively and influence across enterprise the needs to move forward based on data insights and future forecast
- Identify future marketplace risk and problem solve against it
- Develop forecasting scenario's that take into account comprehensive marketplace and industry trends and business strategy
- Drive alignment and clarity across cross functional partners
If this is you, you'll be working with Global Gender, Product/Merchandising, Finance, Strategy, and Long Range Planning teams along with Geo Consumer Planning teams while doing the following:
- Recommending to cross functional teams assortment depth and flow
- Use marketplace insights and consumer trends to build forecast plans
- Recommending slot investments to support the Line Architecture to align with Consumer Demand
- Forecast and update monthly ladder plans 2 years out and make recommendations on product forecast adjustments that need to take place to align with marketplace health measures
- Present to cross functional partners and senior leadership on the how and why forecasts changed and what that means for future consumer product forecasts
Manage key franchise/classification forecasts to advise accurate sourcing and supply decisions with GSP partners
Support strategic work around corporate deliverables - CSR, QBR, etc..
You'll report to the Sr. Global Planning Director for Jordan. And you will collaborate closely with cross-functional partners in Consumer Planning, Product/Merchandising, Marketing, Marketplace, Consumer Insights, Comercial Analytics, Supply Planning, Geo Consumer Planning, and other functional teams as needed.


- Bachelor's degree or higher or equivalent combination of education and experience and training.
- Minimum 5 years proven experience in Business, Retail, Planning, Sales, Finance or related field
- Proven experience in using planning tools
- Solid understanding of Retail Metrics (Sales, Inventory, Sell thru, Weeks of Supply, Trend based forecasting, revenue and margin impacts on line planning structure), and the ability to manipulate data for scenario planning purposes
- Deliver clear and concise verbal and written communication
- Solid understanding of end to end planning
- Ability to use data analytics and financial sales data to build consumer-led decision making
- Curiosity about, and understanding of, consumer, marketplace and retail trends
- Excellent Microsoft Office skills, particularly in excel
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