Title:Sr. Planner – Yield Mgmt: Job Description (Banana Republic) 8319779
Duration: 6 Months(Possibility of extension)
Location: San Francisco
•Manage sales, gross margin, gross margin return on investment (GMROI) and inventory turn goals by evaluating in-season trends combined with existing pre-season strategies to deliver compelling pricing and short term inventory controls.
•Maximize profitability through strategic pricing decisions with a focus on the omni customer experience and Ensure pricing strategy supports and drives commercial strategy
•Proactively influence Planning and Merchandising pre-season strategies with business knowledge based on current trends across all markets
•Owns monthly forecast, incorporating current trends to maximize opportunities and mitigate risks to achieve pre-season plans
•Responsible for managing inventory and pricing strategy to exceed budgeted results
•Develop in season allocation strategies to deliver the optimal inventory to stores through partnership with Store Planning, Visual and Marketing teams
•Create comprehensive hindsights and partner with Planning and Merchandising team to develop future product and inventory strategies for all global regions
•Cultivate strong working relationships across multiple cross-functional partners to ensure business success
•This role is a leader on the yield team and will help shape new processes and lead implementation of new practices and tool sets.
Describe the project they will be working on: Managing in-season pricing (mkdns and promos), monthly open-to-buys, weekly allocations, and regular presentation to the cross-functional teams
Size of the Team: 8
What are the Top 3-5 Skills needed to perform this role/job?: Able to analyze data, strong communication skills, organization, and excel/computer aptitude.
Top 3-5 Soft Skills for Gap culture fit: collaborative, ability to thrive in change, team building, ability to delegate and prioritize.
Type of background you are looking for (education, # yrs experience, etc.): 2-3 years IM experience, managing in-season pricing, allocation and open-to-buys
Software skills required: Microsoft Excel – highly proficient