Job Title: Inventory Planner - Intermediate (TL)
Duration: 6 Months (W2 Possible Conversion)
Location: San Francisco, CA
Responsible for the execution of a comprehensive seasonal framework that aligns product strategies with financial goals, ensuring that end to end sales, gross margin, and inventory strategies hit divisional and ONOL plans.
Responsible for creating a compelling seasonal framework by division that aligns product strategies with financial goals.
Accountable for the divisional site merchandising strategies, ensuring alignment with the product, financial and marketing goals.
Develop and communicate the management of inventory that supports the merchandising, marketing and financial objectives of a category within Old Navy Online
Accountable for the development and communication of category product strategies that align with financial goals for the season.
Meet category sales, GM, and inventory goals.
Accountable for monthly OTB forecast for a category, and identify financial risk and solutions to hit sales and inventory plans.
Develop category pricing recommendations and strategies that align with the financials plans
Develop seasonal hindsight and the strategic opportunities used to inform pre-line.
Collaborate and influence cross-functional business partners to achieve category goals
Identify areas of opportunity to make meaningful investment shifts supported by marketing and site execution.
Develop a strategic product vision that delivers against assortment.
Create a compelling product experience on the site, to include inspirational merchandise presentation, simple and intuitive category navigation and clear and accurate product details.
Deliver on best in class product assortment architecture within area of responsibility.
Deliver on the site experience vision (interplay across the entire division of sorts experiences, linking strategies, and how they inter-relate to overall marketing experience.
Drive best in class experiences across both mobile and desktop supported by a deep knowledge of technical features and functionality with an understanding how the site functions (limitations and opportunities)
Collaborate with business partners to prevent re-work, redundancies, and inefficiency
Foster open communication and a team environment with all business partners
Accountable for work commitments and outcomes
Cultivate an environment of continuous learning with development opportunities and clear career-paths ensuring a strong and diverse talent pipeline
Intermediate/Assistant Digital Merch. Planning/Buyer exp or Merch exp. Sample Coord/Visual. More peer retail math exp. Previous Merch Coord. Not just tactical, much be strategic.
College degree, retail experience (3-5 yrs) in merchandising/retail buying or planning – digital experience a huge plus