Inventory Planner

Infotech Sourcing - San Francisco, California

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

Posted On: Tuesday, September 24, 2019

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