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Global Consumer Planning Manager

Company: NIKE INC
Location: Newberg
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Become a Part of the NIKE, Inc. Team NIKE, Inc. does more than outfit the worlds best athletes. It is a place to explore potential, obliterate boundaries and push out the edges of what can be. The company looks for people who can grow, think, dream and create. Its culture thrives by embracing diversity and rewarding imagination. The brand seeks achievers, leaders and visionaries. At NIKE, Inc. its about each person bringing skills and passion to a challenging and constantly evolving game.WHO WE ARE LOOKING FOR?Were looking for a Global Consumer Planning Manager to join the Global DSM Mens Apparel team!In this role, you will apply your subject matter expertise across various global functional areas in Product, Merchandising, and Planning to focus on the Consumer first as we plan for future Nike Product and Consumer needs.You will help lead the team in multi-season planning across 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 marketplace risk and opportunity and communicate that to your cross functional partners to help enable them make better informed decisions.You will collaborate across geographies to understand the individual geography marketplaces and apply those insights to help shape 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.The candidate needs to be able to:

  • Be high functioning in an ambiguous environment
  • Move with agility through a quickly changing environment
  • Identify future marketplace risk and problem solve against how to move forward to ease that risk
  • Recommend to senior leadership how the enterprise needs to move forward based on future forecasting insights and scenario planning options
  • Develop forecasting scenarios that take into account integrated marketplace and industry trends and business strategy
  • Drive alignment and clarity across cross functional partners
  • Constantly evolve ideas and solutions to meet and accelerate new business needs
  • A deep curiosity on asking the why around consumer and marketplace behaviorWHAT YOU WILL WORK ONIf this is you, youll 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
    • 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
    • Lead key portfolio projects within GCP aligned with critical initiativesWHAT YOU BRING
      • Minimum 3 years shown experience in business, retail, planning, sales, or eCommerce
      • Ability to translate current realities to future strategy
      • Working knowledge 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
      • Working knowledge of end to end planning
      • Interest in, and understanding of, consumer and retail trends
      • Excellent Microsoft Office skills, particularly in excelNIKE, Inc. is a growth company that looks for team members to grow with it. Nike offers a generous total rewards package, casual work environment, a diverse and inclusive culture, and an electric atmosphere for professional development. No matter the location, or the role, every Nike employee shares one galvanizing mission: To bring inspiration and innovation to every athlete* in the world.NIKE, Inc. is committed to employing a diverse workforce. Qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or disability.

Keywords: NIKE INC, Portland , Global Consumer Planning Manager, Executive , Newberg, Oregon

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