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Hoboken, NJ, USA    Posted: Tuesday, September 10, 2019
 
   
 
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<ABOUT WALMART>

Want to be at the forefront of changing how people shop? The Walmart eCommerce team is rapidly innovating to evolve & define the future state of shopping. As the worlds largest retailer, we are on a mission to help people save money & live better. With the help of some of the brightest minds in technology, merchandising, marketing, transportation, supply chain, talent & more, we are reimagining the intersection of digital & physical shopping.

<ABOUT THE ROLE>

As a Fashion Merchandise Senior Planning Manager for Women's RTW & Premium Beauty, you are responsible for managing inventory, planning & forecasting for high-growth, complex merchandise categories ensuring that assortment, price & availability are a win-win for our customers & Walmart eCommerce. Creativity & agility will be paramount as you identify retail trends & synthesize information from multiple touch points providing financial plans & supporting business solutions in a fast-paced, multi-dimensional environment.

You wont do this alone. You will work with a world-class team of collaborative colleagues & have access to industry-leading merchandising tools & technology to help you analyze customer, partner, market, business & financial insights at scale. In addition to bringing the art to the science of retailing, were also counting on you to share your Fashion planning knowledge & expertise with your team & foster a collaborative & supportive environment.

<WHAT YOULL DO>

Collaboration:

  • Collaborates with cross-functional teams across the organization (Category Management, Site Merchandising, Finance, Marketing) to develop category financial plans & budgets

Demand Planning:

  • Provides direction, review & approval of demand plans/inventory strategies & portfolio for category
  • Evaluates & modifies work processes to ensure inventory purchases meet demand for strategic category sales
  • Oversees analyses, risk assessment & modeling on inventory plans & business trends
  • Drives the execution of multiple business plans & projects
  • Ensures business needs are being met

Financial Analysis:

  • Reviews & approves annual, monthly, weekly & daily sales, profit & inventory projections to ensure key financial metrics on the P&L statement & balance sheet are met for the category
  • Develops key metrics for other category teams
  • Prepares financial analyses & reports to understand & explain business trends & performance
  • Prepares risk & opportunity analysis
  • Models, analyzes, & evaluates impact of key variables (e.g., shipping promotions, rollbacks, seasonal campaigns) on business performance

Financial Planning:

  • Leads the development of category financial plans & budgets to support strategic plans

Forecasting & Financial Planning:

  • Manages forecast meetings & processes & decision making for a highly complex category
  • Develops, reviews & approves forecast plans for category
  • Reviews & makes recommendations on vendor/seller forecasts to ensure alignment to category & overall eCommerce business strategies

Order Processing:

  • Provides direction, review & approval of orders for the category
  • Identifies criteria for assortment, pricing & shipping decisions for category
  • Develops purchasing recommendations for category management counterparts

People Development:

  • Builds & leads a team to execute on business area or category objectives
  • Coaches team members & provide feedback to enhance skills, knowledge & work performance
  • Have performance & career development conversations
  • Maintains team motivation & engagement
  • Mentors Planners
  • Promotes & supports company policies, procedures, mission, values, & standards of ethics & integrity
  • Provides supervision & development opportunities for associates

<WHAT YOU SHOULD HAVE (QUALIFICATIONS)>

  • Bachelor's degree in business or related field or equivalent experience
  • 10+ years of experience in finance, inventory replenishment, category management, site merchandising, pricing or related area

This is that place where your passions meet purpose. Join our family & build a career youre proud of. Were committed to supporting & developing our workforcefurther strengthening our people-led, tech-empowered enterprise.

 
 
 
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