Business Integration Planner-NA Demand Planning

Nike • Beaverton, OR 97077

Posted 1 week ago

Job Description

Job Description

The Nike, Inc. Supply Chain team is the engine that propels product around the world. Supply Chain experts ensure that every year, almost a billion units of footwear, apparel and equipment arrive at the right place, at the right time. To ensure this complex job goes off without a hitch, Supply Chain teams work with a network of more than 50 distribution centers, thousands of accountants, and more than 100,000 retail stores worldwide - making the impossible happen every single day.
Description
As a Business Integration Planner for North America Demand Planning, you'll collaborate with cross functional category and marketplace partners to develop and maintain integrated demand plans for channels across seasons and demand streams. This includes:

Forecast Alignment
  • Capture quantitative and qualitative insights and drive alignment on key product classifications & franchises.
  • Build consensus and alignment across key stakeholders on the category forecast.
  • Work across corporate process dates and gates to build a plan that meets customer and consumer demand.
  • Actively address forecast variances and improve forecasting accuracy.
Category Analysis
  • Deliver quantitative marketplace insights and conduct research to estimate market demand to identify key growth opportunities.
  • Analyze internal category demand information using statistical analysis and data-driven decision-making tools.
  • Support and inform category decision-making by leveraging point of sale data, internal financial metrics, external marketplace data and qualitative customer insights.
  • Identify potential opportunities and/or risks in the business against inventory plans; develop actionable recommendations.
Other
  • Support stakeholders and leadership through key alignment meetings for demand and supply.
  • Lead monthly category marketplace health reviews, partnering with Inventory Planning, Category Ops and Demand Planners.
  • Drive seasonal category business reviews.

Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Finance, Sales, Fashion, Marketing or a related field
  • 2 years' additional experience in lieu of a degree
  • 5+ years' experience in Buying, Planning, Allocation and/or Vendor Sales for a multi-store retailer
  • Comprehensive understanding of retail math
  • Experience in gross margin profitability planning
  • Ability to create monthly reports, top line sales plans, track promotional calendar/events and pre-meeting prep
  • Strong and demonstrated ability to effectively communicate and influence others
  • Experience in developing an understanding of customers, competitors and retail trends; knowledge of sports apparel and footwear market preferred
  • Ability to interpret financial sales data to make decisions and recommendations that impact the business
  • Advanced knowledge of MS office applications; proficiency in Excel including creating spreadsheets, complex formulas, pivot tables, etc
  • Experience with planning software/tools and merchandise management systems is preferred
  • Ability to work in a matrix environment with multiple business functions
  • Strong team player and ability to work with the cross functional partners and senior management on all aspects of the business



Job Details

Location:  Beaverton, OR 97077

Employment Type:   Full-Time

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