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Planner, Travel Retail & Military (remote option)

Company: Bath & Body Works
Location: Las Vegas
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

The Planner is responsible for creating/coordinating a regional sales and inventory plan across all merchandise categories (personal care, home fragrance, accessories) for Travel Retail and Military wholesale channels. The Planner will work closely with Merchant and Leadership, to develop an aligned Sales and Open-to-Buy forecast to achieve Sales Plan. He or she will work with the Planning Manager and external wholesale partners, to ensure inventory is bought and allocated to a specific region based on preferences and trends, identifying opportunities and risks associated with each.
Sales and Inventory Planning

  • Coordinate planning portion of the Quarterly Business Review (QBR) and accountable for the Open-to-Buy (OTB) influencing future strategic decisions and aligning in-season plans, mitigating risk
  • Owning the calendar of events and timelines associated with all key buy milestones
  • Apply market trends and historical preferences to breakdown category sales and open-to-buy, supporting category planning buys and allocations
  • Placing weekly merchandise orders with cross-functional Domestic/International teams to support the buy plan
  • Support new store locations with inventory to match sales targets, replenishment
  • Maintain targeted warehouse inventory levels to support both Travel Retail and Military channels
  • Developing a close working relationship Travel Retail and Military wholesale partners
  • Champion change, taking risks as needed and demonstrating flexibility
  • Encourage innovation, creativity and risk-taking through influence in teams
  • Cultivate the ability to work effectively under stressful and changing circumstances
    Retail and Shipped Sales Forecast
    • Coordinate a weekly summary of retail and shipped sales across Partners/Brand for current and future seasons, creates topside forecast
    • Assisting with planning approvals / inventory availability for wholesale orders across different areas of the business as needed
      Reporting and Analysis
      • Present in monthly planning meetings (MPC), review retail sales and wholesale shipped sales projections to budget for season. Identify Wins/Opportunities for growth
      • Assist in creation of reports to analyze business as needed
      • Call-out inventory risk and opportunity through analyzing retail and shipment sales trends and make recommendation on action plan.
        • 5+ years of experience, in Planning, Allocation, Inventory Management, Finance or Logistics
        • Strong analytical skills with a keen ability to analyze and understand quantitative data
        • Ability to draw conclusions from extensive data and present it in an understandable format
        • Excellent retail math skills; Expert proficiency in Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint
        • Excellent communication skills
        • Demonstrated ability to utilize a Planning sales and inventory system
        • Excellent organizational, prioritizing and problem-solving skills
        • Demonstrated ability to achieve business results while managing multiple priorities
        • Ability to be a team player and to foster a commitment to teamwork among other associates
        • Ability to work in a fast paced environment, managing change, when needed
        • Curiosity and passion to drive results
        • Convey a sense of urgency and enthusiasm for the business
        • Experience with SAP a plus
          EDUCATION: Bachelor's degree in business, finance, economics or operations
          An equal opportunity employer, we do not discriminate in hiring or terms and conditions of employment because of an individual's race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, age, disability, sexual orientation, marital status or any other protected category recognized by state, federal or local laws. We only hire individuals authorized for employment in the United States.
          Category: Planning and Allocation

Keywords: Bath & Body Works, Las Vegas , Planner, Travel Retail & Military (remote option), Other , Las Vegas, Nevada

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