Sr Professional Business Planner for Digital WHSL

Date: Jan 14, 2022

Location: Amsterdam, NL, 1076 CM

Company: Under Armour

Under Armour has one mission: to make you better. We have a commitment to innovation that lies at the heart of everything we do, not just for our athletes but also for our teammates. As a global organization, our teams around the world push boundaries and think beyond what is expected. Together our teammates are unified by our values and are grounded in our vision to inspire you with performance solutions you never knew you needed but can’t imagine living without.

Position Summary

Purpose of the Sr. Business Planner is to drive retail insights and ensure mutual profitability of both Under Armour and our partners. This teammate will turn performance data into actionable insights, drive marketplace point-of-sale performance visibility, and work on strategic plan projection to align internal key performance indicators with those of our partners.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

Performance Reporting & Analytics

  • Build and manage data infrastructure with our Digital WHSL partners across EMEA (e.g. Amazon, ASOS, Zalando).
  • Manage performance reporting, create & own dashboards (Tableau interface) summarizing retailer KPIs.
  • Analyze performance data to identify risks & opportunities. Drive follow-up actions such as inventory chase & order book management in collaboration with commercial sales team.
  • Provide insights on UA marketplace sell-out performance to cross-functional departments including merchandising, marketing & inventory planning.

2. Planning the Future

  • Support the long-term planning process informed by fact-based marketplace capacity. Ensure the alignment with the growth targets and strategic plans of our accounts.
  • Build seasonal stock & sales plans for key partners to determine sell-in based on projected partner inventory (turn), sell-out potential and gross margins.
  • Summarize relevant market insights on a quarterly basis

3. Contribute to Cross-Functional Account Teams

  • Create organizational awareness of the importance of point-of-sale metrics (sales and stock mix, retailer inventory, sell-thru, rate of sale, stock turn, margin, etc.)
  • Work together with all Sales supporting functions to ensure best possible future conditions for a mutual profitable business.

Qualifications (Knowledge, Skills & Abilities)

Education And / Or Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in business discipline.
  • 5+ years of experience within retailing, fields of planning, analytics or sales is an advantage.
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills required. Experienced with Tableau analysis tool a plus.
  • Ability to read and apply retail metrics with the right balance between analytical and commercial skills.
  • Able to influence management team and peers, and able to implement new ways of working.
  • Ability to speak English fluently.

Other Requirements

Relocation

No relocation provided. 

Under Armour is an Equal Opportunity Employer and we are committed to diversity in the workplace. We encourage qualified diverse candidates to apply. Under Armour does not discriminate against any candidate on the basis of race, gender, disability, religion, national origin, age, or any other protected category. 

 

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