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Sr. Planner

140605

01/20/2021

Planning

Baltimore, Maryland

 

 

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

Under Armour Retail is looking for a talented professional to join their Merchandise Planning team. The Retail Merchandise Planner role is a rare opportunity to be a part of a rapidly growing brand and division. Passion, desire and integrity are traits we look for in our teammates. You will play a key role in the pre-season financial and inventory planning process as well as in-season inventory optimization in a specific product category for our UA retail stores and can make an instant impact to the business. This individual will work closely with the Allocation, Merchandising/Buying, Visual and Store Operations teams as well as other teams throughout UA

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Develop preseason sales, margin and inventory turn plans that support Under Armour Retail major growth strategies at the department and key item level.
  • Develop seasonal plans by analyzing historical data and current trends while identifying risks and opportunities. Reconcile plans from a top down and bottom up perspective.
  • Forecast sales, margin and inventory turn by month, at a brand level and communicate business performance during weekly sales and monthly open to buy meetings
  •  Provide monthly season style-color forecasts in alignment with Integrated Planning Calendar
  • Analyze and react to financial, market, customer trends and formulate appropriate strategies in partnership with the cross-functional team.
  • Create brand and category level quarterly hindsight reports to drive strategic assortment decisions for future quarters and in-season management
  •  Plan and project receipt flow for key items to support sales forecasts
  • Publish weekly business reporting and provide expert analysis on trends and recommendation.
  • Provide analysis around promotional events and iconic product, as-needed
  • Support an environment that fosters respect for the ideas of others as well as ongoing collaboration to execute business strategy
  • Establish, nurture, and utilize internal and external partners to drive the business
  • Facilitate ongoing communication with merchandising teams
  • Partner with merchandising teams to develop markdown recommendations
  • Lead special projects and business opportunities on behalf of the Planning team

Qualifications (Knowledge, Skills & Abilities)

  • Excellent partnership skills.
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to analyze complex quantitative data.
  • Strong presentation skills.
  • Ability to be a part of a team, set challenging standards, develop strong partnerships, and lead others to action.

Education And / Or Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree or related work experience.
  •  Minimum 2-3 years retail merchandise planning/ store planning experience in a progressive & growth focused retail organization.
  •  Excel skills imperative. Experience in systems and programs relative to planning processes.

Relocation

  • No Relocation Provided

BENEFITS AND PERKS

  • Paid “UA Give Back” Volunteer Days: work alongside your team to support initiatives in your local community.
  • Under Armour merchandise & Connected Fitness app discounts – including MapMyFitness!
  • Maternity and Parental Leave for eligible and FMLA-eligible teammates.
  • Health & fitness benefits, discounts and resources- We offer teammates across the country programs to promotephysical activity and overall well-being.

At Under Armour, we are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy (including childbirth, lactation and related medical conditions), national origin, age, physical and mental disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information (including characteristics and testing), military and veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by applicable law.  Under Armour believes that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success as a global company, and we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool. 

 

 

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