Nike Retail Planner in Hilversum, Netherlands

Become a Part of the NIKE, Inc. Team

NIKE, Inc. does more than outfit the world's best athletes. It is a place to explore potential, obliterate boundaries and push out the edges of what can be. The company looks for people who can grow, think, dream and create. Its culture thrives by embracing diversity and rewarding imagination. The brand seeks achievers, leaders and visionaries. At Nike, it’s about each person bringing skills and passion to a challenging and constantly evolving game.

Nike Retail employees inspire athletes of all abilities to tap into their potential. Step into a Nike Store or visit nike.com, and feel the energy, enthusiasm and passion for sport. That same excitement and consumer-first mindset reverberates through the Nike Retail Corporate team. A global network of buyers, visual merchandisers, real estate specialists, store operations directors and others direct the daily operations of nike.com and the hundreds of Nike Stores and Nike Factory Stores worldwide. The team constantly defines the new frontier of retail and creates the most inspiring and engaging consumer experiences in the industry.

Description

As a Retail Planner for Nike Factory Stores, you are responsible for driving profitable growth and operational efficiencies, while keeping the EMEA Marketplace clean.

  • Developing Category Merchandise Plans (financial and inventory) through a WSSI (weekly sales and stock intake) by Product Engine: Apparel, Footwear, and Equipment, as part of the Category Gameplan. This includes investment proposals on seasonal -Consumer Centric- Category Assortment Plans at line level.

  • Monitoring post launch In-Season Trade to deliver seasonal targets for revenue, unit and profitability by analyzing performance of Category Merchandise Plans and making tactical adjustments with cross functional partners* to leverage opportunities for enhanced profitability and sell through. Drive cross-functional decision making by bringing opportunities and risks to the table in a clear and constructive way.

  • Communicating seasonal category plans, vision, hindsight, and business results to cross functional* and category business partners. Communicating daily with planning management to share business updates and support integration of planning with the buying processes and allocation team.

  • Collaborating actively with key stakeholders across the Nike Direct* as well as Wholesale organization to ensure that NFS has the right product in the right quantity meeting consumer demand whilst keeping warehouse Inventory levels in mind.

  • *key partners are buying (merchandizing) and allocation

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's /Master/ MBA degree in Business, Merchandising, Inventory Management, or a related field

  • Minimum of 2-3 years’ experience in Planning, Merchandising, Buying or Allocation in a multi-store environment

  • Comprehensive understanding of retail math, retail (store) KPI’s

  • Excellent knowledge of MS Windows applications, particularly Excel

  • Knowledge of planning processes and systems including open-to-buy, WSSI and sales reporting

  • Ability to solve complex problems and taking a new perspective using existing solutions

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's /Master/ MBA degree in Business, Merchandising, Inventory Management, or a related field

  • Minimum of 2-3 years’ experience in Planning, Merchandising, Buying or Allocation in a multi-store environment

  • Comprehensive understanding of retail math, retail (store) KPI’s

  • Excellent knowledge of MS Windows applications, particularly Excel

  • Knowledge of planning processes and systems including open-to-buy, WSSI and sales reporting

  • Ability to solve complex problems and taking a new perspective using existing solutions

NIKE, Inc. is a growth company that looks for team members to grow with it. Nike offers a generous total rewards package, casual work environment, a diverse and inclusive culture, and an electric atmosphere for professional development. No matter the location, or the role, every Nike employee shares one galvanizing mission: To bring inspiration and innovation to every athlete* in the world.

NIKE, Inc. is committed to employing a diverse workforce. Qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or disability.

Job ID: 00393259

Location: Netherlands-North Holland-Hilversum

Job Category: Retail Corporate