Nike Retail Planning Manager 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 Planning Manager, you will be responsible for driving sales growth and operational efficiency for Nike Partner stores across EMEA.

Responsibilities:

• Supporting the development of multi-category planning strategy across multiple product types: Apparel, Footwear, and Equipment.

• Developing seasonal direction for sales, margin, option and inventory management and leading post launch in-season trading to deliver and exceed seasonal targets for product revenue and profitability.

• Communicating planning strategies, vision, and business results to cross functional and category business partners. Communicating daily with planning management to share business updates and lead integration of planning with the buying processes and allocation team.

• Analyzing performance and results of planning strategies and making tactical adjustments to leverage opportunities for increased profitability.

• Influencing cross functional peers and collaborating with key stakeholders to ensure that Nike Direct has the right product in the right quantity to meet consumer demand.

• Mentoring and coaching cross functional team members and serving as a knowledge resource for others.

• Managing a team of Retail Planners ensuring they complete expected deliverables, accurately and according to deadlines and performance managing as necessary

Qualifications

Requirements:

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

• 5 years’ experience in retail Merchandising/ Planning is preferred

• Ability to solve complex problems; take a new perspective using existing solutions

• Strong communication and analytical skills

• Excellent knowledge of MS Windows applications, particularly Excel

• Strong knowledge of process-flow through supply chain

• Proficient information seeking skills and drive for results

• Ability to share ideas and develop effective responses or elevate to higher management

• Ability to network, utilize internal and external resources, deliver commitments, and to meet timelines

Qualifications Requirements:

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

• 5 years’ experience in retail Merchandising/ Planning is preferred

• Ability to solve complex problems; take a new perspective using existing solutions

• Strong communication and analytical skills

• Excellent knowledge of MS Windows applications, particularly Excel

• Strong knowledge of process-flow through supply chain

• Proficient information seeking skills and drive for results

• Ability to share ideas and develop effective responses or elevate to higher management

• Ability to network, utilize internal and external resources, deliver commitments, and to meet timelines

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: 00383631

Location: Netherlands-North Holland-Hilversum

Job Category: Retail Corporate