Nike Retail Planning Manager in Shanghai, China

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 Supply Chain experts ensure that every year 900 million pieces of footwear, apparel and equipment arrive at the right destination on time. That’s no easy task. The complex process involves more than 50 distribution centers, a network of thousands of accounts, and more than 100,000 retail stores around the world. Supply Chain professionals from Laakdal, Belgium, to São Paulo, Brasil, make it happen. They constantly push for ways to make Nike’s supply chain faster, more efficient and more responsive to Nike’s always-changing consumer needs.


Job Accountabilities:

Build seasonal SKU-level assortment financial and illustrative plans for a retail concept that ties to the business plans and targets.Lead period analysis, including but not limited to style-level sell through to influence current and future seasons.

  • Pre-season

  • Build/refine a style-level plan to color based on retail strategies and opportunities; ensure plan reconciles with topline financial plan developed by the Business Planner

  • Develop style plans aligned with power item / story placement (aisles, tables, etc.)

  • Align plan with input and collaboration from key stakeholders including Merchandising, Business Team

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  • Drive Key Assortment Planning ensuring depth and breadth in the most critical styles

  • Develop Style to color buy plans for Key Retail Moments and align with key stakeholders Merchandising, Business Team

  • In-season

  • Weekly recap and analysis of best and slow sellers vs. plan and LY

  • Recommend key actions to the Platform/Site Merchandising/Allocation team to optimize slow moving Styles and maximize opportunity on top sellers

  • Weekly performance review of key items ST%

  • Plan in-season markdown for slow moving lines and retail moments

  • Post-season

  • Recap the performance of the assortment including sell-through, color performance, and SKU productivity

  • Analyze and report key item contribution

  • Provide insights and recommendations to key stakeholders Merchandising for future season planning

  • Recap performance of KEY RETAIL MOMENTS to provide insights for future planning

  • Plan off-season markdown

Job Qualifications:

  • Buying, Planning, Assortment Planning experience with other apparel / footwear in Digital preferred

  • Comprehensive understanding of retail math

  • Ability to create reports, style-level sales plans, track promotional calendar/events and pre-meeting prep

  • Strong and demonstrated ability to effectively communicate and influence others

  • Experience in developing an understanding of customers, competitors and retail trends; knowledge of sports apparel and footwear market preferred

  • Ability to interpret financial sales data to make decisions and recommendations that impact the business

  • Advanced knowledge of MS office applications; proficiency in Excel including creating spreadsheets, complex formulas, pivot tables, etc.

  • Experience with planning software/tools and merchandise management systems is preferred

  • Ability to work in a matrix environment with multiple business functions

  • Strong team player and ability to work with the cross functional partners and senior management on all aspects of the business

Critical Experiences Gained:

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  • Leading and Influencing Others

  • Consumer Insight

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: 9154

Location: China-Shanghai Shi-Shanghai

Job Category: Supply Chain