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Director of Planning and Allocation

new york, New York 10018

Post Date: 05/07/2018 Job ID: 95573 Job Category: Planning

Title of Job: Director of Planning and Allocation

Location: NYC

Company Description: Leading luxury brand


  • Merchant planning and allocation for dual gender, multi-channel business, including off-price stock.
  • Providing functional expertise as a partner to Merchants, Operations, Finance, Company Planning, Store Operations, eCommerce and Marketing to achieve agreed upon financial targets.
  • Developing and managing seasonal and annual merchandise plans for sales, gross margins, and inventory; proactively identifying and implementing ways to improve performance diagnostics and providing early warning risks and opportunities.
  • Developing in-season sales trending, inventory forecasts and margin projections; managing weekly, monthly and quarterly open-to-buy, inventory and receipt plans; proactively interfacing with department leadership as necessary to ensure creation of accurate, timely and insightful analysis.
  • Ensuring integrity of sales, inventory, markdown and promotional planning and forecasting.
  • Assessing impact of price changes and special events; assessing price position relative to top-line and margin realization in keeping with category positioning.
  • Manage team of 6


  • 10-15 years of experience in related role.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business or related field preferred.
  • Computer Skills: Microsoft Office, SAP, Business Objects.

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