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VP of Planning & Allocation

Los Angeles, CA 90013

Posted: 11/01/2019 Job Category: Allocation, Planning Job Number: 118702

Job Description

Title: VP of Planning & Allocation 

Company: Contemporary Women's & Men's brand 

Location: Los Angeles, CA


Essential Functions:

  • Overseeing strategy for planning and allocation for dual gender, multi-channel business, including full price, off-price, e-commerce. 
  • 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 Associates.



  • 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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