Senior Manager, Merchandise Planning

Gymboree   •  

San Francisco, CA

5 - 7 years

Posted 245 days ago

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The Sr. Manager, Planning will develop a strategic top down plan- sales, margin andinventory and will partner with merchant team to identify key business concepts and opportunities. This person will forecast sales, margin, markdowns and inventories on a weekly/monthly basis with Planners and Merchandising. The role will also beresponsible for recommending strategies to maximize profitability. This person will manage the reconciliation of division and department targets and bottom-up plans. The Sr. Manager, Planning will develop and maintain effective working relationships with cross-functional partners- merchants, visual, sourcing and allocation. This person will collaborate with peers to ensure consistency of information,share best practices and develop systems knowledge as well as manage and develop the planning team.

Job Requirements

  • Must have a BA/BS degree or equivalent industry plus a minimum of 6 years' experience coupled with previous management experience
  • Proven experience in tops down and bottoms up financial planning processes and systems and a clear understanding of financial measures: sales, gross margin, weeks on hand, weeks of supply etc. and how to maximize them
  • Demonstrated experience with taking ownership to drive profitability of the division/departments and must have an understanding of how it impacts the total business
  • Strong analytical, organizational and communication skills and must be able to clearly present and support business strategies

Gymboree Group, Inc. is unable to provide relocation assistance for this position.