Manager, Commercial Planning

OVERVIEW Collaborate with leadership and cross-functional teams to develop and communicate a comprehensive commercial strategy for both Gap and Old Navy Build commercial plan calendar with aligned product, inventory, marketing, CRM, visual, and financial strategies to achieve the business objective COMPETENCIES Experimenation Drive Results Strategic Orientation Collaboration & Influencing ORGANIZATIONAL LEADERSHIP This role requires close partnerships with cross functional teams: IM, Merchant, Finance, Marketing, CRM, Store Operation, Visual Merchandising, ecommerce, legal, etc. This role needs to get inputs from all cross functional partners, and consolidated them into a feasible commercial plan which can drive financial results This role should Lead and inspire functional team to be: product obsessed, customer-focused, innovative, fast-moving and team-oriented." KEY RESPONSIBILITIES Collaborate with leadership and cross-functional teams to develop and communicate a comprehensive commercial strategy Build commercial plan calendar with aligned product, inventory, marketing, CRM, visual, and financial strategies to achieve the business objective Build commercial plan based on market specific holidays/event, different seasonality, sales/inventory positions Plan and manage quarterly commercial planning hindsight & calendar development meetings, and weekly battle plan meeting to review short-term action plans Analyze historical sales data, current trends, and promotion results to identify risks & opportunities for the market, and adjust the commercial plan if necessary Ensure differentiation across channels, while identifying opportunities for any cross-channel synergies Analyze competitor strategies to identify threats/opportunities

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Strong data analytics skill
  • Good strategic thinking
  • Strong communication skills; communicates clearly and effectively – reflecting an appropriate sense of urgency
  • Ability to effectively negotiate with and influence peers and cross-functional team members
  • Able to effectively manage and resolve conflict
  • Able to lead teams and develop results-oriented teams
  • Able to lead project of medium scale
  • Proactively identify business issues and develop creative solutions
  • Possess a clear understanding of financial measurements
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel & PowerPoint

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