Senior Planner, Merchandise Planning Analytics

    • San Francisco, CA

About Old Navy

Forget what you know about old-school industry rules. When you work at Old Navy, you're choosing a different path. From day one, we've been on a mission to democratize fashion and make shopping fun again. Our teams make style accessible to everyone, creating high-quality, must-have fashion essentials for the whole family, with love, season after season.

We opened our first store in 1994 in San Francisco and have been on a roll ever since. We cultivate a community of playful personalities that thrive in a fast-paced environment where our employees can be their most authentic selves. Here, we're family.
About the role

The Sr. Planner of Merchandise Planning Analytics strategically creates and drives investment & system optimization strategies which ensures the achievement of Old Navy financial plans and brand strategies. Owns and manages a larger project or initiative.
What you'll do

  • Ensure weekly reporting is delivered within SLA; when upstream issues arise effectively escalate & communicate to seek resolution
  • Lead development of new tools/solutions and enhancements to existing tools by defining requirements, building stable solutions, implementing rigorous testing
  • Partner with IM leaders, Managers & SMEs to gather feedback & understand business process resulting in the development of value add tools/solutions
  • Develop & deliver presentations of broader strategy that includes the new tools/solutions resulting into high adoption
  • Expert in all Allocation or Planning tools; Strong understanding of other functions tools
  • Recommends system, tool and process improvement to drive efficiency
  • Strategizes new business process to drive financial goals and strategies
  • Develops system, tool and process improvements to drive efficiency
  • Designs & delivers comprehensive training that clearly demonstrates strategy & tactics
  • Develops self-service training hub
  • Supports Manager & Above with business issue solutions and training
  • Partners with Merchandise Planning Analytics/Inventory Strategy leadership to prioritize and align on strategies
  • Incorporates strategic intent of project in content and clearly links project milestones to the strategy
  • Understands all portions of project planning by contributing value add feedback to project planning (tool development, IM leadership feedback, training and stakeholder feedback)
  • Own and manage a larger project or initiative, including identification of key issues, work planning, analysis, development of conclusions, and presentation of findings.
  • Delivers project milestones with quality (content, strategic thought) through delivery and managing others as needed
  • Models strong time management by delivering project milestones on time
  • May be required to work weekends.
  • Appropriately informs & engages manager and MPA/IS leadership
Who you are
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience
  • 3-5 years relevant work experience, preferable in Inventory Management
  • Financial and Business Acumen: Ability to evaluate financial and business indicators and translate data into actionable information to drive results; proficiency in retail math
  • Problem Solving & Decision Quality: Able to use rigorous logic and methods to solve problems with effective solutions
  • Influencing & Negotiation: Can present ideas and directions that lead others to action
  • Systems and Tools Acumen: Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, and have aptitude to learn technical applications quickly
  • Collaboration: Able to build constructive and effective relationships with a broad and diverse group of business partners
  • Possess strong organizational and time management skills
  • Demonstrate strong listening, written and oral communication skills
Benefits at Old Navy
  • Merchandise discount for our brands: 50% off regular-priced merchandise at Gap, Banana Republic and Old Navy, 30% off at Outlet and 25% off at Athleta for all employees.
  • One of the most competitive Paid Time Off plans in the industry.
  • Employees can take up to five "on the clock" hours each month to volunteer at a charity of their choice.
  • Extensive 401(k) plan with company matching for contributions up to four percent of an employee's base pay.
  • Employee stock purchase plan.
  • Medical, dental, vision and life insurance.
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