NIKE, Inc.

Jordan Brand Merchandise Financial Planning - Allocation Manager

1 week agoBeaverton, OR

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NIKE, Inc. does more than outfit the world's best athletes. It is a place to explore potential, obliterate boundaries and push out the edges of what can be. The company looks for people who can grow, think, dream and create. Its culture thrives by embracing diversity and rewarding imagination. The brand seeks achievers, leaders and visionaries. At NIKE, Inc. it's about each person bringing skills and passion to a challenging and constantly evolving game.

Soul, performance and style take flight at Jordan Brand. With its deep roots in basketball, the Jordan Brand began as an homage to one player: Michael Jordan. Since then, Jordan has become synonymous with peak performance and an endless pursuit of greatness. Employees in merchandising, product branding, sports marketing and sales bring creativity, innovation and audacious design to footwear and apparel, all with one mission in mind: help athletes fly on and off the court.


We're hiring a Merchandise Financial Planning Allocation Manager who will play a meaningful role in defining, creating and setting consumer demand. This individual will be managing multi-season revenue, receipt and inventory plans for the North America geography through the lens of consumer demand, optimizing overall marketplace inventory health

We're looking for someone who has a deep understanding of marketplace, product and inventory planning with strong financial and commercial acumen. We're interested in applicants who can build positive relationships across the organization with both upstream and downstream functions, and those who show good judgement in making decisions and problem solving.


If this is you, you'll be working with Consumer Planning, Marketplace Units (MPUs) and the broader Allocation & Planning teams to define and manage multi-season merchandise financial plans for the geography, gender and/or marketplace units. You will determine Pre and In-Season top-down financial business targets, report and analyze seasonal bookings and retail sales results, run end-to-end inventory liquidation plans, and reconcile assortment plans with merchandise financial plans. You will be a key player in Jordan's robust allocations process for key footwear and apparel styles, helping facilitate the process across multiple key partners.


This position reports to the Jordan North America Merchandising Financial Planner Manager. You will work across various functions within Jordan North America and the Nike Demand & Supply Management Function including: consumer demand planners, MPU Planners, Consumer and Marketplace merchants.


  • Bachelor's Degree in Business, Finance, Economics, Marketing, or related field (2 years additional experience in lieu of degree).
  • 5+ years demonstrated ability in planning with emphasis on retail business planning, reporting, and analytics.
  • Sophisticated Excel skills.
  • Ability to sift through large amounts of data, identify critical information, analyze, and make recommendations.
  • Strong command of Retail metrics including Retail Sales, ST%, WOS, Inventories (marketplace + DC), Revenue and Margin with the ability to manipulate data for efficient outcome
  • Strong ability to influence through compelling communication.
  • Able to think critically and understand the potential of a product in the marketplace while identifying gaps to bottoms-up financial plan.

NIKE, Inc. is a growth company that looks for team members to grow with it. Nike offers a generous total rewards package, casual work environment, a diverse and inclusive culture, and an electric atmosphere for professional development. No matter the location, or the role, every Nike employee shares one galvanizing mission: To bring inspiration and innovation to every athlete* in the world.

NIKE, Inc. is committed to employing a diverse workforce. Qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or disability.

Job ID: nike-00515278