Summary We need an expert planning leader in the North America Direct-to-Consumer (DTC) Retail Division. The Senior Manager, DTC Business & Store Planning will be given an exciting opportunity to strategically lead within a fast growing brand and division. Passion, desire and integrity are traits we look for in our teammates. You will play a critical leadership role in overseeing the financial business planning, store planning, and price optimization functions within our vast, multi-channel Direct-to-Consumer business in North America with the opportunity to make an instant impact to the business; additionally you will be responsible for the continued development of our teammates as well as driving enhanced processes, acting as a key strategic thought leader that enables our North America Direct-to-Consumer planning organization to continue to be a global leader in planning. As such, you will routinely engage and partner with our Finance, Merchandising, Visual, Store Operations, and Store Leadership teams as well as senior DTC leadership amongst others here to drive and deliver on our strategic business goals.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Strategically lead the Total North America Direct-to-Consumer business planning, store planning, and price optimization functions to deliver on sales, margin, and inventory targets thru a multi-tiered, multi-dimensional planning organization with their team.
Provide strategic guidance and key expert insights and recommendations to the senior executive leadership team on topside financial and store plans from a business perspective. Assess business risk/opportunities and drive contingency planning alignment for broader NA DTC Planning function.
Develop, align, and execute on major process evolutions within respective functional areas (business planning, store planning, and price optimization) to deliver continued step change improvements that ensures achievement of business KPIs.
Lead, develop, and guide a high-functioning, high-talented team to ensure continued individual teammate growth and career progression in a fast-paced, rapidly evolving retail environment.
Establish key strategic career pathing thru thoughtful stretch assignment opportunities for teammates to drive individual growth and develop new skills, while enhancing and refining key complex processes that create efficiencies across all business channels/planning teams.
Supervise the team s day-to-day responsibilities ensuring completion, accuracy, and alignment
Establish, nurture, and utilize internal and external partners to drive and deliver on strategic business goals and objectives as well as to evolve overall business and store planning processes
Act as a key thought leader and advisor for the Global Pricing Center of Excellence to inform larger corporate pricing initiatives and strategies based on insights from the NA DTC business.
Supervisory Responsibilities Lead the North America Direct To Consumer (DTC) Business & Store Planning Team to optimal performance through training and development, inspired teamwork, routine recognition of success, strategic development of bench strength that results in future leaders of the larger global planning organization.
Consistently produces results at the functional team level
Accountable for their own execution, and that of their team
Can complete a project with minimal direction
Inspires confidence from their achievements that they will deliver. Done! Done! Done!
Management: Hires and helps develop highly capable teammates
Mentors and coaches teammates through motivation, an approachable style, and walking the talk themselves
Creates an appropriate sense of urgency as needed
Lives for the Company values in their everyday interactions
Commits time and energy to the success of the Company
Positively represents the company
Acts as a key leader in implementing the strategic plan that creates a unique advantage in the marketplace
Leads and drives projects and processes that have significant impact for their business
Develops and proposes ideas that support the achievement of strategies
Analyzes and challenges work methods to determine process improvement and better results
Understands how their function fits into the Company objectives
Has Senior Leadership s as well as their team s and peer s trust
Delivers what is promised
Proactive thinker who pushes for what is best for the functional team
Is included in critical decisions as it pertains to their functions
Provides thinking that is valuable to the organization
* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.