Under Armour, Inc. Merchandise Planner - Factory House, Men's in Baltimore, Maryland
Merchandise Planner - Factory House, Men's
Under Armour has one mission: to make you better. We have a commitment to innovation that lies at the heart of everything we do, not just for our athletes but also for our teammates. As a global organization, our teams around the world push boundaries and think beyond what is expected. Together our teammates are unified by our values and are grounded in our vision to inspire you with performance solutions you never knew you needed but can’t imagine living without.
Under Armour Retail is looking for a talented professional to join our Merchandise Planning team! The Planner, FH Men’s role is an opportunity to join the rapidly growing direct-to-consumer sales engine. You will play a key role in the pre-season financial and inventory planning process as well as in-season inventory optimization, with the ability to drive instant impact. This individual will work closely with the Allocation, Merchandising/Buying, Visual and Store Operations teams.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
Develop preseason sales, margin and inventory plans that support cross-functional merchandising strategies, productivity and EOY inventory targets.
Familiarity of using ladders to forecast in-season sales, margin and inventory sell-thru, demonstrating capacity to reading business trends.
Analyze weekly/monthly reporting and read out overall performance, drivers and detractors during weekly sales and monthly open to buy meetings.
Partner with merchandising teams to develop markdown and pricing recommendations based on floorplan and inventory positioning.
Lead quarterly hindsight reports to drive strategic assortment decisions for future quarters and in-season management.
Provide multi-scenario analysis around promotional events and iconic product.
Drive strong cross-functional partnership with Merchandising and Allocation through effective and consistent communication.
Support an environment that fosters respect for the ideas of others as well as ongoing collaboration to execute business strategy.
QUALIFICATIONS (KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITES):
Microsoft Office Suite with advanced Excel skills.
Excellent partnership skills.
Ability to read data and trends, producing forward-looking solutions.
Strong presentation skills.
Ability to develop strong partnerships cross-functionally and drive change with compelling arguments.
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:
Bachelor’s degree or related work experience.
Minimum 2-3 years retail merchandise planning/ store planning experience in a progressive and growth focused retail organization.
- Relocation may be provided up to a specified amount.
BENEFITS AND PERKS:
Paid “UA Give Back” Volunteer Days: work alongside your team to support initiatives in your local community.
Under Armour merchandise & Connected Fitness app discounts – including MyFitnessPal & MapMyFitness!
Maternity and Parental Leave for eligible and FMLA-eligible teammates.
Health & fitness benefits, discounts and resources- We offer teammates across the country programs to promotephysical activity and overall well-being.
At Under Armour, we are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy (including childbirth, lactation and related medical conditions), national origin, age, physical and mental disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information (including characteristics and testing), military and veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by applicable law. Under Armour believes that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success as a global company, and we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool.
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