Merchandise Financial Planner – Hibbett Inc

Nike Inc.
Beaverton, OR, USA
Posted 29 days ago
Full time

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The Demand and Supply Management (DSM) team is responsible for ensuring every Nike athlete is able to access the product they want when they want it. DSM is revolutionizing how planning is done across Nike by ensuring Consumer Demand is Nike Demand!


WHO WE ARE LOOKING FOR
As the Hibbett Inc Merchandise Financial Planner, you play a critical role in defining, shaping and setting consumer demand. You are responsible for defining and leading multi-season sales, receipt, and inventory plans for the Hibbett Inc business to serve consumer demand while adjusting and aligning to the consumer architecture based on targets and actuals. You can build hypotheses and data driven analysis, translating insights into action through problem solving and critical thinking skills. You possess a deep understanding of marketplace, product and inventory planning with actions that are grounded in qualitative research, data, and insights to support your view. You are a great collaborator who proactively builds positive relationships across the organization. Using your strong financial and commercial acuity, you show good judgment in making decisions and problem solving.


WHAT YOU WILL WORK ON
If this is you, you will serve as the Planning Lead to the Hibbett Inc team, working with the account teams and Consumer teams to forecast consumer demand and plan optimal Hibbett Inc supply to meet financial expectations. You will set tops-down plans for the accounts across both Gross to Net and Stock & Sales based on consumer demand and account strategies in alignment with the Consumer Architecture. Your plans will inform franchise/style plans, financial forecasts, and end-to-end inventory forecasts. You’ll reconcile forecasts and communicate results and impacts with cross-functional and leadership teams. You will also lead and conduct internal/external seasonal financial account meetings while providing overall context to seasonal plan.


KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
-  Define and manage multi-season Merchandise Financial Plan for Hibbett Inc

-  Adjust and align Merchandise Financial Plan to consumer architecture based on targets and actuals

-  Determine (Perform) Pre- and In-Season top-down financial business targets (sales, margin, receipts, and inventory) across Gender and Business Unit to inform Franchise/Style plans, Financial Forecasts and E2E Inventory Forecasts

-  Determine trade-off actions to drive consumer demand, Nike and partner margin and optimize overall marketplace inventory health

-  Represent Planning in external engagements


WHO YOU WILL WORK WITH
You will work both within the Nike DSM function and across the broader cross-functional organization including partnering closely with the both the internal and external Hibbett Inc team, Consumer MFP, MPO, Finance, and others to deliver top-down financial business targets both pre-season and in-season. Your focus is to drive trade-off actions to drive consumer demand, Nike and Partner margin and optimize inventory health.


WHAT YOU BRING
- Bachelor’s degree required

-  5+ years’ experience in retail, planning and/or product management

-  Strong ability to influence & work constructively with others by communicating effectively. Listens actively and contributes to advance the conversation.

-  Outstanding written/verbal communication, analytical capabilities, and attention to detail

-  Ability to collate and understand relevant market data that integrates and informs the Merchandise Financial Plan; assessing risk and solving problems to deliver business results

-  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

-  Commercial and entrepreneurial approach

Nike requires all applicants for this position to be vaccinated for COVID-19 as a condition of hire, unless otherwise required by law. As an equal opportunity employer, Nike will make accommodations to individuals who cannot be vaccinated in accordance with applicable law.

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.

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