Sr. Manager, Assortment Planning

Posted on Nov 19, 2018 by adidas

Portland, OR 97201
Leisure & Sport
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Purpose Manage and guide execution of assortment planning strategy across all channels, except Factory Outlets (Own Retail, E-com, Wholesale Segments, Wholesale Key Accounts). Deliver the option planning and channel ranging ensuring clear input is collected from key stakeholders in market level, including all countries and clusters. Key Responsibilities Manage assortment planning teams responsible for creating Option Plans and Channel Ranges per channel/segment tier Enable the market store format strategy and store tiering methodologies that are aligned with global methodologies Implement initiatives that allow the collaboration with the OR channel teams to attain optimal Option Plans for DTC channels Implement initiatives that allow the collaboration with the KA horizontal teams to create Option Plans that reflect particular KA needs Enable further streamlining of the market DTC range based on horizontal reviews at key milestones Drive Market Range enhancements through Assortment Planning that reflects localization and differentiation in market range where needed (seasonality, account differentiation) Prepare the channel ranging process across all channels, including Brand Collection and key stories, and balancing global assortment packages and specific market needs. Prepare feedback sessions to RA teams to assure that Option Plans needs are reflected based on channel/tier-segment needs. Key Relationships CTC Brand CTC Market Range Architecture Global DBC Market channel teams (OR and e-com) Market key account teams Market BUs Market Finance teams Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Specialist in option planning and channel ranging processes with strong understanding of relevant systems solutions Broad and deep knowledge of assortment planning processes with a good balance between theoretical understanding and practical experience Minimum Qualifications University degree in business, ideally with marketing and sales focus or equivalent professional experience 8 years of typical relevant work experience

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