Inventory Planning Analyst, Women's Plus, Canada

Old Navy
San Francisco, California, United States
07 Sep 2020
24 Sep 2020
About Old Navy

Forget what you know about old-school industry rules. When you work at Old Navy, you're choosing a different path. From day one, we've been on a mission to democratize fashion and make shopping fun again. Our teams make style accessible to everyone, creating high-quality, must-have fashion essentials for the whole family, with love, season after season.

We opened our first store in 1994 in San Francisco and have been on a roll ever since. We cultivate a community of playful personalities that thrive in a fast-paced environment where our employees can be their most authentic selves. Here, we're family.

About the role

The Inventory Analyst provides support in creating, managing, and executing sales and inventory plans from investment through allocation at the product/category/item level. The Inventory Analyst is responsible for providing to the IM teams relevant data and analysis throughout the IM lifecycle.

Financial Planning - Forecasting
•Provide data and recommendations to influence the development of department/class level plans
•Assist in the development of department/class level allocation strategies
•Execute strategies for packing, pre-packs, size balancing and inventory balancing

Plan Management - Allocation
•Support in-season management of department/class level plans including ongoing assessments and updates
•Execute initial inventory releases
•Ensure receipt accuracy to support in-season allocation strategies
•Execute in-season price strategies, store level exceptions, and new store allocations
•Forecast inbound/outbound inventory to drive in-stock and to manage DC/store payroll

Business Process Management-Supply Chain Operations
•Execute allocation and replenishment of Basics managed thru demand forecasting and vendor management tools, as required

Who you are

•Analytic Skills: Ability to think objectively and interpret meaningful themes from quantitative and qualitative data
•Financial and Business Acumen: Ability to evaluate financial and business indicators and translate data into actionable information to drive results; proficiency in retail math
•Problem Solving & Decision Quality: Able to use rigorous logic and methods to solve problems with effective solutions
•Influencing & Negotiation: Can present ideas and directions that lead others to action
•Systems and Tools Acumen: Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, and have aptitude to learn technical applications quickly
•Collaboration: Able to build constructive and effective relationships with a broad and diverse group of business partners
•Possess strong organizational and time management skills
•Demonstrate strong listening, written and oral communication skills
•Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience
•1-2 years work experience, preferred

Benefits at Old Navy

  • Merchandise discount for our brands: 50% off regular-priced merchandise at Gap, Banana Republic and Old Navy, 30% off at Outlet and 25% off at Athleta for all employees.
  • One of the most competitive Paid Time Off plans in the industry.*
  • Employees can take up to five "on the clock" hours each month to volunteer at a charity of their choice.*
  • Extensive 401(k) plan with company matching for contributions up to four percent of an employee's base pay.*
  • Employee stock purchase plan.*
  • Medical, dental, vision and life insurance.*
  • See more of the benefits we offer.

*For eligible employees