Inventory Strategy Planner

Location
San Francisco, California, United States
Posted
19 Sep 2020
Closes
26 Nov 2020
Ref
338993
Level
Manager
About Banana Republic

Banana Republic was founded with an explorer's spirit and a desire to venture to new places, beyond the boundaries of the everyday. Our clothing is designed for a life with no boundaries.

We travel near and far in search of the finest materials and fabric innovations to infuse style with substance, because we believe that what you wear should open a world of possibilities. And the people that make up Banana Republic share the same qualities as our brand: curious, connected, undaunted by boundaries. Sound like you? Join us for the adventure of what's next.

About the role

The Inventory Strategy group designs, creates, and implements inventory optimization capabilities that enable Banana Republic to manage business in a localized manner throughout the product lifecycle. The Analytics group provides analytics to the Banana Republic and Banana Republic Factory Stores Inventory Management and Store Planning & Allocation organizations to drive business results and meet brand goals. Projects are identified to generate significant financial return and enhance the customer experience.

What you'll do

  • Assist in the development, implementation, and support of inventory management / supply chain initiatives and capabilities that support overall company and brand goals.
  • Provide research, analysis and support for identifying, evaluating and resolving strategic opportunities.
  • Prepare presentation materials and assist in presenting findings to all levels of management.
  • Proactively surface and communicate business issues to develop best practices and requirements for inventory management processes.



    Who you are

    • Minimum 2 years experience, preferably with retail industry.
    • BA/BS with emphasis on business administration, economics, research/management science or related field.
    • Demonstrated analytical and problem solving skills.
    • Strong oral, written and formal presentation skills and the ability to communicate complex ideas in simple ways to all levels of the organization.
    • Demonstrated conceptual and creative problem solving orientation with exceptional ability to create structured analyses from disparate sources of information.
    • Experience with strategic and quantitative analysis - ability to gather and interpret data.
    • Advanced Excel skills, including experience with VBA, strongly preferred
    • Exceptional attention to detail and organizational skills.
    • Execution and results focused, with emphasis on on-time delivery.
    • Ability to structure complex work streams and work independently and with teams.
    • Ability to drive results across simultaneous projects under tight time pressures


    Benefits at Banana Republic

    • 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