Wholesale Planner

Location
New York, New York, United States
Posted
06 Nov 2021
Closes
04 Jan 2022
Ref
201389739
Function
Marketing
Level
Manager
Hours
Full Time
Why Join Us
The Ermenegildo Zegna Group is one of Italy's most famous family driven enterprises and a world leader in luxury menswear. Founded in 1910, Zegna is deeply grounded in history and craftsmanship, yet always at the forefront of contemporary innovation and style. We are pioneers who embrace change, take ownership of our actions and work to create the world we want. With over 500 points of sale and 7,000 employees worldwide, we're as proud of our people as our products and look for others that share our passion and commitment to excellence and authenticity.

YOUR OPPORTUNITY
As a Wholesale Planner based in the New York Corporate office you will play a key role within the Wholesale team. Reporting directly to the Senior Manager of Wholesale and Outlet Planning, you will assist in detecting business trends and identifying risks/opportunities. Additionally, this role will produce insights and analysis to pro-actively determine needs that help address business conditions, drive sales and sell through, and reduce leftover inventory.

The core responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to, the following:

HOW YOU WILL CONTRIBUTE
  • Analyze and report sales from Wholesale Customers on a regular cadence by classification and account
  • Standard reporting analysis includes but not limited to: CQR, sell-thru, sell-out, stock level, weeks of supply, style, ecommerce, and geographic market
  • Manage sales data from various sources both internally and from external partners
  • Support Senior Manager in developing seasonal budgets by store by category that ties to financial targets and trends
  • Manage seasonal sell-in tracker pre and post market, monitor for accuracy and create hindsight analysis
  • Budget and track returns, discounts, and DSA expenses; Ensuring accruals are adequate
  • Management of Continuative Quick Response (basics) program: sell-out, sell-in, six-to-twelve-month demand forecasts
  • Monitor Wholesale Seasonal basckup inventory, ensure aged product are reviewed by Wholesale team and Outlet Merchandiser with action to be selling off
  • Development of ad hoc reporting
  • Performing ROI's on new projects and post implementation review as required
  • Support Account Executives with Sell-Thru and Margin Agreement deal templates
  • Influence and educate core strategies and insights to engage stakeholders to support optimization of business opportunities
  • Partner with Management team to align cross-functional objectives and best practices
  • Develop and maintain cross-divisional relationships across multiple levels of management

WHO YOU ARE:
  • Minimum 3-5 years of merchandise planning, allocation, merchandising, strategy, or business analytics, preferably in the Wholesale/Retail industry
  • Bachelor's degree is preferred
  • Expert Excel and analytical skills
  • Attention to detail, ability to manage high volumes of data
  • Expert command of retail math concepts, applications, and statistical analysis
  • Result-focused, highly driven to improve performance & excellence
  • Proficient across Microsoft Office Programs
  • Excellent presentation and communication skills
  • Self-motivated with ability to prioritize multiple deadlines, flexible under changing priorities
  • Knowledge of AS400 and SkyPad a plus

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