E-commerce Planner

Scotch & Soda
Hoofddorp, Netherlands
21 Sep 2022
08 Oct 2022
Full Time
We are looking for an experienced E-commerce Planner to build and monitor financial budgets, manage stock positions, forecast sales, provide analytical insights to buying and drive sales, profitability and margin across our D2C digital platforms. The ideal candidate for this key role within our global E-commerce team will function as the link between the financial budget, buying, stock and commercial sales performance and contribute to our channel's growth and achievement of strategic brand and financial goals.


  • Create the e-commerce pre-season KPI, sales and seasonal buy budgets in close contact with the central buying & planning team
  • Create the buying plan per gender and category in close alignment with buying
  • Act as a gatekeeper for the e-commerce budget when attending alignment and financial roll-up meetings in the pre-buy season and provide input and feedback to the buyer when needed
  • Define and implement an assortment planning strategy for our seasonal and NOS ranges to maximize sales, margin and stock management in line with financial goals

  • Own and operate the E-commerce WSSI and with it the in-season forecast of sales, stock, markdown and margin. Define, report and implement actions based on forecast scenarios
  • Communicate and present e-commerce merch planning strategy and insights to peers and senior audiences
  • Own and drive the replenishment for seasonal and NOS stock, driving healthy sell-through, availability and full-price business in collaboration with buying
  • Analyze performance of seasonal and NOS items to provide insights and recommend trading actions
  • Provide pricing and markdown recommendations, in alignment with omnichannel strategy, to maximize sales & profitability. Provide input on promotional planning and communicate the plan to stakeholders
  • Lead the weekly, monthly and quarterly trade meetings. E.g. prepare the presentation, lead the meeting, analyze KPIs against budget and forecast, define trading actions and document conclusions after the meeting
  • Attend the weekly allocation meeting, share insights with the team and take action where needed
  • Lead the monthly return meeting and analysis around it to arrive at actions to drive the return rate down

Job requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in E-commerce, Fashion, Business management or related field
  • Budget and forecast planning experience in E-commerce combined with working knowledge and strong understanding of Ecommerce KPIs and retail maths
  • Highly analytical, structured, proactive and problem-solving mindset
  • Advanced Excel skills
  • Excellent communication and stakeholder management skills


Come work with us and enjoy the following benefits:
  • A highly collective creative and welcoming environment, a diverse and inclusive culture, and an atmosphere for professional development
  • To work in the most desirable offices in Hoofddorp
  • A 39hour working week, Fridays end at 4PM
  • All Apple equipment
  • 28 holiday days per year
  • Onefit subscription for EUR29 a month (instead of EUR65)
  • Amazing company drinks, events and parties
  • Employee discounts. 28% online and in store and access to our Friends&Family sale
  • Access to great company benefits around parenthood and wellbeing
  • Professional help with your relocation (if applicable)
  • A collective health insurance with a discount for Scotch employees and their families
  • Full coverage of public transportation if you live outside Amsterdam
  • A competitive salary and a annual 8% holiday pay
  • A pension scheme which is 2/3 funded by Scotch & Soda

Application process

Phone call with the recruiter

One of our recruiters will review your application and get in contact with you if there's a match

First interview

Upon a successful phone screening, we will invite you for an interview

Short assignment or second interview

Depending on the role, we will ask you to complete a short assignment or invite you for the second interview.


You will receive an offer as soon as we make a selection - good luck!

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