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Planner, IBP Planning, SEATH (Southeast Asia, Taiwan, Hong Kong & Macao)

Calvin Klein
Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Closing date
20 Mar 2023

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Position Summary:
Accountable for developing Annual Financial Plans on monthly basis at division level, forecasting business based on changes in strategies or business climate, and managing inventory to support updated forecasts, in order to meet or exceed the company's target.

Primary Responsibilities/Accountabilities Of The Job:

Pre-Season Planning
  • Responsible for developing Annual Financial Plans on a monthly basis in accordance with corporate goals, utilizing historical performance, trend analysis, and input from merchant partnership. Utilize planning system and template to project sales, margin and inventory components for the quarter at the month level.
  • Partner with merchant team on purchase plan by brand and category level. Review receipts to ensure buy assortment ties back to financial goals. Work with merchant team to present assortment and financial projections to senior management for final signoff.
  • Coordinate among the team to leverage inventory between Direct Retail and E-Commerce.
  • Prepare final fiscal plans at monthly or weekly department level for signoff from Director/ VP of IBP Planning/ Commercial Head/ Finance Head.

In-Season Planning
  • Forecast margin and inventory at a division level on monthly basis. Reforecast financial projection based on changes in business strategies, business climate and receipt flow.
  • Partner with allocation team on monthly distro to ensure that flow of merchandise allocation supports the needs at division level.
  • Meet with cross functional team to review business weekly and provide financial information at department level for the week, in order to review current business against projection, plan and last year actual. Provide suggestions and make tactical adjustments based on current trends to drive business and manage inventory level.
  • Simulate different scenarios to support changes in business strategies. Assess risk of sales, margin and inventory position.

Qualifications & Experience

  • 2-5 Years of related experience

  • Bachelor Degree Required

Knowledge/Skills Required:
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Detail oriented with excellent organizational skills and a self-motivation
  • Knowledge of forecast/planning systems - Retail/Demand Planning, Inventory management, Sales & Purchasing
  • Strong computer skills including Excel and Word
  • Proven written and verbal communication skills in Mandarin Chinese and English.


Communication Skills Required :
  • Responsible for - Obtaining & providing information to others; Influencing others; Negotiating with others to come to agreement; Negotiating with others with long-term strategic importance to the business within own Department and across Departments at PVH
  • Using historical actual information to forecast and estimate future financial result and inventory plan (OTB) and present the plan to peers, counterparts and management for their agreement and approval. 


Overall Impact & Contribution:
  • Provides input into the function or business's operational plan in support of overall strategy

Problem Solving:
  • Problems and issues are well defined and within the job area or department. The role would need to negotiate and convince Operation team and Buying team on Open-To-Buy plan because both teams typically would ask for more purchase / Open-To-Buy.

  • Looks for ways to improve or change work in own job


For five decades, CALVIN KLEIN has been a cultural catalyst, creating a legacy of iconic imagery and provocative conversation while retaining its American DNA and youth-inspired designs. Our associates are a group of talented individuals with unique personalities and perspectives. At CALVIN KLEIN, we take risks, embrace differences and strive to make a positive impact on the world. Above all, we care passionately for the brand, our customer and each other. Founded in 1968 by Calvin Klein and his business partner Barry Schwartz, CALVIN KLEIN is one of the world’s largest and most successful designer fashion brands. We are driven by our associates, creating one of the most visionary workforces in fashion. We are proud of who we are, what we do, and the future we are creating. Global retail sales of CALVIN KLEIN products exceeded $8 billion in 2017, and CALVIN KLEIN branded products are distributed in 110+ countries. CALVIN KLEIN employs a worldwide network of over 10,000 associates and operates more than 2,000 free-standing stores globally. Calvin Klein, Inc. was acquired by PVH Corp. in 2003.

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