Senior Planning Analyst - 1 year FTC

London, United Kingdom
Closing date
26 Apr 2023

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At Burberry, we believe creativity opens spaces. Our purpose is to unlock the power of imagination to push boundaries and open new possibilities for our people, our customers and our communities. This is the core belief that has guided Burberry since it was founded in 1856 and is central to how we operate as a company today.

We aim to provide an environment for creative minds from different backgrounds to thrive, bringing a wide range of skills and experiences to everything we do. As a purposeful, values-driven brand, we are committed to being a force for good in the world as well, creating the next generation of sustainable luxury for customers, driving industry change and championing our communities.


This position is for a Senior Planning Analyst and will support all Global Rolling OTB activities within Burberry's central inventory planning organisation.


Global Rolling OTB Management
• Responsible for consolidation of the Global Rolling OTB by Channel
• Responsible for preparing insightful analyses on Channel performance relative to plan and identifying risks to inventory targets
• Responsible for scenario analysis relating to the OTB, specifically modelling different growth rates across regions and potential rebalances.
• Responsible for coordinating the provision of tools/templates, on a consistent basis for all regions and divisions to scenario plan from and submit ancillary OTB documents
Global Markdown Management
• Accountable for driving the seasonal markdown review process including setting the appropriate calendar to ensure early visibility of potential risks to business
• Responsible for defining Central markdown and Delist guidance globally including inventory and discount guidance
• Working with central and regional teams to agree global markdown assortment with the aim to maximize clearing of inventory whilst balancing the need to protect full price sales and brand
• Consolidating regional markdown forecasts and working to highlight and minimize markdown revenue risks
• Responsible for implementing Markdown Edge Guidance on Discounting
Global Delist
• Responsible for maintaining the Global Delist files which provides an accurate view of product lifecycle for all mainline products and their exit routes
• Ensuring adherence by product divisions to communicated seasonal product lifecycles
• Highlighting issues related to stockpiling of inventory designated for Staff sale
• Publishing quarterly delist files to assist regions with existing end-of-life products from mainline stores
• Monitoring adherence to delist timings through issuance of Delisted store stock reports
Option Consolidation & Tracking
• Accountable for co-ordinating the submission of Option Planning Templates from Commercial Planning.
• Assessment of Option Plans into OTB, to assess Revenue per Option and productivity of assortments
• Responsible for tracking adherence to plans in market and post market.
Revenue Guidance
• Forecasting and setting plans for Revenue by Collection by Region, forming the basis of Collection OTB Guidance


  • Demonstrated experience in a Merchandise planning role, preparing commercial analyses, supporting global Open to Buy management
  • Inventory management experience essential
  • Advanced level Excel
  • Solid communication skills, with the ability to build positive working relationships with cross-functional teams
  • Strong attention to detail and analytical skills
  • Experience with SAP would be advantageous


Burberry is an Equal Opportunities Employer and as such, treats all applications equally and recruits purely on the basis of skills and experience.

Posting Notes: United Kingdom || Not Applicable || London || SC CENTRAL OPERATIONS || GLOBAL PLANNING || n/a ||


Founded in 1856, Burberry today remains quintessentially British, with outerwear at its core. Digital luxury positioning and intensive focus on design innovation, quality and heritage icons of the trench coat, trademark check and Prorsum knight, ensure continued brand purity and relevance globally across genders and generations.

At Burberry, every individual, every team and every function, shares an incredible passion for the brand and is guided by a ‘brand-first’ mind-set. Decisions are evaluated through the lens of the long-term health and vitality of the Burberry brand.

Burberry believes that in order to be a great brand it must also be a great company. Inspired by three Core Values - Protect, Explore, Inspire - rooted in the brand’s heritage and continually informing its guiding principles, Burberry leverages its compassionate and creative thinking culture to continually innovate and drive the brand forward.


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