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The Estee Lauder Companies Manager, Merchandise Planning, ELC Online in New York

Manager, Merchandise Planning, ELC Online

Brand: Estée Lauder Companies

Description

•Own “bottoms up” planning by category, assortment and buy plans to achieve financial plans

•Drive detailed weekly analysis & reporting that leads to clear actions to drive the business in support of sell-through and revenue goals set for brand

•Work effectively as a member of a cross- functional department team (Merchandising/Ecommerce, Planning, & Allocation) by focusing on team objectives and communicating clearly

•Manage category monthly Open-to-Buy for DTC identifying key risks and opportunities including clear actions to drive performance in key metrics with focus on sales, margin and inventory turn

•Reforecast business in-season based on current performance, present revised projections and recommendations to cross-functional partners and senior leadership

•Partner with brands and cross-functional teams in identifying risks and capitalizing on business opportunity

Collaboration with E-commerce/Marketing teams – 35%

•Work closely with Merchandising/E-commerce teams and Business Planning to identify sales opportunities through effective strategic planning and product level analysis

•Participate in pre-season strategy including robust hind-sighting as well as participate in pre-season strategy through partnership with E-commerce team

•Team with ecommerce to have in-depth knowledge of marketing programs including new launches to understand impact on sales and inventory needs

•Review inventory requirements for promotions i.e. Friends & Family, GWP, Black Friday, Cyber Monday

Inventory Management – 20%

•Forecast inventory monthly to ensure proper inventory levels are maintained by consistently reviewing weeks of supply, sell thru and trend

•Plan, Manage, Communicate, and Execute Returns of Goods on discontinued items, and post-holiday items

•Identify regional stock transfers based on business needs and review out of stocks on a weekly basis

Reporting – 5%

•Sales reporting

•Sell-through reporting

•Inventory reporting

•New launch SKU requirements

•Historical analysis

•SKU analysis

Qualifications

•5 years of relevant experience in Ecommerce and or retail inventory

•Advanced Excel and analytical skills

•Strong understanding of time phased forecasting and replenishment systems – SAP/APO a plus

•Ability to analyze and review large amount of data in Excel

•Ability to work quickly on ad-hoc reporting and analyzing data in real time

•Knowledge of inventory models and metrics

•Deep understanding of retail planning and inventory management needs

•Strong communication skills

•Self-starter and ability to work independently

•Motivated and driven, quick learner

•Team player

•Ability to work in fast-paced environment

•Sense of Urgency, Proactive, Attention to Detail

•Can-do attitude, Willingness to learn, Problem solver

Job: Online / E-Commerce

Primary Location: Americas-US-New York

Job Type: Standard

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: 1st (Day) Shift

Job Number: 220334

We are an equal opportunity employer. Minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. It is Company's policy not to discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, age, sex or gender (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), gender identity or gender expression (including transgender status), sexual orientation, marital status, military service and veteran status, physical or mental disability, protected medical condition as defined by applicable state or local law, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws and ordinances. The Company will endeavor to provide a reasonable accommodation consistent with the law to otherwise qualified employees and prospective employees with a disability and to employees and prospective employees with needs related to their religious observance or practices. Should you wish to apply for this position or any other position with the Company and you believe you require assistance to complete an application or participate in an interview, please contact USApplicantAccommodations@Estee.com

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