About Old Navy
Forget what you know about old-school industry rules. When you work at Old Navy, you’re choosing a different path. From day one, we’ve been on a mission to democratize fashion and make shopping fun again. Our teams make style accessible to everyone, creating high-quality, must-have fashion essentials for the whole family, with love, season after season.
We opened our first store in 1994 in San Francisco and have been on a roll ever since. We cultivate a community of playful personalities that thrive in a fast-paced environment where our employees can be their most authentic selves. Here, we’re family.
About the role
The Senior Market Planner strategically creates and drives business strategies that elevate sales and inventory plans, ensuring achievement of division financial goals.
What you'll do
Oversees the development of division, department & class level plans that support market strategy
Develop tops/down dept/class sales and inventory plans that align with division objectives
Develop style-level sales and inventory plans
Own bottoms-Up financial reconciliation of class to department
Inform and validate Commercial Plan
Drive strategies to positively impact assortment and financials"
Own business recaps (week, month, quarterly) to inform short term and long term financial strategies/action plans
Lead demand driven buying efforts
Own OTB and sales and inventory forecasting, including assessing total risks and creating resolutions
Recommend and execute in-season pricing strategies
Inform and influence in-season commercial plan changes
Drives business discussions and adjusts strategies to maximize results
Take on SME responsibilities, Division responsibilities and/or additional global projects
Manage 1 or more Inventory Analyst(s)
Balance workload priorities for direct report
Support direct reports’ career development and skill development to ensure job satisfaction, retention and future talent development
Create a collaborative, innovative and results-orientated environment
Influence others, both functional and cross functional partners, to drive results
Who you are
Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience
3-5 years relevant work experience, preferable in Inventory Management
Financial and Business Acumen: Ability to evaluate financial and business indicators and translate data into actionable information to drive results; proficiency in retail math
Problem Solving & Decision Quality: Able to use rigorous logic and methods to solve problems with effective solutions
Influencing & Negotiation: Can present ideas and directions that lead others to action
Systems and Tools Acumen: Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, and have aptitude to learn technical applications quickly
Collaboration: Able to build constructive and effective relationships with a broad and diverse group of business partners
Possess strong organizational and time management skills
Demonstrate strong listening, written and oral communication skills
Developing Direct Reports & Motivating Others: Ability to hire, train, develop, and retain direct reports
Must have prior experience managing others
Benefits at Old Navy
- Merchandise discount for our brands: 50% off regular-priced merchandise at Gap, Banana Republic and Old Navy, 30% off at Outlet and 25% off at Athleta for all employees.
- One of the most competitive Paid Time Off plans in the industry.*
- Employees can take up to five “on the clock” hours each month to volunteer at a charity of their choice.*
- Extensive 401(k) plan with company matching for contributions up to four percent of an employee’s base pay.*
- Employee stock purchase plan.*
- Medical, dental, vision and life insurance.*
- See more of the benefits we offer.
*For eligible employees
Gap Inc. is an equal-opportunity employer and is committed to providing a workplace free from harassment and discrimination. We are committed to recruiting, hiring, training and promoting qualified people of all backgrounds, and make all employment decisions without regard to any protected status. In 2016, Gap Inc. was named one of the Best Places to Work by the Human Rights Campaign for the thirteeth consecutive year and was the sole winner of the Catalyst award for equality in the workplace in 2016.
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