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 Sr. Planner of Merchandise Planning Analytics strategically creates and drives investment & system optimization strategies which ensures the achievement of Old Navy financial plans and brand strategies. Owns and manages a larger project or initiative.
What you'll do
Ensure weekly reporting is delivered within SLA; when upstream issues arise effectively escalate & communicate to seek resolution
Lead development of new tools/solutions and enhancements to existing tools by defining requirements, building stable solutions, implementing rigorous testing
Partner with IM leaders, Managers & SMEs to gather feedback & understand business process resulting in the development of value add tools/solutions
Develop & deliver presentations of broader strategy that includes the new tools/solutions resulting into high adoption
Expert in all Allocation or Planning tools; Strong understanding of other functions tools
Recommends system, tool and process improvement to drive efficiency
Strategizes new business process to drive financial goals and strategies
Develops system, tool and process improvements to drive efficiency
Designs & delivers comprehensive training that clearly demonstrates strategy & tactics
Develops self-service training hub
Supports Manager & Above with business issue solutions and training
Partners with Merchandise Planning Analytics/Inventory Strategy leadership to prioritize and align on strategies
Incorporates strategic intent of project in content and clearly links project milestones to the strategy
Understands all portions of project planning by contributing value add feedback to project planning (tool development, IM leadership feedback, training and stakeholder feedback)
Own and manage a larger project or initiative, including identification of key issues, work planning, analysis, development of conclusions, and presentation of findings.
Delivers project milestones with quality (content, strategic thought) through delivery and managing others as needed
Models strong time management by delivering project milestones on time
May be required to work weekends.
Appropriately informs & engages manager and MPA/IS leadership
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
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. We have received numerous awards for our long-held commitment to equality and will continue to foster a diverse and inclusive environment of belonging. This year, we’ve been named as one of the Best Places to Work by the Humans Rights Campaign for the fourteenth consecutive year and have been included in the 2019 Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index for the second year in a row.
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