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RETAIL CORPORATE

PLANNER, BUSINESS - WHOLESALE

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

SPEED & SPIRIT is what we look for in our candidates, defined by some simple values that inspire us to BE DRIVEN in our performance, BE VIBRANT in our sporting legacy, BE TOGETHER in our team spirit, and BE YOU to let our individual talent and experience shine. Applying for a job at PUMA is easy and all genders are welcome. Simply click APPLY ONLINE and follow the steps to upload your application.

Your Mission

As a member of the PUMA North America Wholesale Planning Organization, you will manage the business functions of your region through all aspects of the go-to-market process, including financial planning, forecasting, reporting, and analysis activities to drive sales and profitability for the PUMA brand and its retail partners. This position also has external key customer facing engagement points.

  • Collaborate with Sales Management and Merchandising to develop and communicate top-down and bottom-up seasonal and annual Field/Key Account plans by utilizing historical analysis, strategic direction, and organizational targets
  • Manage account plans that drive maximum selling and profitability performance at retailer door level
  • Partner with cross-functional team to manage and forecast markdown budgets and negotiate markdowns, cancels, and returns with retailers
  • Execute sales tracking process, post season analysis and the communication of variances as well as supporting rationale to Sales, Finance and Supply Planning counterparts
  • Review, analyze, and report on Wholesale data and weekly Field/Key Account sell-through, shipping, open order and LE status information in order to provide proactive action plans to Sales, Planners, and Key Account counterparts
  • Work with Sales Management, Merchandising and Category Supply Planning teams to develop and communicate accurate, strategically desirable, and financially sound seasonal sales, inventory forecasts, and final seasonal forecasts
  • Evaluate and establish standardized reports and drive new processes and innovation that improve analytics, visibility to data and thus drive better business decisions

Your Talent

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Economics, or Finance
  • 5-8 years’ experience in Retail and Wholesale Planning
  • Knowledge of merchandising, forecasting, retail math and retail processes
  • Ability to analyze, organize, multitask, and collaborate cross-functionally while providing creative solutions to problems
  • Proactive follow-through with colleagues and business partners while demonstrating self-direction
  • Skills in Microsoft Office including Excel, Power BI, and PowerPoint, as well as working knowledge of DAX and Power Automate
  • 20% travel required

PUMA provides equal opportunities for all job applicants, regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, or disability. Equality for all is one of the core principles at PUMA and we do not tolerate any form of harassment or discrimination.

PUMA supports over 14,000 employees across 120+ countries. The PUMA Group owns the brand PUMA, Cobra Golf and stichd, and is headquartered in Herzogenaurach, Germany.