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SALES

PLANNER, BUSINESS PLANNING & RETAILER ANALYTICS

Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

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

  • Collaborate with Sales Management to develop top-down and bottom-up seasonal and annual Channel and Key Account plans by utilizing historical analysis, strategic direction and organizational targets. 

  • Communicate rolling and final Channel plans along with strategic rationale and collaborate with Merchandising counterparts to ensure effective and efficient seasonal range planning. 

  • Manage Channel and Key Account business plans that drive maximum selling and profitability performance at retailer door level. 

  • Own Channel plan tracking process, trend forecasting, post season analysis and the communication of variances as well as supporting rationale to Sales and Supply Planning counterparts. 

  • Responsible for managing all Markdowns, Cancels, Returns, and Discount budgets.  

  • Review, analyze and report weekly Channel and Key Account shipping, open order and LE status information. Create proactive action plans based on analysis and recommend to Sales and Key Account counterparts. 

  • Conceptualize, develop, implement, maintain, and drive adoption of Microsoft Power BI based reporting and act as the main stakeholder and point of contact within Wholesale organization 

  • Develop comprehensive Retailer sales data reporting solutions, providing analysis and empowering key business partners to make data-based decisions to drive their business at retail and deliver upon strategic priorities  

  • Executes day-to-day financial reporting responsibilities for multiple business units to include the review and distribution of financial data, scorecard preparation and explanations and various other financial and trending reports. 

  • Forward thinker / visionary on ways to streamline reporting capabilities & create efficiencies 

  • Lead Wholesale through innovation and implementation of best practices, new technology, and process change to drive increased operational productivity and resulting in increased sales and profitability  

  • Manage relationship and act as the main point of contact with third parties who deliver Retailer POS data 

  • Train and support members of the organization in the use of available Business Intelligence tools 

  • Communicate and present data analysis, visualizations, and insights to key stakeholders.

Your Talent

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Economics, Finance, Business Analytics. 2 years' additional experience in lieu of degree 

  • 5 - 8 years’ experience in Retail and/or Wholesale Planning or Buying environment 

  • 1 – 2 years’ experience working with Business Intelligence Tools; preferably MS Power BI 

  • Working Knowledge of merchandising, forecasting, retail math and retail processes is required  

  • Proficiency in Excel, Power BI, Power Query, PowerPoint, and Data Visualization techniques  

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, significant experience working directly with executives and business leaders to solve complex problems 

  • Sense of urgency and ability to adapt to a fast-paced environment.

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.

PUMA is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. It is the policy of PUMA to prohibit discrimination and harassment of any type and to afford equal employment opportunities to all persons without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, gender, physical or mental disability, veteran-status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law.For additional information, please contact: us-hrrecruiter@puma.com

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