Planner, Men's Tailored Clothing
Location NEW YORK , New York
, United States
Job Opened September 28th, 2020
Education Bachelor's Degree
Job Number 200002VB
Job Type Full Time
Who Are You:
- Action-oriented: Not fearful of acting
with a minimum of planning. Seizes opportunities more than others. Armed with
enough information to make good business decisions quickly.
- Embracing Ambiguity: Shifts gears
comfortably. Can decide and act without having the total picture. Comfortable
handling risk and uncertainty.
- Strategic Agility: Sees ahead clearly.
Can anticipate future consequences and outcomes accurately
- Decision Making: Makes decisions in a
timely manner, sometimes with incomplete information and under tight deadlines
- Perseverance: Able to push through
to closure, even with business challenges or setbacks. Motivates team to
- Interpersonal Savvy: Able to influence
internal parties. Navigates healthy push/pull with partners (maintain financial
discipline and still have flexibility).
- Learning on the fly: Able to learn quickly
and be open to change. Able to grasp the underlying issue and path to
resolution, especially in problem solving. Able to develop own resources.
Balances analysis vs gut.
Uses time effectively and efficiently. Able to shift priorities as needed and
manage multiple competing priorities at the same time. Can attend to a broad
scope of activities.
Ambition/Self-Development: Strong knowledge of self. Able to articulate and utilize
strengths, while creating a plan to develop areas of opportunity. Able to size
up situations and flex personal style as needed.
Able to "fail fast, fail cheap". Creative problem solver.
- Able to operate with
Enjoys fast pace. Focused on completion.
- Effective Leadership: Able
to provide quick and clear direction to team with defined priorities. Empowers
direct reports. Able to lead teams through ambiguity and change.
You Also Have:
years experience in buying and/or planning
computer skills in Excel required (v-lookups, pivot tables, complex formulas,
to learn technical systems quickly
analytic skills required
As The Planner, you will:
a strategic vision for the business/has broad view of how business works. Uses
data to make prudent and effective business decisions. Knowledgeable in key
policies, processes, trends, practices. Anticipates business changes and
responds quickly and judiciously.
in-season opportunities and makes business recommendations at department
class/brand level. Accountable for sales and stock by door/channel.
consolidate and communicate a comprehensive assortment pre-season/in-season
planning strategy that identifies opportunities and risks at the store
cluster/channel level by class and vendor.
order flow and style depth and breadth.
allocation strategies focused on store clusters, customer profiles and
opportunities by store/channel.
communicates product placement strategies with the Allocation team.
best practices for assortment planning with a focus on store clusters.
Driver: Acts as an owner/operator. Reacts quickly to business opportunities and
takes calculated risks. Demonstrates business agility focused on in-season
strategies and processes. Comfortable with ambiguity and able to make effective
Able to synthesize data from all aspects of the business and multiple data
points to quickly size risks and opportunities.
opportunities for improvements and builds processes and tools to support.
a strong sense of current business at any given moment and knows how to change
purchase order placement activity and partners with Buying team and reconciling
nuances of Brick and Mortar vs Digital business and the assortment needs of
be assertive as well as diplomatic. Knows the competition and uses market
and creative mindset: Knows how to drive opportunities.
with Store Ops on store clustering to target growth opportunities.
analysis and research to support the creation of the assortment matrix and buy
with marketing team on promotions/event pricing and forecasts.
with Digital Planning and Marketing on key initiatives for online business.
Your Life and
Career at HBC:
- Be part of a world-class team; work with an
adventurous spirit; think and act like an owner- operator!
- Exposure to rewarding career advancement
opportunities, from retail to supply chain, to digital or corporate.
- A culture that promotes a healthy, fulfilling
- Benefits package for all eligible full-time
employees (including medical, vision and dental).
An amazing employee discount
Thank you for your interest with HBC. We look
forward to reviewing your application.
provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants
for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin,
age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, HBC
complies with applicable state and local laws governing non discrimination in
employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy
applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting,
hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of
absence,compensation and training.
HBC welcomes all applicants for this position.
Should you be individually selected to participate in an assessment or
selection process, accommodations are available upon request in relation to
the materials or processes to be used.