Global Category Planner

Requisition ID:  2519
Job Location(s): 

Broomfield, CO, US, 80021


 The Global Category Planner is responsible for assortment validation, and in-season and historical analysis for assigned category. This role works cross-functionally to align on annual strategic direction, provides business visibility on trends and various critical metrics. We are looking for someone who will collaborate closely with cross-functional partners to develop and implement strategies aligned with organizational objectives. Their expertise will be crucial in identifying market trends, assessing supplier capabilities, and mitigating risks to enhance what makes us successful. 


What You'll Do

  • Aid in the creation of analysis for the monthly Global S&OP for upcoming key product launches; and leverage analytics to provide business insights to support company decision-making.
  • Assist manager and Global Planning team in gathering information, creating, and updating reporting tools to help the business make positive and data driven decisions.
  • Provide visibility on planning metrics including, but not limited to Forecast Accuracy, Forecast Bias, Weeks of Coverage, Stock Turns, Inventory Cost.
  • Analyze pre-season, in-season, and post-season sales to find opportunities to improve sales and SKU productivity and minimize inventory and margin risk in future season for selected business segment.
  • Prepare and present materials to leadership teams for bi-weekly and seasonal hindsight selling meetings to help make decisions based on current business trends.
  • Develop and implement action plans to help successfully drive business forward through flow of information among cross functional teams

What You'll Bring to the Table

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in Supply Chain, Business, Mathematics, or related field is required. 
  • Three (3) years of planning experience (Demand/Merch/Assortment) in a multichannel setting is required. Strong preference for consumer goods, footwear, or fashion/apparel experience.
  • Communication skills.
  • Experience adapting communication style for various audiences.
  • Analytical thinking
  • SKU Count and productivity analysis
  • Must have extensive experience and fluency in Excel tools and functionality.
  • Experience with Power BI Reporting tools, topline Merchandise Financial Planning, Demand and Assortment Planning systemic solutions; ideally with o9 Solutions

The Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a diverse and inclusive work environment. 


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or disability, or any other classification protected by law.


Title: Global Category Planner 

Salary or Pay Range: $80,000-$95,000  

Workplace Persona: Collaborator  

Pay offered will vary based on job-related factors such as location, experience, training, skills, and abilities.


This position is eligible to participate in a company incentive program. 


This position is eligible for company benefits including but not limited to medical, dental, and vision coverage, life and AD&D, short and long-term disability coverage, paid time off, employee assistance, participation in a 401k program that includes company match, and many other additional voluntary benefits. 


Job Category: Corporate  

Nearest Major Market: Denver