Finance and Economics Management & Business Others
1 - 2 Years
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The first and main responsibility of the Associate Planner is to support the European Planning processes aligning Product, Finance, Digital, Marketing, CX stakeholders.
Secondly, the candidate initiates and maintains projects/analysis that contribute to optimization of the Foot Locker Sales, margin and inventory, by working on test and trials with new and existing tools and technologies (Stores and eCommerce).
Lastly, the candidate plays a key support and advisory role in Plan, Forecast and in-season management of Sales, Product, Margin and Inventory KPIs.
Maintain weekly business performance report and stimulate improvements action
Be the team expert on data research and analysis
Gain and share knowledge around Merchandise, Financial, Digital and Location Planning
Support Plan/Forecast process focusing on Product/Channel/Country strategy
Create department analysis based on past/current performance
Support cross-departmental projects resulting in improved margin
Conduct business review meetings with team members and internal stakeholders
Set KPIs; monitor and measure, challenge teams accountable for achieving these goals
Degree in Business Administration or similar level
At least 2 years experience with commercial/ business planning and forecasting
Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Excel and PowerBI
Strong analytical and organizational skills
Strong sense of urgency with the ability to work under pressure
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of management
Previous use of Retail Planning software such as JDA, Arthur, I2 or Market Max is a plus