Marketplace Planning Manager Wholesale

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  • Vakgebied
    Transport en logistiek
  • Uren per week
    32-40 uur

Converse encourages you to discover your potential, erase boundaries, and push the limits of what is possible. Converse is all about bringing the youth's daring spirit to life through their authentic selves, skills, and passion. Are you a data-driven individual passionate about retail and interested in working for Converse at Nike's European headquarters in Hilversum? Check out the Marketplace Planning Manager Wholesale role and apply today.

Adecco will employ you for the 8-month duration for this temporary position.

What does this role involve?

Join Converse Western European Marketplace Planning & Analytics as a Marketplace Planning Manager, Wholesale. It is your responsibility to manage wholesale planning efforts, forecast consumer demand, create product, marketplace, and inventory plans, drive clarity to our results, and work closely with analytics teams to develop data strategies that serve our market. Through the application of retail sales & inventory management principles in key commercial moments (such as financial planning, seasonal product sales, business / consumer analysis in season and product distribution), you'll recommend actions and influence key processes in each phase of our business.

Taking on this role requires agility and a willingness to get your hands dirty. Your passion for data allows you to identify trends and synthesize data into key highlights and action plans. In order to succeed, you must be passionate about moving the company forward, expanding & building cross-functional partnerships, and be able to thrive in a dynamic and fast-paced workplace.


What will you be doing?

If this is you, you’ll be working across the Western Europe geography to elevate the forecasting process and lead the daily business management to increase profitability within the financial & inventory targets.

  • Lead seasonal product and business plan development for wholesale. Build our forecasts by season and merchandise product category.
  • Lead, prepare, and present current business in comparison to trend, plan, and forecast for weekly, monthly, and quarterly business reviews.
  • Analyse and identify risks and opportunities to adapt the current business and provide insights to tailor future assortments and buy placements.
  • Actively engage with team members to identify opportunities and efficiencies within our business processes.
  • Drive cross-channel collaboration within the integrated marketplace to enhance profitability through shared inventory strategies
  • Partner across multiple levels within Planning & Merchandising to across the seasonal planning process.

Waar ga je werken?

Why do I want to work here?

NIKE EHQ is based on an inspiring campus in Hilversum, Netherlands. Dynamic, energizing work environment that reflects the company's values and spirit. There are numerous parks, running tracks, and cycling lanes around the office, which is home to colleagues from around the world. As part of Nike's hybrid working model, employees spend 3 days at the office and 2 days at home.             

  • 25 vacation days if you work 40 hours per week a full year.
  • Commuting allowance EUR 0.19 cent per km/max of EUR 6 net per day.
  • 8.33% holiday allowance.
  • After 8 work weeks participation in pension plan.
  • 25% discount in the employee store.
  • Free access to the online learning platform Adecco Academy.
  • Access to the gym facilities on campus.

Wat vragen wij?

This is why the role is a great match for me:

  •  Bachelor's degree or combination of relevant education, experience, and training.
  • 5+ years in merchandise planning, digital planning, or business planning with comprehensive understanding of the (digital) wholesale business and partners
  • Strong analytical, financial modelling, and problem-solving skills
  • Proven ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects at once and ability to manage through ambiguity in a fast paced environment
  • Demonstrate strong leadership behaviours involving embracing and leading change, acting with courage and ensuring accountability
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to communicate and influence across diverse audiences


Apply now via and share your English resume. If you need more information about the team, the company, the role; feel free to give Marc a call at +31 (0)6 13443231. He will be more than happy to support!