Senior Assortment Planner

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

Feel like supporting the world’s biggest sport brand and work your magic in a Logistic environment? We got the right position for you, as a Senior Assortment Planner.

We’re looking for a Senior Assortment Planner to join the General Partners MPU at EHQ!

This role develops Assortment Plans for allocated Franchise/Classifications for the MPU. 

What will you be doing?

  • Planning: Experience in assortment planning with the ability to apply that knowledge independently in their work. Basic understanding of financial, product, and supply planning. Able to collaborate efficiently with upstream & downstream functions. Aware of emerging trends in planning.
  • Risk management: Escalates risks or opportunities that are grounded in facts and presents options for resolution. Assess risk within business objectives.
  • Analytics: Bring to bear statistical forecasting, data science, and new ways of thinking to develop plans and drive better decisions. Expands existing frameworks to do analysis in a logical structure. Expert in excel or other data modeling application.
  • Insights: Demonstrates strong problem solving & thinking skills by developing accurate plans that optimize trade-offs & outcomes. Thinks beyond prescribed solution & demonstrates industry & market trends to improve business outcomes. Understands (digital) retail metrics & business drivers.
  • Consumer focus: Understand consumer needs & marketplace from available data and is able to link plan with market trends. Awareness of product portfolio and strategy, including expectations around consumer response, growth opportunities and product lifecycle
  • Influence: Designs compelling communications that articulate the story and insights with a clear summary of the main ideas. Present insights at SKO to the broader GP team.
  • Plan franchise/classification allocations assortment and AA product for the partner business across General Partners EMEA.
  • Distribute approved allocation across GP Cluster/Account portfolio to ensure the right product availability for our Grow and Spark accounts.
  • Negotiate: Land the Allocaton and AA product plan with Merchandising, Partners and Consumer team.
  • Join assortment conversations with the cross-MPU/Gender team to drive the right consumer demand plans
  • Analyze product & market performance through statistical analysis and data focused decision-making
  • Collaborate with key cross functional partners on pre-season and in-season risks & opportunities 

Waar ga je werken?

Why do I want to work here?

NIKE EHQ is based on an inspiring campus in Hilversum. A dynamic, energizing place to work that reflects the values and spirit of the brand. Colleagues from all over the world and located in and amongst numerous parks, cycling lanes and running tracks. Nike maintains a hybrid working model, 3 days in the office, 2 days from home. 

  • 25 vacation days if you work 40 hours per week a full year
  • Commuting allowance of €0.21 cent per km/max of €21 net per office day
  • Work from home allowance of €5 per day on days you are working from home
  • 8.33% holiday allowance
  • Immediate 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

  • 3+ years of experience in Consumer and/or Retail Merchandising/Assortment Planning is expected.
  • With a consistent track record, you will have strong consumer demand, retail (drivers) math’s, financial planning optimizing margins, inventory planning skills and reporting
  • Demonstrate a strong understanding detailed assortment planning, product affinity as well as higher level Omnichannel Retail and coordinated market place planning strategy
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills; ability to engage effectively with a broad range of audiences including senior business leaders, other senior planning leaders, and highly technical talents – both internal, as well as external with buying organisation of Partners
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Commercial & Ambitious mind- and skillset, ability to negotiate and trade pre- and in-season
  • A strategic outlook and shown experience leading projects and cross-functional teams, with a track record of overcoming obstacles and challenges to meet business expectations
  • A self-starter mentality and be eager to drive and own end to end communication with results driven, forward thinking and proficient information seeking skills in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to network, utilize internal and external resources, deliver commitments, and to meet timelines
  • Excellent knowledge of automated planning systems, MS Windows applications, particularly Excel
  • A passion for Sport and deep knowledge of specific product categories can certainly be a plus.

Sounds great, how do I apply?

Apply now via the green button. If you need more information about the team, the company, the role; feel free to give Anne a call at +31 (0)34 63 37 00 She will be more than happy to support!