Planning Manager

Planning Manager

  • Location SAN BRUNO, CA
  • Career Area Merchandising & Online Operations
  • Job Function Merchandising and Sourcing
  • Employment Type -
  • Position Type -
  • Requisition 970773BR

What you'll do at

The Merchandising Team is looking for individuals who can collaborate and thrive in a dynamic environment, demonstrate and foster innovative thinking, use and learn the latest tools and technology to analyze data and insights at scale, and – above all else – think everyday about how to best meet the needs of our customers.

As Planning Manager, you are responsible for overseeing and implementing financial and multi-channel integration strategies for a strategic business unit. Creativity and agility will be paramount as you work with your planners to assess and synthesize retail trends, develop and manage complex project, and deliver on financial targets – all with the ultimate goal of a “win-win” for our customers and You will lead associates in development opportunities to help them grow as individuals, work as a team, and better serve our customers and business goals.

You won’t do this alone. You will manage a world-class team of collaborative colleagues who have access to industry-leading merchandising tools and technology to help you analyze customer, partner, market, business and financial insights at scale and with the customer perspective first. In addition to bringing the “art” to the “science” of retailing, we’re also counting on you to share your knowledge and expertise with your team and foster a collaborative and supportive environment.

  • Drives the execution of multiple business plans and projects for Merchandising
  • Ensures business needs are being met
  • Oversees and implements the continuous development of financial and multi-channel integration strategies for a strategic business unit
  • Oversees the execution of financial plans and open-to-buy (OTB) forecasts for a strategic business unit
  • Oversees the execution of item-level replenishment within a strategic business unit
  • Promotes and supports company policies, procedures, mission, values, and standards of ethics and integrity
  • Provides supervision and development opportunities for associates

Minimum Qualifications

• 5+ years experience in planning, buying, replenishment, finance or related field required.
• At least 4 year experience in a retail environment preferred.
• Must have experience managing and creating new categories of business in extremely competitive environment
• Experience managing others (planners and replenishment analyst)
• Must have experience with high risk, high volume, complex categories of goods
• In addition, must have experience developing strong business relationships with vendors and industry leaders

Preferred Qualifications

Analytical, good communication, SQL

About Walmart

At Walmart, we help people save money so they can live better. This mission serves as the foundation for every decision we make, from responsible sourcing to sustainability—and everything in between. As a Walmart associate, you will play an integral role in shaping the future of retail, tech, merchandising, finance and hundreds of other industries—all while affecting the lives of millions of customers all over the world. Here, your work makes an impact every day. What are you waiting for?
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All the benefits you need for you and your family

  • Multiple health plan options
  • Vision & dental plans for you & dependents
  • Associate discounts in-store and online
  • Financial benefits including 401(k), stock purchase plans and more
  • Education assistance for Associate and dependents

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