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Sr. Director Omni Channel Planning

Purpose:
Directs the performance of the adidas Omni channel planning team and acts as a key partner both to the omni sales management team and the cross functional team across brand, SCM and finance.  Ensures integrity and continuous improvement of the end-to-end process management of Omni planning within adidas US by collaborating with operations team and key stakeholders to develop and manage financial and merchandise plans across categories, genders and business units. 

 

Key Accountabilities:
•    Directs the team to develop and manage channel plans across departments, categories and genders for long term, annual, and seasonal strategic plans. 
•    Strategizes cross functionally to optimize operational execution to drive sales performance and improvement of Net Sales and profitability with a primary focus on collaboration with Business Units, Demand Planning, Finance and Strategy.  
•    Develop sustainable and profitable growth and healthy inventory productivity for adidas and accounts by leveraging aligned open to buy strategy and joint planning processes.
•    Strategically identify potential opportunities or risk assessment against sellout/inventory plans developing actionable recommendations for execution.
•    Identifies, prioritizes and manages to resolution business process improvements working closely and collaboratively, cross functionally with Senior Leaders across multiple divisions.
•    Direct sales planning initiatives and team to ensure pro-active analyses on product performance and planning to minimize inventory risk and maximize performance.
•    Challenge, validate and input into the Market Strategy and track and monitor implementation.  Provide overall holistic market feedback based on sell through to Strategy Team as part of Global Board requests.  Close coordination with Business Strategy team to ensure successful future planning.
•    Provides leadership and consultation for direct reports through the sharing of best practice techniques and mentoring ensuring a people first culture.
•    Decision maker for full commercial franchise management and allocation of commercial channels driving the most profitable and sustainable full price Sell out. 

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
•    Thinks strategically, synthesizes complex data and develops creative and innovative solutions within an entrepreneurial environment.
•    Detail-oriented and manages multiple priorities to accomplish assignments simultaneously under tight timelines, while able to adapt to a changing business environment.
•    Strong business acumen as it relates to a commercial business, understanding retailer KPIs and how to influence them positively.
•    Presents information and interacts effectively with senior executives, stakeholders, cross functional business leaders, peers and customers.
•    Promotes a team-first environment, where everyone can openly contribute, and ensures appropriate balance for team members.
•    Strong people management and influential leadership skills to coach, manage, motivate and develop direct reports.
•    Excellent collaboration skills with proven project management skills both in approach and execution.

 

Qualifications: 
•    University degree in business administration with focus on Sales, MBA preferred
•    10 years of operational and strategic business experience 
•    Minimum 5 years of management experience 
•    Proven track record of influential leadership skills 
•    Industry-specific and global business experience preferred.

 

 

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Job Title:  Sr. Director Omni Channel Planning

Brand:  adidas
Location:  Portland
TEAM:  Sales
State:  OR
Country/Region:  US
Contract Type:  Full time
Number:  282988
Date:  Jan 13, 2021