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Date:  Nov 18, 2020
Location: 

Toronto, ON, CA, L4W 5M3

Manager, Planning

Job ID186238 
Location Name: ON-FSC Toronto Off (0581)
Address: 5560 Explorer Drive, 2nd Floor, Toronto, ON L4W 5M3, Canada (CA)
Job Type: Full Time
Position Type (Regular/Temporary): Regular
Job Function: Inventory Management

 

ABOUT THE SUPPLY CHAIN TEAM:

Clients can’t wait to get their hands on our fantastic products. It’s one thing to promise beauty. It’s a whole other thing to deliver it. That’s where our Supply Chain department comes in. It takes planning, analysis and strategy to build brand partnerships, accurately forecast client behaviour and manage inventory levels across our network. Inventory Managers collaborate with operations and logistic experts to deliver beauty to our clients across the country. Our energetic and innovative team continually improves speed and accuracy to deliver on our promise to our clients.

 

WHAT YOU'LL DO:

You will lead a team of Planners to develop, execute, and communicate strategic merchandise financial plans to grow and drive Sephora’s financial targets.

 

Manage and Develop Talent:

  • Coach and develop a team of 4-5 Planners, providing clear direction and holding the team accountable to meeting objectives.
  • Create and maintain a dynamic team environment that fosters Sephora values and encourages collaboration and innovation.

 

Financial Planning and Open to Buy (OTB):

  • Leading a team to establish and maintain consistency in best practices in the planning process to meet deliverables including order placement, replenishment, OTB management, allocation to stores, and process management.
  • Responsible for driving topline financial plans from a divisional to class/season level, strategically manage the business to maximize sales, margin, and optimizing inventory
  • Partner with cross-functional partners in Merchandising to align on divisional targets, and with Finance, Marketing, and Store teams to communicate opportunities and risks
  • Lead the New Brand strategies and in-season OTB

 

In-Season:

  • Meet with the division to understand weekly forecasts, category opportunities and risks, inventory opportunities.
  • Present action plans to senior management, communicate risks and opportunities, and gain consensus on business approach.
  • Develop targets for key promotional periods that align to financial targets.
  • Lead and facilitate finalization meeting with merchants to review pre-season plans that support new assortment.
  • Partner with the Distribution team to drive allocation strategy and Logistics to develop and implement flow strategies that maximize sales and profitability
  • Manage vendor relationships and communication related to targets, past business performance, in stocks, outstanding issues and forecasts.

 

WHAT YOU'LL BRING:

  • You have a Bachelor’s degree or college diploma in business, retail management, or a related field - an MBA would be a huge bonus.
  • You're experienced in planning and/or buying with at least 5 years' in the retail space
  • You’ve led teams and find inspiration in leading, coaching and developing people.
  • You're curious, a go-getter, take ownership and responsibility for your work.
  • You love tackling problems and using your analytical skills to find solutions.
  • You have an entrepreneurial spirit, thrive in a fast-paced and dynamic environment, and relish in working collaboratively with cross-functional groups.
  • You've mastered the art of communication.
  • You're technically savvy and are an Excel Guru.

 

<span style="font-family:"HelveticaNeueLT Std Lt",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Sephora Sans Office"">WHY YOU'LL LOVE WORKING HERE:

  • <span style="font-family:"HelveticaNeueLT Std Lt",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Sephora Sans Office"">You’ll be part of a unique culture and family of passionate and inspiring individuals.
  • <span style="font-family:"HelveticaNeueLT Std Lt",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Sephora Sans Office"">You’ll work alongside the best talent in the industry – people you’ll be proud to work with.
  • <span style="font-family:"HelveticaNeueLT Std Lt",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Sephora Sans Office"">You’ll have access to the global community of luxury group LVMH (Louis Vuitton Moët Hennessy) for endless career opportunities.
  • <span style="font-family:"HelveticaNeueLT Std Lt",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Sephora Sans Office"">You’ll have the opportunity to be part of a community that drives meaningful social and environmental change and receive matching donations to support your charitable giving.
  • <span style="font-family:"HelveticaNeueLT Std Lt",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Sephora Sans Office"">Benefits you can mix and match, depending on your needs.
  • <span style="font-family:"HelveticaNeueLT Std Lt",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Sephora Sans Office"">Employee Assistance Program services for those times you need extra support.
  • <span style="font-family:"HelveticaNeueLT Std Lt",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Sephora Sans Office"">Holidays, time off, summer hours and flexibility to support work-life balance.
  • <span style="font-family:"HelveticaNeueLT Std Lt",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Sephora Sans Office"">And of course, there’s our incredible swag – free product gifts throughout the year and tons of discounts with our brand partners.


COMPANY OVERVIEW:
SEPHORA has been changing the face of prestige cosmetics since its debut in 1970s Paris. Sephora was acquired by luxury group Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton (LVMH) in 1997 then launched stateside in 1998, and is currently home to 200 world-class brands - including its own private label, SEPHORA COLLECTION. Sephora's curated assortment features more than 14,000 products including makeup, skin care, perfume, hair care, body, professional tools and more. Sephora is the beauty education hub, offering consultations at the Beauty Studio, a variety of complimentary classes, one-on-one service from Personal Beauty Advisors, and exclusive retail technology SKINCARE IQ, COLOR IQ, and FRAGRANCE IQ. Sephora is an international force in beauty, and its award-winning website and ever-growing presence on social-media make it the world's premier digital beauty destination.


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