Role Mission: This role supports the team and executes the globally aligned merchandising vision for Crocs, the industry-leading casual footwear brand specializing in comfortable, fun, innovative and irreverent product lines designed to surprise and delight our millions of loyal Crocs fans and future Crocs fans.

 

Key Process Accountabilities
Demand Planning:

  • Use Merchants information to develop pre-season product level unit and revenue forecast by month
  • Forecast carryover products using statistical models and core planning functionalities
  • Consolidate Season plan, agree with merchants on adjustments, and support merchant to present to management
  • Track weekly sales, analyze sellthru rates and gaps to forecast and propose corrective actions to merchant
  • Update monthly sales and operating forecast to optimize forecast accuracy and improve inventory availability
  • Support and verify seasonal size curve creation based on historical data

Inventory Management:

  • Manage an efficient and streamlined allocating & transferring process to ensure supporting resources are ramped up and down based on sales requirements (D&L)
  • Manage inventory based on product lifecycle to ensure inventory health.
  • Develop and communicate with comprehension analysis of sales trends and inventory projections with forward looking optimization to all stakeholder

 

Job Requirements

Education: Diploma or above

Experience:

  • Self-starter who works well in a demanding, fast-paced and high performance environment
  • 3+ years in merchandise or demand planning within a direct to consumer environment

Knowledge:

  • Innovative, flexible and creative problem-solving skills
  • Understanding of market competition, consumer and market trends
  • Strong organizational, analytical and process development skills
  • Ability to independently utilize resources to increase knowledge
  • Ability to take initiative and adapt quickly to changes
  • Ability to successfully communicate cross-culturally
  • Ecom background preferred
  • Fluent in English preferred
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications (Outlook, Excel. Power Point, Word). Advance knowledge of Excel is required
  • Interpersonal Skill: High energy, high initiative and decisive
  • Travel Requirement: As required

 

Key Role Dimensions

  • Internal: country related department
  • External: commercial service provider

 

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