The Walt Disney Company Category Planning Specialist in China

Manage the validation, planning and execution process of domestic category merchandise strategies to achieve intended cast, guest and business results.

Responsibilities :

  • Manage the assets of our business (receipts, markdowns, markup, and inventory to plan).

  • Strategize and develop, with Product Development, annual merchandise/financial plans by department/class.

  • Develop assortment plans and SKU count to optimize productivity. Accountable for overall financial deliverables for departments.

  • Develop departmental location assortment strategy. Responsible for inventory replenishment, including achievement of fill rate/service level commitments while driving toward purchase order/SKU automation.

  • Manage inventory, develop appropriate enter/exit strategies, and flow of product (OTB) to achieve inventory turn objectives.

  • Analyze performance on business goals/recommend action plans to maximize results. Monitor performance and adjust plans accordingly.

  • Effectively partner with Location Planning, Logistics, Sourcing, Pricing, Product Development and Operations in order to increase efficiency. L

  • ead career development of self/cast.

Basic Qualifications :

  • Bachelor’s degree in business administration, finance/accounting, or related disciplines plus 2-3 years of retail background preferred

  • Good command of retail math concepts, applications and statistical analysis

  • Demonstrated business savy through strategic development, financial management, analytical thinking and problem solving

  • Working knowledge of financial planning, forecasting, buying, inventory and project management

  • Working knowledge of merchandise system, data mining, replenishment and spreadsheets

  • Demonstrated negotiation skills and the ability to develop and manage vendor relationships

  • Capable of multi-tasking; strong organization and work process skills

  • Demonstrated leadership, team building, partnering and influence skills

Additional Information :

Keyword: SHDRprofessional

Job ID: 518775BR

Location: ,China

Job Posting Company: Disney Parks & Resorts