Gap Inc. Inventory Planning Analyst, Men's Wovens and Bottoms - Old Navy in San Francisco, California

Inventory Planning Analyst, Men's Wovens and Bottoms - Old Navy


San Francisco, California 94158

JOB#: 215752 DATE POSTED:Oct. 13, 2017

JOB STATUS: Full-time

Forget what you know about old-school industry rules. When you work at Old Navy, you’re choosing a different path. From day one, we’ve been on a mission to democratize fashion and make shopping fun again. Our teams make style accessible to everyone, creating high-quality, must-have fashion essentials for the whole family, with love, season after season.

We opened our first store in 1994 in San Francisco and have been on a roll ever since. Today, customers can find fabulous fashion at affordable prices online and in one of our 1,000+ stores globally. Old Navy celebrates a workplace that’s just as diverse as our customers. Fun, fashion, family and value are at the heart of everything we do. We cultivate a community of playful personalities that thrive in a fast-paced environment where our employees can be their most authentic selves. Here, we’re family.

Old Navy – a brand for everyone a place for you!

General Summary: The Inventory Analyst provides support in creating, managing, and executing sales and inventory plans from investment through allocation at the product/category/item level. The Inventory Analyst is responsible for providing to the IM teams relevant data and analysis throughout the IM lifecycle.

Key Roles and Responsibilities:

Financial Planning - Forecasting

  • Provide data and recommendations to influence the development of department/class level plans

  • Assist in the development of department/class level allocation strategies

  • Execute strategies for packing, pre-packs, size balancing and inventory balancing

Plan Management - Allocation

  • Support in-season management of department/class level plans including ongoing assessments and updates

  • Execute initial inventory releases

  • Ensure receipt accuracy to support in-season allocation strategies

  • Execute in-season price strategies, store level exceptions, and new store allocations

  • Forecast inbound/outbound inventory to drive in-stock and to manage DC/store payroll

Business Process Management-Supply Chain Operations

  • Execute allocation and replenishment of Basics managed thru demand forecasting and vendor management tools, as required

  • Analytic Skills: Ability to think objectively and interpret meaningful themes from quantitative and qualitative data

  • Financial and Business Acumen: Ability to evaluate financial and business indicators and translate data into actionable information to drive results; proficiency in retail math

  • Problem Solving & Decision Quality: Able to use rigorous logic and methods to solve problems with effective solutions

  • Influencing & Negotiation: Can present ideas and directions that lead others to action

  • Systems and Tools Acumen: Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, and have aptitude to learn technical applications quickly

  • Collaboration: Able to build constructive and effective relationships with a broad and diverse group of business partners

  • Possess strong organizational and time management skills

  • Demonstrate strong listening, written and oral communication skills

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience

  • 1-2 years work experience, preferred

Gap Inc. is an equal-opportunity employer and is committed to providing a workplace free from harassment and discrimination. We are committed to recruiting, hiring, training and promoting qualified people of all backgrounds, and make all employment decisions without regard to any protected status.