Today Argentus is working with another brand new client, this time in the Retail Industry, on a new sole contributor-level supply chain role! This organization manages a very well-known Retail brand in Canada, with a great working, employee-focused working culture and a suite of excellent products. Today, they’re looking for a Planning Manager!
This role will be based out of the company’s Montreal, QC location (in-person in Montreal is a requirement), and will manage an assortment of Planning duties for the company’s retail/wholesale business. Reporting to the Senior Planning Director, this Planning Manager will partner with key stakeholders in the organization (including merchants, wholesale, eCommerce) to create an assortment plan following the company’s financial targets and strategy. In this role, you will use your analysis of finance metrics to develop these plans to match inventory, sales and inventory. You will prepare reports and monitor KPIs, using an analysis of sales performance based on seasonality to deliver insights on current trends, and use those insights to plan inventory strategy, and forecast replenishment. Using business acumen, you will work to deliver agile solutions that reflect current trends in the retail business environment, working with allocations and merchants to formulate alternatives to current strategies, and plan future forecasts around seasonal shifts in demand. In short, this role will take on accountability for several key brands, managing the overall planning to deliver strong performance, and strategic insights, based on a fast-changing business climate.
The successful candidate for this role needs to have at least 5+ years of Planning experience within the Retail industry, including assortment planning, financial planning, inventory management, and replenishment. Very strong communications skills in English are required, as is a working knowledge of French. Our client is looking for individuals with very strong business acumen, and very strong statistical mindsets—a degree in Finance, Business or Statistics is a very strong asset for the role. If this sounds like you, and you’re looking to move into a new role, reach out to Argentus today! Call 416 364 9919 or send an email with your current resume to email@example.com.
Please note: This capsule job description is meant to give prospective candidates a basic overview of the role. A full written job description is available upon request. We regret that only candidates already located in Canada are eligible to apply.