Job Description

Senior Sales & Operations Planning Analyst
Farhaven, Ma
75-90k

Responsibilities:

  • Develop, drive and evolve a robust Sales & Operations Strategic Planning process and analysis that will drive exceptional excellence throughout our global gear business and ensure cross functional alignment in our business strategy.
  • Responsible for Strategic Business Planning analysis for the Gear leadership team.
  • Implements best practices tools and trendsetting strategy to deliver financial and business planning accuracy across Revenues, Gross Margin, Units and Average Net Sell Price.
  • Work with the senior leadership team to analyze and assist collaborating relevant data across the various departments in attendance to assist business evaluation and planning on a 3 year, annual, quarterly and monthly basis.  
  • Responsible for Sales & Operations Analysis process across all levels of Gear organization (including senior leadership team), collaborating data across the various departments in attendance. 
  • Deliver insights that that will drive decision making across Service, Demand, Financial, Buy, & Liquidation Strategies Responsible to analyze and identify demand / supply mismatches and recommend corrective actions to ensure delivery performance for all Gear products.
  • Develop/Prepare on a daily/monthly basis key management reports to support the Gear Leadership team, i.e. Product Profitability, Channel Planning, Sales Program Analysis Opportunity Buy, Red Yellow Green Reports, Obsolescence & Slow Moving Inventory Analysis. WW Business Review Reporting:
  • Provide a monthly summary of each region’s MM Forecast to Gear Leadership team.
  • Detailed summary will include MM volumes vs forecast/BP/prior month, inventory and marketplace updates.
  • Include analysis of sales/forecast vs business plan and prior year volumes. US Sell-In and Sell-Through and Ad Hoc Sales Reporting:
  • Provide Gear leadership group with a monthly report that utilizes Datatech, NGF & SPS Commerce US sell-through data.
  • Create report and provide an analysis/summary that hi-lights the most important aspects of the monthly data set.   
  • Track market size and provide summaries key findings to Gear Leadership.
  • Work with each region to ensure the accurate and timely submission of data for the semi-annual WW Market Overview analysis. Summarize, Analyze & Submit to Gear Leadership team.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree required in Computer Science, Business Administration or a related field or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Finance focus and MBA preferred. 5-7 years of Financial / Supply Chain analytics / reporting experience showing increasing level of responsibility. Focus areas of financial analysis, strategic planning as well as Sales, Product, Logistics, Customer Service, Info & Analytics required.
  • Cross-functional product experience with R&D, Sales and Operations preferred.
  • Strong Ad-Hoc reporting experience with the knowledge of the logic behind it is required.
  • Advanced skill set in Microsoft Excel, Cognos 10 Report Studio and Workspace Advanced highly desired.
  • Intermediate to Advanced skill set in Microsoft Office Word and PowerPoint.
  • Previous Golf, Customer Service, and/or Sales experience is highly preferred. Qlikview / Tableau experience a strong plus.
  • Financial analysis and reporting experience a must.
  • Strong information and presentation skills that will enable timely, effective and salable insights that will influence Strategic Business Decision execution and decision making.
  • Ability to write reports in Cognos required.
  • Knowledge of workflow analysis, flow charting, and info-mapping procedures. Must have excellent organizational skills as well as verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to maintain knowledge of confidential information such as product launches and costing.
  • Must possess exceptional technical skills with the ability to adapt quickly to new and emerging programs/software.
  • Ability to plan, coordinate and execute product changes. Strong knowledge of ERP (Lawson Infor M3 / Cognos preferred) principles, practices and procedures.
  • Must possess exceptional technical skills with the ability to adapt quickly to new and emerging programs/software.
  • Advanced skill set in Microsoft office (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint), Tableau a strong plus 

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