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TEMPORARY DIRECTOR OF ACCOUNT PLANNING - 5460055 New York, NY

Ralph Lauren Corporation is a leader in the design, marketing and distribution of premium lifestyle products in four categories: apparel, home, accessories and fragrances. For more than 50 years, Polo’s reputation and distinctive image have been consistently developed across an expanding number of products, brands and international markets.

Scope of Role/ Responsibilities:

  • Develop annual and seasonal financial plans which support strategies by account, door, and lifestyle as well as by month - sales, markdowns, receipts, and inventory.
  • Partner with sales, merchandising and accounts to incorporate product strategies into plans.
  • Track fiscal receipts to budget and identify risks and opportunities by account.
  • Develop 3 year financial plans partnering with Sales and Accounts.
  • Partner with sales to analyze business by door to maximize sales opportunities (weekly, monthly, seasonally, and annually).
  • Prepare weekly reporting and analysis by class, style and adhoc reporting.
  • Collaborate with accounts on sales, promotional cadence and markdowns to drive sales and mutual profitability weekly.

Requirements:

  • 5 years of wholesale planning experience.
  • Strong knowledge of apparel product.
  • Strong understanding of retail math and sales planning.
  • Strong interpersonal, communication, presentation skills.
  • Working knowledge of OTB forecasting and profitability analysis.



Ralph Lauren is an equal opportunity employer. We offer dynamic career opportunities with growth potential and a generous company discount.