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Group Director, Account Planning

Company: Disability Solutions
Location: New York
Posted on: April 1, 2024

Job Description:

Group Director, Account PlanningAt Chanel, we are focused on creating an inclusive culture that nurtures personal growth, contributing to collective progress. We believe the uniqueness of each individual increases the diversity, complementarity and effectiveness of our teams. We strongly encourage your application, as we value the perspective, experience and potential you could bring to CHANEL. About the Role CHANEL is looking for a Group Director to join our Fragrance & Beauty (F&B) Account Planning Team in New York. You will play a leading role in overseeing owned planning and replenishment strategies while leading a multi-disciplinary team and provide a unique cross section of both product and technical expertise. This role interfaces with allocations as well as merchandise and supply planning and is a key partner for the digital, retail & operations teams. Our ideal candidate will have a minimum of 10 years of experience and a passion for planning, allocations, and replenishment. What impact you can create at CHANEL: Drive accurate short-mid term sell in/out plans by distribution channel for sellable items (12 month horizon)Partner with retail & digital teams to understand planned animations and events to best support business and protect brandMonitor overall Points of Sale (POS) stock levels to ensure boutiques achieve/exceed targeted sales planEngage with marketing to provide feedback on novelty campaign activitiesBudgeting responsibility includes monthly reforecast for sell in; products phase in/phase out cadenceLead a team of account & replenishment planners to manage the day-to-day interactions with merchandise & supply planning, marketing & other cross functional corporate partners with oversight responsibility for key performance driversOversee replenishment tool; partnering with the business and IT when necessary to identify and implement updates and enhancementsAccountable for shaping replenishment strategies to meet financial and strategic objectivesSupervise weekly replenishment from Distrobution Center (DC) to Stores for all products (on-going and campaigns)Identify and develop talentEmpower, engage, and inspire the team to lead courageously in meeting business objectives and goals You are energized by: Highly analytical with an aptitude for interpreting and utilizing data to improve and propose changeKeen business acumen plus the ability to function as a leader within a matrix organizationDemonstrate big picture thinking and experience in a dynamic, high-growth environmentHave a strategic mindset but also the desire to be hands on and operationalAbility to work successfully in a fast-paced retailer environment, acumen to lead, influence and innovate quickly as part of an entrepreneurial team What you will bring to the team: Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, and have aptitude to learn technical applications quicklyExperience in managing replenishment tool and strategiesExperience in project management relating to creation, implementation, and change management of technical toolPossess strong organizational and time management skillsDemonstrate strength in communication and influencing skills; not only written and verbal, but also in the engagement of internal and external business partnersFundamental knowledge of the Supply Chain including supply planning, forecasting models, inventory management, manufacturing, and distribution Position Logistics: Minimum 10 Years of experience BA/BS in the area of planning or related quantitative discipline Located tri-state area with ability to be in NY office 3 days / week Cannot provide visa sponsorship at this time Compensation The anticipated base salary range for this position is $127,000 through $150,000. Base salary is one component of the total compensation for this position. Other forms of variable pay [may/will] be offered for this position. Other components [may/will] include bonus potential, benefits, and/or perks. Benefits and Perks Flexibility (flexible time and hybrid work options)Wellbeing resources include dedicated paid time off for wellbeing (2-week August Office Closure and Wellbeing Days in Retail) and a Wellbeing fundFamily and care giving benefits (inclusive of parental leave, fertility support, MilkStork, and Membership)Generous paid time off policies to include vacation, holiday, sick and volunteer days401K, pension and other incentives Robust healthcare offerings; medical, dental, vision, MDLIVE (virtual care), One Medical, Flexible Spending Accounts (Health Care & Dependent Care), Health Savings Account and Employee Assistance ProgramLife insurance, Accidental Death & Dismemberment, Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability, Health Advocate, International Business Travel Accident & Medical, and Commuter Transit & Parking Flexible Time and Hybrid Work Options: Corporate/Home Office positions: Fully Remote: Role can be conducted from home office, may require occasional travel and/or visits to corporate offices/points of sales.Partially Remote: Role requires a minimum of three-days in-person office presence at the designated location/office.Work-Place Essential: This role requires 5 days in person office at the designated location/office. Retail/Field/Boutique positions: Partially Remote: Fragrance & Beauty Field, Fashion Regionals, etc.: Requires in-store presence to develop and coach teams, ensure boutique image and operational standards are upheld and support and create an elevated client experience. Eligible for flex time use. Workplace Essential: Boutique Management: Requires in-store presence to develop and coach teams, ensure boutique image and operational standards are upheld, and deliver elevated client service to drive business results.Front of House Fashion: Full-time in-store and in-person presence required to support client sales and client service deliver elevated client service to drive business results.Heart of House: Requires in-store presence to facilitate the opening and closing of the boutique; the receiving of inventory; shipping of product to support sales to ensure optimal client service. *Chanel, Inc. reserves the right to edit, change, or make exceptions on designations where circumstances where deemed appropriate Additional Information: Chanel is a private company whose values are grounded in creating the conditions for people to perform at their best and feel fulfilled and confident in their work. We offer a unique work environment where individuals are encouraged to better understand the brand, the business, and motivations, so that together we can unlock the possibilities of growth. This is reflected in: Diversity and Inclusion At CHANEL, we are intentional in promoting Diversity & Inclusion. We foster respect, empathy and dignity for all. We believe strongly that the diversity of our people across the full spectrum of human differences is essential to our organisation and the connections we have with each other and our clients.We offer Employee Resource Groups in the US that are voluntary, open to all, employee-led groups formed around a shared identity or lived experience, whose aim is to foster a diverse, inclusive, and equitable community aligned with the values and missions of the communities they support. Chanel Community CHANEL Community empowers our employees to channel their passions, talents and sense of purpose to contribute to and learn from our communities.Employees are encouraged to take time off annually to volunteer through CHANEL Community. CHANEL also matches employee donations to select charitable organizations. Sustainability CHANEL Mission 1.5-- is our climate action plan. It is focused on transforming the business in line with the ambitions of the Paris Agreement on climate change to limit the average global mean temperature increase to 1.5 degrees Celsius above preindustrial levels.Employees are encouraged to contribute to our US Sustainability efforts at the corporate level and within the divisions, through organized taskforces and initiatives. Arts and Culture We are committed to extending our legacy of cultural engagement. Global support includes the CHANEL Culture Fund, which supports a select group of leading art culture institutions across the globe, and the CHANEL Next Prize for the next generation of creative talent. US support currently includes Annual sponsorship of the MoMA film program, Tribeca Film Festival programs and Through Her Lens, Support of the Academy Gold Fellowship for Women and Sponsorship of the BAAND Together Dance Festival at Lincoln Center. Fondation Chanel Since 2011, Fondation CHANEL's mission is for women and girls to be free to shape their own destiny. Through multi-year partnerships with financial and technical support, Fondation CHANEL is committed to improving the safety and autonomy of women and adolescent girls around the world, impacting over a million women and girls in its first 10 years. For more information, please navigate to the Fondation Chanel website here Career and Leadership Development: We have dedicated in-house teams focused on supporting the onboarding of employees, developing leadership skills via custom programs like Imagine Chanel People, Heart of Leadership and group and individual coaching, and blended online and live classes offered on our Bloom platform and by skilled trainers, such as Shape Your Career, to develop career building skills. *Chanel, Inc. benefits and perks are dependent on eligibility and subject to modification by Chanel at any time.

Keywords: Disability Solutions, New York , Group Director, Account Planning, Executive , New York, New York

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