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Senior Manager - Inventory Planning

Company: Curated
Location: San Francisco
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionCurated is on a mission to humanize online shopping by connecting customers with passionate experts. Our three-sided marketplace allows top tier experts to monetize their passion and helps consumers to make the perfect purchase. We also provide leading brands with a high-touch platform to connect great products with the right buyers. As we continue to grow, we're seeking a skilled Inventory Planning leader to join our Supply Chain team. At Curated, the Supply Chain team oversees and manages the operation and strategy of the post purchase consumer experience. There are multiple different functions within the Supply Chain team, from demand and supply forecast for inventory purchases to freight fleet. We work closely with a number of other groups at Curated, including Category Management, Fulfillment, Merchandising, and Product. In this role, you will work creatively to develop merchandising strategies from the ground up and take calculated risks for categories that are yet to launch.In this role, you will:

  • Develop financial plans and inventory forecasts by category and product type, projecting sales volumes to support preseason, seasonal, initial and replenishment buys
  • Create, deploy & actively manage open-to-buy budgets and manage in-season inventory performance
  • Collaborate closely with category managers, the expert community, brand partners, and marketplace participants to inform merchandise & 1P assortment strategy
  • Lead, manage and develop a team of planners and buyers
  • Define the next generation of planning tools (working closely with product managers and engineers)About you:
    • Extensive experience in a prior planning role
    • Financial and/or inventory modeling experience with strong analytical and quantitative skills.
    • Excellent critical and strategic reasoning skills. You have the ability to think strategically and distill complex issues into structured frameworks and action plans
    • Data-driven and independent mindset with strong attention to detail
    • Proven track record of driving results in cross functional teamsWhile these qualifications are typical of a strong candidate, they are not exhaustive and not required unless noted. We take a holistic approach to hiring and would love to connect if this role sounds interesting to you!About usCurated was founded in 2017 with a mission to humanize online shopping. We've built a collaborative shopping experience brought to life with a community of passionate experts. Every shopper on Curated gets one-on-one personalized advice to find the right products for their needs so they can enjoy more of what they love.Through our expert community, Curated has created a new type of knowledge-based work that enables people to earn meaningful income related to the activities and products they are passionate about, from anywhere.Backed by Forerunner Ventures, Greylock, and Capital G, the company is growing fast. We currently specialize in outdoor sporting goods including skiing, snowboarding, golf, camping, cycling, fishing equipment with many new verticals coming soon!Curated is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage candidates of all backgrounds to apply, as we strive to build a marketplace that serves every demographic with the highest level of quality and respect.

Keywords: Curated, San Francisco , Senior Manager - Inventory Planning, Executive , San Francisco, California

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