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Senior Business Planner

Date:  Sep 20, 2022
Brand:  Luxottica Wholesale North America
Location: 

New York, NY, US, 10018

Requisition ID: 733502 
Store #: 991323 Oakley Sales Mgmt - NY 5th 
Position:Full-Time
Total Rewards: Benefits/Incentive Information

Established in 1975 and headquartered in Southern California, Oakley is one of the leading sports brands in the world.  The holder of more than 600 patents, Oakley is continually seeking problems, solving them with inventions and wrapping those inventions in art. We call it Mad Science, and it lives in everything that fuels our passion; our athletes, our employees, our culture, our brand.

 

As the first manufacturer of color-enhancing, all-polarized sunglass lenses, Costa combines superior lens technology with unparalleled fit and durability to help people See What’s Out There. Costa has made the highest quality, best-performing sunglasses and prescription sunglasses (Rx) for fishing and water enthusiasts since 1983, and now its product portfolio includes optical frames. Costa’s growing cult-brand status ties directly to its mission to provide high-quality products with a focus on sustainability and conservation as the company works hard to protect the waters it calls home. From the use of sustainable materials, its Kick Plastic initiative and strong conservation partnerships, Costa encourages people to help protect our watery world.

 

Luxottica is a global leader in the design, manufacture and distribution of fashion, luxury and sports eyewear. Our wholesale network covers more than 150 countries and our retail presence consists of over 9,100 retail stores across the globe.

In North America, our wholesale business is the home to global brands like Ray-Ban, Oakley, and many of the top fashion house brands. Our leading retail brands include; LensCrafters, Sunglass Hut, Pearle Vision, and Target Optical. We are also home to EyeMed, the fastest growing vision care company in the United States.

Luxottica’s Wholesale teams deliver the highest quality frames, best-in-class expertise and a deep understanding of products and markets to support our customers and fuel their businesses all over North America.

GENERAL FUNCTION

Reporting to the Director of Business Planning, the Sr. Business Planner for Regional Sport is responsible for planning, monitoring performance, and analytics surrounding the profit and growth of Sport brands in EW and AFA. Additionally, defining key processes based upon future growth expectations, reporting, system, and program tracking for the regional sport perimeter. Main activities include implementing sales tools, sales forecast, budget planning, and ad-hoc reports to maximize performance and efficiencies in planning to assist the commercial team. The Sr. Business Planner is a key partner to the VP, Sales as well as sales directors.

 

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES 

  • Analyze and forecast sales targets (volume + distribution) on a weekly/monthly/quarterly/annual basis and consult with COT to maximize financial efficiency and minimize risk.
  • Work with cross-functioning team for designing, maintaining, and monitoring reports and trackers needed for the COT, related to sales, orders, inventory
  • Responsible for creating and providing projections, analysis and direction of forecasts to maximize decision making ability
  • Transform data into actionable, easy-to-read output to drive business decisions, insights and outcomes.
  • Design sales tools to implement a clear communication between sales and corporate team.
  • Facilitates the annual budget and quarterly forecast processes by planning and coordinating the sales directors and cross functional teams to ensure key deliverables and deadlines
  • Work cross-functionally with support functions including finance, supply chain, and business analytics.
  • Conducts and provides analysis of key performance indicators (KPI) among product lines and accounts
  • Monitor/analyze sales trends, distribution and productivity for new and existing doors.
  • Works with sales ops, demand and inventory planning to research and implement channel specific supply chain requirements and streamlining opportunities.
  • Monitor and analyze the sales performance for sales incentive programs channel specific.

 

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS 

  • Bachelor’s degree – Business Administration, Finance, Economics or Engineering
  • 4+ years’ experience in Business planning, finance, and/or sales analyst related role.
  • Demonstrated ability to think strategically and critically while balancing execution of programs and projects
  • Self-starter with strong initiative and sense of urgency – ability to work within the high expectation of the company and team
  • Ability to solve various types of problems that may involve multiple departments within the Company
  • Strong communication skills required; and ability to present to key stakeholders with confidence.
  • Strong computer skills; Microsoft Office – Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook
  • Proven consultative and influencing skills to work with senior business stakeholders
  • Familiarity with SAP
  • Strong customer service focus and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to travel (US and Canada)

Upon request and consistent with applicable laws, Luxottica will provide reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities who need assistance in the application and hiring process.  To request a reasonable accommodation, please call the Luxottica Ethics Compliance Hotline at 1-888-887-3348 (be sure to provide your name and contact information so that we may follow up in a timely manner). 

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, gender, national origin, social origin, social condition, being perceived as a victim of domestic violence, sexual aggression or stalking, religion, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, citizenship, ancestry, veteran or military status, marital status, pregnancy (including unlawful discrimination on the basis of a legally protected pregnancy or maternity leave), genetic information or any other characteristics protected by law.  Native Americans receive preference in accordance with Tribal Law.


Nearest Major Market: Manhattan
Nearest Secondary Market: New York City

Job Segment: Retail Sales, Supply Chain, Supply, Retail, Operations

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