Career Opportunity

Account Planning Lead, Womens Polo and Dresses

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Merchandising & Planning


New York


New York


United States

Company Description

Ralph Lauren Corporation (NYSE:RL) is a global leader in the design, marketing and distribution of premium lifestyle products in five categories: apparel, accessories, home, fragrances, and hospitality. For more than 50 years, Ralph Lauren's reputation and distinctive image have been consistently developed across an expanding number of products, brands and international markets. The Company's brand names, which include Ralph Lauren, Ralph Lauren Collection, Ralph Lauren Purple Label, Polo Ralph Lauren, Double RL, Lauren Ralph Lauren, Polo Ralph Lauren Children, Chaps, among others, constitute one of the world's most widely recognized families of consumer brands.

At Ralph Lauren, we unite and inspire the communities within our company as well as those in which we serve by amplifying voices and perspectives to create a culture of belonging, ensuring inclusion, and fairness for all. We foster a culture of inclusion through: Talent, Education & Communication, Employee Groups and Celebration.

Any offer of employment is contingent upon proof of full COVID 19 vaccinations upon hire. Accommodations due to medical or religious reasons will be evaluated in compliance with the law.

Position Overview

The Account Planning Lead, Women's Polo & Lauren Dresses will drive the account assortment planning, inventory management and financial planning strategies for the North America Wholesale Women's Polo & Lauren Dress

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Manage the assortment planning, business reporting and business strategies for the North America Wholesales Women's Lauren and Women's Polo brands across all product categories
        Key focus to include:
    > Responsible for partnering with direct report in creating optimal seasonal assortments at the account/door cluster/style/color level
    > Responsible for reporting and providing business intelligence
    > Responsible for planning, tracking and managing optimal markdown timing and discount rates
    > Responsible for partnering with key cross functional partners in achieving joint financial goals

Experience, Skills & Knowledge

Strong leadership, interpersonal and communication skills
Self motivated with strong accountability
Strong analytical and mathematical skills
Expertise in MS Office (especially MS Excel)
Experience with planning systems a plus

Account Planning Lead, Womens Polo and Dresses