Posted on: July 22, 2021 | Job#: 367011

Planner, Allocation Operations

Full-time | San Francisco, CA, US


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About Old Navy

Forget what you know about old-school industry rules. When you work at Old Navy, you’re choosing a different path. From day one, we’ve been on a mission to democratize fashion and make shopping fun again. Our teams make style accessible to everyone, creating high-quality, must-have fashion essentials for the whole family, with love, season after season. 

We opened our first store in 1994 in San Francisco and have been on a roll ever since. We cultivate a community of playful personalities that thrive in a fast-paced environment where our employees can be their most authentic selves. Here, we’re family.

About the role

The Allocation Operations Planner drives the creation, management and execution of End of Life allocation strategies and inventory plans that support the financial goals and product strategies for their area of responsibility including multiple markets.

• Evaluate inventory strategy and adjust to react to changes in in-season business.
• Partner with manager to create and align seasonal allocation strategies that supports the inventory investment and develop contingency plans to minimize risks for end of life product.
• Forecast, track, and communicate inventory levels throughout product pipeline to ensure execution of strategies.
• Shares out weekly and seasonal business review for exiting codes.
• Ability to evaluate financial indicators and translate data into actionable information to drive results
• Identifies, communicates and resolves inventory callouts, DC capacity constraints, or other business issues in a timely manner
• Evaluate style performance and own inventory adjustments to support sales forecast in conjunction with marketing events and seasonality and end of life products.
•Drive the end of life DC transfer process across DCs and channels.

Who you are

•Solution oriented
•Growth mindset
•System savvy (Microsoft is a must)
•Change management
•Creates a call to action
•Strong listening and communication skills
•Time management
•Change management
•Relationship builder
•Strategic agility
•3+ years work experience, preferably in Allocation, Planning, Supply Chain, Industrial Engineering, Stores
•Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience with proficiency in retail math

Notice to applicants in San Francisco: Gap Inc. and its related brands will consider for employment, qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. The Fair Chance Ordinance is provided here: English Spanish Chinese Tagalog

Benefits at Old Navy

  • Merchandise discount for our brands: 50% off regular-priced merchandise at Old Navy, Gap, Banana Republic and Athleta, and 30% off at Outlet for all employees.
  • One of the most competitive Paid Time Off plans in the industry.*
  • Employees can take up to five “on the clock” hours each month to volunteer at a charity of their choice.*
  • Extensive 401(k) plan with company matching for contributions up to four percent of an employee’s base pay.*
  • Employee stock purchase plan.*
  • Medical, dental, vision and life insurance.*
  • See more of the benefits we offer.

*For eligible employees

Gap Inc. is an equal-opportunity employer and is committed to providing a workplace free from harassment and discrimination. We are committed to recruiting, hiring, training and promoting qualified people of all backgrounds, and make all employment decisions without regard to any protected status. We have received numerous awards for our long-held commitment to equality and will continue to foster a diverse and inclusive environment of belonging. This year, we’ve been named as one of the Best Places to Work by the Humans Rights Campaign for the fourteenth consecutive year and have been included in the 2019 Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index for the second year in a row.


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