Sr. Inventory Planner, The Citizenry (Denver, Dallas)



Denver, CO, USA
Posted on Friday, May 3, 2024

The Citizenry is a modern home brand created to inspire people to fill their homes with more meaningful items crafted by the best artisans around the world. The Citizenry is now part of the Havenly brand family (Havenly, Interior Define, The Citizenry, and The Inside).

We are currently seeking a skilled Senior Inventory Planner to help dig into the ever-evolving data and assist with inventory management, product development projections, and strategic analysis. As a part of the Planning Team, you’ll deliver critical insights into the levers used to grow our omni channel business, including brick and mortar, e-commerce, and our emerging wholesale channel. Your analysis will serve as the basis for strategic decisions and purchase order recommendations, so detail orientation and an ability to communicate across the organization are key. This is an opportunity to gain experience in a cross-functional role working closely with Supply Chain, Product Development, Design, and E-commerce teams to provide leverage with accurate, real-time data and analysis.

What You’ll Do:

  • Assist in developing and communicating merchandise financial plans that support the company's overall target objectives for all channels
  • Collaborate on top-down categorical inventory plans to align with company initiatives; Build bottom-up item plans to optimize sales, margin, and inventory productivity.
  • Pull weekly/monthly reporting, as well as ad hoc analysis, for the benefit of the team
  • Effectively translate and communicate data into an array of detailed graphs, charts, and presentations; highlight recommendations based on data results
  • Collaborate with appropriate teams on projections/reporting for new product launches, waitlist releases, digital/catalog features, etc.
  • Utilize an open-to-buy strategy that appropriately manages receipt flow, prioritizing specific categories, collections, and suppliers in order to maximize sales, margin, and inventory on hand
  • Monitor inventory levels and actively provide weekly purchase orders to Supply Chain that anticipates demand and meets ideal stock levels
  • Provide SKU forecasts to the Supply Chain team to optimize raw materials, production costs, supplier production capacity, and logistical constraints that allow for proper inventory flow and mitigate out of stocks
  • Create and maintain SKU details as it relates to costs, descriptions, margins, and category/collection specifics
  • Proactively improve current procedures and tools that support reporting, SKU-level forecasting, and inventory management

Who You Are:

  • BA/BS or higher degree or equivalent experience
  • Minimum of 3-5 years in e-commerce demand planning and inventory management within a retail or wholesale environment; 1+ year in a Merchandising related role is a plus
  • E-commerce / DTC experience required. Home Goods experience is a strong plus
  • Proficiency in Math, Advanced Excel, G Suite, and PowerPoint Skills.
  • Analytical approach. Strong analytical, financial, and strategic skills.
  • Process-driven. You’re a logical thinker and you’re driven to create and perfect processes to improve efficiency.
  • Organized juggler. Prioritizing and tackling a list of to-dos for multiple projects is all in a day’s work for you.
  • Team player. Able to build effective cross-department relationships
  • Proactive problem solver. From identifying an issue to quickly crafting a creative solution and effectively recommending next steps, it’s all in your wheelhouse.
  • Excellent written communication. Can quickly and efficiently share ideas and updates across teams (including senior leadership).
  • All about the details. You pay attention to the little things, consistently reviewing and questioning the data to ensure the final results provide an accurate and adequate explanation.
  • Passion for the job and The Citizenry’s brand vision.
  • Exposure to all aspects of the product lifecycle, including procurement, importation, and distribution

Additional Details:

  • This is a full-time exempt position headquartered in Dallas, TX.
  • This is a hybrid position with an expectation of working ~2 days per week in our Dallas office and/or fulfillment center.
  • Targeted compensation range for this role: $80-90K/year, dependent upon experience.
  • Our total rewards package includes competitive compensation, generous PTO, volunteer days off, health benefits (Medical, Dental, Vision, Disability), 401K, paid Parental leave, and Fertility benefits. In addition, we offer free design services, furniture discounts, and merchandise credits.
  • Havenly is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Havenly's employment decisions are made without regard with race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected status.
  • Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.

The Citizenry is a modern home brand created to inspire people to fill their homes with more meaningful items crafted by the best artisans around the world.

We believe a design can only be as beautiful as the environment in which it’s made, so we demand quality – not just in the products we create, but also in the lives of the artisans we work with. We partner with thousands of artisans to craft our exclusive collections, and on average, they are paid wages two times the Fair Trade requirement. Together, we are setting new standards for retail.

The Citizenry was recently named one of Fast Company’s Top 20 Most Innovative Retail Companies and Interbrand’s Top Breakthrough Brands of 2020. Since launching in August 2014, the company has been featured in The New York Times, Financial Times, Vogue, and many other publications.

We chose the name “The Citizenry” to reflect the collective of individuals – artisans, designers, and dreamers – who rally together across cultures and continents to bring our collections to life.