Planning Manager

市区町村:  Tokyo
国/地域:  JP


Founded in 1856 by Thomas Burberry, Burberry is a global luxury brand with a distinctly British attitude. We are a global business with an extensive network of both owned and franchised stores across EMEIA, Asia Pacific and Americas. We are digital pioneers, and innovative technology underpins every aspect of our business, from product design to distribution and marketing. We believe that modern luxury means being socially and environmentally responsible; this mindset is core to our business and key to our long-term success.


This position will manage planning activities in their respective region for both Mainline and Outlet within Burberry’s global planning organisation. They will embody the Burberry values and contribute to a culture of simplification, innovation and collaboration and drive excellence in their respective region.


  • Taking the lead in managing the Rolling Open to Buy for Mainline as well as Outlet and Collection Open to Buy process
  • Leading the partnership and ensuring alignment with Merchandising, Allocation, Regional Finance and Central Planning teams on Open to Buy, lifecycle, fiscal risks, opportunities, markdown and inventory management
  • Accountable for commercial insights in driving in-season decisions to maximise inventory, drive sales and deliver margin targets
  • Strategic and controlled inventory management balancing inventory liquidation and brand integrity
  • Connecting, guiding and influencing all functions, including South APAC Outlet Planning and Allocation, VM, Logistic and Store Operations




This role will work closely with Merchandising, Allocation, Visual Merchandising, Regional Finance, Central Inventory Management team, South APAC Outlet Planning team, Merch Planning Operations, Customer Ops Finance and Regional Commercial teams


  • Regional Sales, margin and inventory targets
  • Reduce overall inventory levels and reducing aged provisioning
  • Full price sales, AUR, Full Price sell-thru (Collections & Carry Forward), aligned to fiscal targets
  • Divisional Rolling and Collection Open to Buy management
  • Replenishment Weeks of Cover (Store and Hub)
  • Ensure guiding principles are adhered to globally, cooling off, Made for Outlet assortment, promotions and discount rates
  • Development of an inspired, high performing team with strong collaboration among cross-functional teams
  • Team engagement survey results


  • Demonstrated experience managing a team of regional planners in a fast paced commercial and luxury environment; fostering a culture of innovation, collaboration and accountability
  • Demonstrated excellence across all aspects of planning, including financial/commercial planning and inventory management across Mainline and Outlet
  • Solid decision making capability driven by developing thoughtful product and business initiatives
  • Dynamic and collaborative style, able to build positive working relationships with cross-functional teams
  • Exceptional attention to detail and analytical skills
  • Advanced Excel skills
  • Experience with SAP would be advantageous