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Product - Head of Sales Planning

Vancouver, BC
Full Time
21 hours ago

The mission of the Planning Department is to build the corporate sales and inventory plan to entrepreneurially and methodically drive the business.


Aritzia is growing and our Planning team is growing with it. This is a unique opportunity to be part of leading the team responsible for developing sound product plans to maximize sales while minimizing risk. You will play a pivotal role in supporting the Product Division to enable data-driven decision making. You have a passion for product and numbers, combining the creative vision with the analytics. With people at the heart of everything we do, you will support your high-potential people to grow rewarding careers at Aritzia-while enjoying one yourself.


As the Head of Sales Planning, you will lead the team to:
  • Work with the appropriate Business Support partners to seamlessly lead the day-to-day function of the department in support of corporate objectives, while enabling progressive career development and an incredible employee experience.
  • Define and deliver Aritzia's Merchandise Planning approach for forecasting sales.
  • Determine accurate seasonal and long-term sales targets & projections.
  • Manage seasonal projections, long-term forecasts, providing insights & analysis across various dimensions.
  • Own the long-term forecasts for product initiatives, partnering with the business to determine category opportunities.
  • Own cross-functional sales related forecasts driving decision-making on key investments.
  • Partner with the business to determine marketing and merchandising opportunities.


The Head of Sales Planning, has:
  • Proven and best-in-class skills, applicable certifications, education and/or experience, including:
    • Experience in leading and managing a team.
    • Experience in the Retail industry, ideally in a Merchandise Planning function; vertical retail an asset.
    • A love for excel, working with data and producing insights to drive the business forward.
  • A commitment to learn, apply, champion and enrich Aritzia's Values and Business and People Leadership principles.
  • The skills to collaborate strategically with cross-functional partners in the pursuit of shared business outcomes.
  • The ability to set clear objectives and design a strategy that inspires the team.
  • A dedication to quality and investing in results and new business opportunities that add value.


The typical hiring range for this position is $125,000 - $375,000 CAD per year. The final agreed upon salary may vary based on factors such as job-related knowledge, skills and experience. Additionally, this position may be eligible for bonus and equity.

We are always looking for top talent - if your qualifications differ from those listed above, the scope of work and final agreed upon salary may be adjusted to reflect your individual qualifications.

Aritzia's Everyday Luxury compensation package goes beyond the base salary with endless growth and recognition opportunities through our pay-for-performance philosophy. Along with comprehensive benefits, aspirational workspaces and elevated employee perks and experiences - we provide it all.


Some of the industry-leading benefits you will receive working at Aritzia:
  • Product Discount - Maybe you've heard of our famous product discount? Or our exclusive private shopping events? You have now.
  • A-OK Commissary & Cafe - Everyday Luxury dining, exclusive to Aritzia. Our in-house bistro and cafe is a private oasis where employees can enjoy curated, subsidized Everyday Luxury dining.
  • The SET - Our in-office fitness studio and gym with state-of-the-art equipment, custom-created classes and optional personal training. Open 7 days a week, it works out well.
  • Aritzia Virtual Wellness - Because your health, happiness and safety matter, we provide 24/7 resources to support you in your wellbeing goals, whether they're physical, mental, social or financial.
  • Aspirational Workplace - Our offices are specially designed to be spaces of creativity, productivity and inspiration. They're also dog friendly. Woof.
  • Amenities - Additional amenities include a private parent's room, shower facilities with elevated complementary conveniences, bike rooms and more.
  • The Extras - We also offer a multitude of other perks like dry-cleaning, hotel and restaurant discounts, self-care promos and on-site medical care.


Aritzia is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Our goal is to be inclusive, diverse, and representative of the communities where we work while creating an environment where every person can enjoy a successful career. This commitment applies to all candidates and employees regardless of race, ethnicity, citizenship, creed, place of origin, religion, sex, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, family status, marital status, disability, age, and any other protected characteristic.

Requests for accommodation due to a disability or any other protected characteristic can be made at any stage of the recruitment process and during employment by contacting our People & Culture Team.
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