Manager, Global Planning

Area: Canada

Stato/Provincia/Città: British Columbia

Città: Vancouver

Unità Affari: Store Support Centre (SSC)

Tipo di tempo: Full-time

Descrizione e requisiti

Global Planning | Manager

Who we are

lululemon is a yoga-inspired technical apparel company up to big things. The practice and philosophy of yoga informs our overall purpose to elevate the world through the power of practice. We are proud to be a growing global company with locations all around the world, from Vancouver to Shanghai, and places in between. We owe our success to our innovative product, our emphasis on our stores, our commitment to our people, and the incredible connections we get to make in every community we are in.

About this team:

Global Planning supports the Planning & Allocation function by being the financial stewards of the Product area. Our team has the eagle-eye view of all planning for Lululemon. We work cross-functionally with Merchandising, Mainline Planning, FP&A, Sourcing, Strategy, and Product Ops, to provide a company-level view of our growth plans as it relates to Sales, Inventory, and Margin

A day in the life:

The Manager, Global Planning is accountable for driving Global Planning objectives forward through leading sales planning and analytics, from Topline revenue trends to more detailed sales buckets (Regular Price & Markdowns). This person is a leader who drives understanding through stakeholder influence, partnership, investigation and digging into the unknown, enabling focus and growth of our company revenue goals.

  • Drive weekly, monthly and quarterly Global Sales planning and analytics, providing guidance, and global point of view, to share within Planning and cross functionally

  • Establish revenue planning & analytics by sales bucket (regular price, markdown) including impact to Product Margin

  • Work cross functionally to influence and share information regarding sales trends, risks and opportunities, and forecasting process

  • Key contributor to cross-functional meetings, including Executive Open-to-Buy, QBR, Topline Open-to-Buy, and Buy Sign Off

  • Manage high performing team of planners


  • 7-10 years of related experience, preferably experience in a vertically integrated, apparel, footwear, global, specialty retail environment. MBA or CMA an asset.

  • Proven track-record of driving results; demonstration of strong financial & business acumen as well as ability to work with and lead a cross functional team

  • Ability to influence and manage conversations and meetings across the organization at multiple levels, particularity around understanding trends and driving process

  • Proven ability to meet deadlines and operating under tight time constraints with a strong sense of urgency.

Must haves:

  • Acknowledges the presence of choice in every moment and takes personal responsibility for their life.

  • Possesses an entrepreneurial spirit and continuously innovates to achieve great results.

  • Communicates with honesty and kindness, and creates the space for others to do the same.

  • Leads with courage, knowing the possibility of greatness is bigger than the fear of failure.

  • Fosters connection by putting people first and building trusting relationships.

  • Integrates fun and joy as a way of being and working, aka doesn’t take themselves too seriously.

Additional Notes
Immigration support is potentially available for this role.

Compensation and Benefits Package 
lululemon’s compensation offerings are grounded in a pay-for-performance philosophy that recognizes exceptional individual and team performance. The typical hiring range for this position is from  $129,600-$170,100 annually; the base pay offered is based on market location and may vary depending on job-related knowledge, skills, experience, and internal equity. As part of our total rewards offering, permanent employees in this position may be eligible for our competitive annual bonus program, subject to program eligibility requirements.   

At lululemon, investing in our people is a top priority. We believe that when life works, work works. We strive to be the place where inclusive leaders come to develop and enable all to be well. Recognizing our teams for their performance and dedication, other components of our total rewards offerings include support of career development, wellbeing, and personal growth:
  • Extended health and dental benefits, and mental health plans 
  • Paid time off 
  • Savings and retirement plan matching 
  • Generous employee discount 
  • Fitness & yoga classes 
  • Parenthood top-up 
  • Extensive catalog of development course offerings 
  • People networks, mentorship programs, and leadership series (to name a few) 
Note: The incentive programs, benefits, and perks have certain eligibility requirements. The Company reserves the right to alter these incentive programs, benefits, and perks in whole or in part at any time without advance notice.

workplace arrangement

This role is classified as [Hybrid] under our SSC Workplace Policy:  


In-person collaboration is important, and much of the role can be performed remotely. Work is performed onsite at least 3 days per week.  

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