Sales Operations Planner, Americas

San Mateo, CA, US

Job Description / Skills Required

GoPro, Inc. is transforming the way people capture and share their lives. What began as an idea to help athletes self-document themselves engaged in sports has become a mobile storytelling solution that helps the world share itself through immersive content. 
GoPro offers a fun and fast-paced work environment with passionate and motivated people who have a drive to learn, innovate and succeed.  
What You Will Do:
Develop data-driven, high quality analysis of demand forecasts at multiple levels of aggregation for 12-18 month time horizon for areas of responsibility
Be the expert of your realm of responsibility- review historical sales trends, research demand drivers, develop statistical analysis of market trends, price elasticity, promo-related analysis
Have ownership of the forecast data, report generation and management. Be proactive in identifying gaps in monthly and quarterly forecast, especially as it relates to sell thru trends, channel inventory.
Demonstrate a collaborative approach while working with cross-functional teams to ensure alignment in supply and demand assumptions. Provide crucial insights into the area of business and induct into forecast models (eg market performance and recent sales trends). 
Work with Demand Planning, Supply Planning, and Order management team to track orders to commit and demand supply/commit matching
Use and maintain forecast templates as the primary forecasting system tool. Test different methodologies as best fit.
Contribute in managing product lifecycles by collaborating with cross-functional teams in developing inventory strategies on existing items, new products, and product transitions.
Contribute toEOL strategies, such as markdown strategies and/or product position strategies based on E&O
Help prepare reports and presentations for multiple teams, including c-level staff
Be a driver of continuous improvement opportunities in processes and business results
Skills We're Stoked About:
Bachelor’s degree (MBA a plus)
3-5 years of experience in data analytics, demand planning (CE experience preferred)
Strong analytical skills, experience with large data sets and data analysis including financial scenario analysis – must have amazing excel skills! (vlookups, if statements, macros)
Self-motivated, comfortable working with ambiguity and managing complexity in a global, fast-paced organization
Must be open to change!
Collaborative and flexible work style
Knowledge of industry trends, best practices, and leading-edge technology
Excellent communication skills, including strong written and presentation skills
Working knowledge with prior demand planning software a plus
 Perks:
Live it. Eat it. Love it. – Two dedicated hours during your week to explore your passions and capture it with your GoPro
Get your very own GoPro (Mounts and accessories included)
Discounted employee stock purchase plan
Competitive salary
Company 401(K) matching
Paid time off
Medical, dental, and vision insurance – premiums are fully paid for employees
Life insurance and disability benefits
Employee commuter shuttles
Fully stocked kitchens with snacks galore!

GoPro is an Equal Opportunity Employer