Merchandise Planner

CHARLES & KEITH GROUP| Date Posted: 14-Apr-2021
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Job Nature:
Permanent
Position Level:
Entry Level
Job Category:
Qualification:
Bachelor's / Honours

Job Description

We are currently looking for a Merchandise Planner to join our growing International team. You will play a key role in range planning, forecasting, buying, and monitoring the performance of sales, inventory and markdowns. We welcome people who have strong interest in fashion & strong analytical skills to join the team.

 

Job Responsibilities:

  • Partner with franchise partners on determining seasonal OTB & alignment with financial targets.
  • Forecast order quantity for the assigned category.
  • Undertake tactical actions to hit KPIs which include sales target, sell through and achieve optimal inventory level closing stocks.
  • Support execution of pre-season activities which include launch planning, allocation plan, pricing for new season & range planning.
  • Support execution of in-season activities which include repeat orders, markdowns & consolidation.
  • Build and maintain productive relationships within the team, cross-functional teams and franchise partners.
  • Understand country/partner level nuances and competitive landscape to optimize business performance
  • Participate in departmental projects to improve the I.T system or productivity of the department and company.

 

Requirements:

  • Degree in Finance/Accountancy/Business/Retail Management/Statistics/Business Analytics/ Mathematics/Supply Chain
  • Candidates without prior experience are welcomed
  • Excellent computing skills, proficient in Excel
  • Excellent interpersonal, planning and organization skills to multi-task in a fast-paced environment
  • Positive work attitude and able to work under pressure
  • Good interpersonal and leadership skills
  • Enjoy interacting with people of diverse cultures
  • Bilingual, proactive and strong analytical skills
  • Keen eye for details with an aptitude for numbers
  • Strong presentation and report-writing skills
  • Keen sense of fashion and a passion for the fashion industry
  • Proficiency in SAP & Qlikview will be an advantage

 

We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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CHARLES & KEITH GROUP