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March 9, 2016

Senior Merchandise Planner - Ref No.2244727

Filed under: Uncategorized — karol @ 12:30 am

This multi-branded retailer is a leader in youth fashion and is continuing to grow within the Australian market. Menswear, womenswear, footwear and accessories - they have it all!

An opportunity has arisen for an experienced Senior Merchandise Planner to join the planning team and work towards maximising store sales and profit, achieving GMROI through the implementation of strategies, developing detailed merchandise plans, and correctly allocating stock to stores.

If you are passionate about working within vibrant culture, thrive in a busy and successful business and want to combine your experience with your passion for streetwear fashion, this may be the role for you!

The role will see you:

Develop and communicate the season merchandise strategy.
Develop and manage seasonal, monthly and weekly merchandise plans in conjunction with the buyer.
Conduct seasonal forecast plans, recommending purchase quantities in order to maximise profit.
Manage departmental open to buy with assistance from the Merchandise Planning Manager.
Conduct seasonal range analysis by department, class, brand etc.
Analyse sales figures and make recommendations regarding promotions and markdowns.
Review and re-plan the OTB on a regular basis
Review current performance on a weekly basis, identifying opportunities and risks.
Propose sales budgets by department
Analyse post seasonal results and strategies to identify key opportunities or risks.
Approve purchases within the limitations of the OTB and communicate with the buyer.
Reconcile purchases to the OTB.

What we need from you:

Advanced Microsoft excel skills
Detailed knowledge of budgets, profit, loss etc
Liaises effectively with people
High level of verbal and written communication skills
Results driven with a proactive approach
Self-motivated and shows a sense of urgency
Demonstrates a high level of accuracy and attention to detail
Demonstrates a high level of integrity
Works well within a team environment
Proactive and is able to manage multiple priorities simultaneously
Commercial and business acumen
Excellent time management skills

If you are ready to jump into a new challenge with this leading Australian retail brand APPLY NOW or call Samantha on …… for a confidential discussion.

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