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Merchandise Planner

Job Title: Merchandise Planner
Contract Type: Permanent / Full Time
Location: Botany, New South Wales
Industry:
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH17536_1551849035
Contact Name: Alex Speed
Contact Email: alexs@sixdegreesexecutive.com.au
Job Published: March 06, 2019 05:14

Job Description

About the Company:

Our client is a renowned homewares retailer operating across NSW, VIC and ACT for the past 60 years as a family owned business. This client has a passion for people and quality, employing only the best to provide the utmost quality products and experiences to their loyal customers.

This company boasts a collaborative and social merchandising team who work closely to deliver results. After a period of growth they are looking for an experienced merchandise planner to join their team.


About the Role:

Reporting to the Head of Merchandising, a successful candidate will have accountability for:

  • Management of OTB (Open to Buy), range assortment and inventory management
  • Forecasting and reporting at a weekly, monthly, seasonal and annual level
  • Working with the VM and Marketing teams, create weekly trading plans to work on future promotions and ensure the achievement of budgets
  • Analyse reports to create a comprehensive merchandise strategy, providing recommendations to grow sales and profit


What we are looking for:

  • A degree in the relevant fields of Finance, Business or Retail is desired although not required
  • Proven track record of success in a similar planning role with a minimum of 5 years experience
  • A vast understanding of the retail landscape with strong commercial acumen and customer-centric mindset
  • Advanced Excel and Microsoft Office skills as well as exposure to other planning tools
  • A vibrant personality with a can-do attitude

Benefits:

  • Free access to on-site Gym
  • Develop your skills with an amazing and supportive Merchandise team
  • On-site parking available as well as being close to public transport

How to Apply:
If you are a passionate Merchandise Planner with a love for retail, click APPLY to get in touch

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