Merchandise Planner - Apparel // 12 Month Contract// ASAP Start

Job Title: Merchandise Planner - Apparel // 12 Month Contract// ASAP Start
Contract Type: Contract or Temp
Location: Inner Suburbs Melbourne, Victoria
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: BBBH15722_1526285885
Contact Name: Natalie Rogers
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 14, 2018 09:18

Job Description

About the company

Our client is a global player in the apparel space, who captures consumers of all ages. They are focused on driving innovation and engaging with their consumers in an authentic way. Due to a maternity leave cover, there is currently an opportunity to join their team in a 12 month contract role.

About the role

Reporting to the Planning lead and working within a team of three, you will be responsible for working alongside Merchandise & Sales team and key stakeholders internationally to provide them with insights and analysis to manage wholesale buys for key accounts nationally.

You will develop targets and will be responsible for ensuring there is consistency across in-season allocation and replenishment as well as conducting analysis to ensure optimial profitability, validate price positioning and managing product lifecycle.

Skills & Experience

  • Tertiary qualification in relevant space
  • Prior experience within Merchandise Planning within the retail, consumer goods or apparel space
  • Strong analytical skills with solid forecasting / planning experience
  • Intermediate to advanced level Excel skills eg. Pivot Tables / vlookups
  • Exceptional stakeholder management, communication and influencing skills


You will be analytically minded with strong attention to detail and love for getting deep into the numbers. You will have well developed stakeholder management and influence skills and will enjoy working collaboratively in a cross functional environment. You will pride yourself on your ability to prioritise and manage multiple projects thanks to your time management and organisational skills as well as your ability to communicate with stakeholders at every level of an organisation.

How to apply

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