Working for a world renowned luxury brand, we have a great new temporary role for a planner (merchandiser) to start immediately for 4 weeks. The role will involve providing detailed analysis on sales and margin to the senior planner to formulate and implement merchandise plans that deliver the business unit strategy. Reporting into the senior planner candidates must have experience within menswear merchandising/planning, and be able to carry out the following duties:
*Detailed and methodical analysis and management reporting of retail and wholesale sales & margin information.
*Undertake key category & divisional analysis to improve productivity and profitability.
*Analyse key competitor pricing policies to inform the range planning process
*Assist in the creation of a balanced product assortment that is aligned with business strategy and financial goals by reviewing global sales performance
*Identify and escalate business risks & opportunities to maximise sales, profitability.
*Communicate assortment objectives through effective analysis & timely reporting. As well as communicate pricing parameters as they apply to the design concepting process
*Review end-of-season actuals to cost estimates for commencement of new season
*Participate in setting the retail prices for the global line based on market research, analysis, history and cost info.
*Assist in all strategic opportunities for in-season re-orders, replenishment orders and assist in pre-season demand planning.
*Adhere to seasonal critical path calendar to ensure key milestones are achieved.
*Will be expected to attend management meetings and deputise in the absence of the senior planner
You must be available immediately to apply for the role.
We regret that due to volume, only shortlisted applicants will be contacted, therefore if you do not hear from one of our consultants within 3 working days, please assume that you've not been successful on this occasion.