Planning Manager - Merchandising - 1 Year Ftc

Country :
United Kingdom
Region :
London
County :
Greater London
Town :
CITY OF LONDON
Category :
Merchandising
Contract type :
Permanent
Availability :
Full time
Experience :
2 to 5 years
Job reference n° :
LT-16-49_1546444850

Job description

Are you a Senior Merchandiser with strong planning experience and store allocation knowledge? My client is a well known luxury accessories brand based in Central London and they are now seeking a commercially minded candidate to join them for a 12 month FTC.

The Role:

* Forecasting seasonal product mix based on finance targets and new business initiatives.
* Building, analysing and communication of sales reports/seasons and market performance throughout the business.
* Commercial mindset with a clear understanding on retail KPIs and how to maximise for profit
* Plan stock intake to be in line with cash flow forecast and manage stock levels accordingly.
* Consolidate stock when necessary.
* Analysis of seasonal data, identifying trends and patterns in sales.
* Analysis of margins by style, supplier and product category.
* Work with Sales teams on merchandising recommendations.
* Identify volume drivers and margin performers and offenders.

The Candidate:

* 4-5 years experience within a planning or branch merchandising role
* SAP experience is a must!
* A commercially minded skill set
* Strong planning skills

Due to the high volume of applications only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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