Merchandising Planning Head

  • Sector: 零售以及分销行业
  • Contact: Cherry Anne Santos
  • Client: Monroe Consulting Group
  • Location: Makati City
  • Salary: PHP150000.00 - PHP200000.00 per month
  • Expiry Date: 16 July 2024
  • Job Ref: BBBH441558_1715933101
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Executive recruitment search firm Monroe Consulting Group is recruiting on behalf of a leading lifestyle retailer of diversified portfolio that includes sports, fashion, food & beverage and lifestyle products. Our respective client is looking for a Merchandise Planning Head who will be leading a group of planners (specific BU), in becoming the partner to Merchandising Team to ensure company achieving its targeted Margin, Closing Stocks, and Merchandising Flows. The job is base din Makati City.
Job responsibilities:

1. Merchandise Planning and Inventory Management

* Partner with Brand Team to ensure the company has proper merchandise planning, allocation, and replenishment
* Cooperate with Finance in executing budgeting and forecasting process to ensure Merchandising & Planning functions' sales, margin, and inventory target meets company goals and expectations
* Reconcile variances among forecasts and plans as appropriate

2. Merchandise Financial Plan, Open to Buy, and Inventory / Shipment Plans

* Translate the top-down financial plans to seasonal merchandise financial plan target
* Develop the Open To Buy (OTB) plans by value and units, and ensure they are adherence with the company's goals
* Coordinate with logistic team to arrange incoming goods that adhere to buying plan and inventory / cash flow target

3.Support Category, Assortment, and Size Planning

* Assist Brand team with assortment and product planning which align to Merchandise and OTB Plans
* Provide guidance and support on assortment breadth and depth and by door / door-cluster assortment plan

4. Allocation Strategy and Execute Replenishment Operations

* Review Initial Allocation Plan developed by Merchandising Team
* Assess stock distribution to ensure proper replenishment has been done

5.People Development

* Bolster the function to a level of being able to play as equal business partner with other functions
* Develop the appropriate structure and define roles
* Lead the implementation of Merchandise Planning & Inventory Management best practice

6. Communicate with and Support Stores & Distribution Center

* Visit stores periodically together with team to action on inventory flow, allocation, and replenishment
* Coordinate with logistic and merchandising team to manage distribution, and achieve sales, margin, and inventory targe

Job requirements:

  • With at least 10 - 12 years related experience, preferably in Retail / Merchandising
  • With 5 - 7 years of experience in Planning
  • Strategic Oriented
  • Good analytical skills
  • Comfortable working with massive data
  • Good Excel Skills
  • Familiar with SQL
  • Proficient in English
  • Good Interpersonal Skills