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Retail Planner

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One of our clients  is seeking to recruit a Retail Planner on a full-time basis. 

Responsibilities:

Partner and influence strategic planning and budgeting process with the Director through department/category strategies;

Identify risks and opportunities - constantly review OTB requirements, WSSI, action repeats, cancellations, returns, markdowns and manage the key sales and profit drivers;

Set financial standards and goals for the team and ensure consistent execution, process and accountability;

Provide the Product Sales Plan Strategy and define the OTB for each season;

Provide the Assortment Plan (Option Number and Depth);

Work with Buying to deliver the best range for customers and stores;

Plan quantities by article and related delivery date according with the plan;

Develop and communicate supplier business/brand plans and forecasts;

Manage the use of WSSI to deliver accurate weekly plans/forecasts/stocks, ensuring that OTB and MD are controlled and flexed to deliver terminal stock targets;

Review the monthly intake Deliveries Plan to constantly handle critical situation, delays and obtain best efficiency on the incoming stock as per the rolling OTB process;

Plan Seasonal Return and Cancellation as per the rolling OTB process;

Plan and implement Markdown and Promotion in order to ensure sales, margin objective and the right end of season stock level as part of the OTB process;

Weekly update of sales analysis in order to have clarity on the detailed sales and stock situation for each department/category/brand and provide weekly reporting to other departments;

End Season analysis and financial planning review with Buying/Business Analysis/Allocation team in order to identify key issues to take into consideration for the next seasons plan and buy improvements

Requirements:

A Bachelor’s degree in Finance or ACCA

4+ years experience in a similar role

Able to lead a cross functional team

Excellent written and oral communication in English. Knowledge of Maltese will be an asset

Skills:

Organized with an analytical mind and strong technical skills

Meticulous with a keen eye to detail

Multitask effectively and able to problem-solve

Proactive and able to work on own initiative

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  • Job reference
    C6561/20
  • Country
    Malta
  • Closing date
    2021-04-30
  • Primary job focus
    Supply Chain, Transport & Warehousing
  • Job type
    Full Time
  • Status
    Position Opened
  • Salary: 30000 - 35000
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