ROLE:

The Head of Planning is an Executive level role within our clients business which is responsible to drive the Store Planning, Allocation, Quantification and Commercial Inventory functions globally.

COMPANY:

Our client launched their first store in 2010 and since then has opened over 390 stores across 15 countries in Europe, Asia and America. The brand was created from a desire to take the fashion accessory market to a new level and has become one of the leading fashion accessory brands in the market.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Optimization of inventory management by location through the appropriate flow and continuous measurement of purchasing, allocations and range analysis.
  • Ensure that replenishment and fulfillment strategies are executed and achieved within financial inventory Open To Buy targets.
  • Create, manage and review daily, weekly, monthly and quarterly business reports to capitalise sales growth.
  • Review and analyse business, range and category performance to drive optimal allocation and inventory management.
  • Maintain productive working relationships with National, State and Regional Managers along with Warehouse, Logistics and Buying teams.
  • Develop your team through coaching, mentoring, performance management, talent management and succession planning.
  • Ensure tools and reports are specific, timely and focused to drive results.
  • Daily management of the training and development of a high performance, analytically strong, customer centric team.

KEY REQUIREMENTS:

  • 10+ years related experience in Merchandise Inventory Planning.
  • Global (multi country) retail Merchandise Planning experience is a must.
  • Knowledge of Planning and Allocation systems.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills (including analysis, interpretation, & reasoning).
  • Self-motivated with critical attention to detail, deadlines and reporting.

If this is the role that you have been looking for please APPLY NOW or send your resume in a Word Format.