Merchandise Planner

Hong Kong
Permanent
Office

Job Purpose

To support the finance planning & merchandising.

 

Key Accountabilities

In addition to following Pedder Group’s policies and procedures, key accountabilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Review and forecast sales performance in detail with Merchandising and Finance – brand / location / category level analysis, and across different accounts
  • Recommend action plans with the objective of maximizing sales potential and sell through
  • Evaluate stock level and sell through by location (all regions), and recommend stock allocation / replenishment / transfers
  • Support Central Buying Office in preparation of seasonal purchase plans – ‘Pre-buy’ and ‘Post-buy’ preparation
  • Initiate analysis of historical data and current trends to identify risks and opportunities on investments and recommend strategy
  • Attend regular weekly and monthly trading meetings with Central Buying Office / Finance / Sales & Operations and make sure plan and actions are in line with business objectives
  • Provide clear targets / KPI to merchandising team and sales team based on brand / category / item seasonal investments
  • Provide markdown and clearance planning with Finance and Central Buying Office
  • Monitor and analyze promotional activities
  • Review Monthly Incentive Program with Sales & Operations for approval 

 

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree or above in Business Administration, Supply Chain Management, Retail Merchandising
  • With minimum 2 years of relevant experience in Merchandise Planning or Buying gained from international organization(s), preferably in luxury retail industry
  • Excellent logical, analytical and problem-solving skills are a MUST
  • Excellent in organizing massive data, producing insightful analysis and proposing action plans to improve productivity and efficiency
  • Strong business acumen, numerical sense and communication skills
  • Highly proficient in computer skills, particularly in Microsoft Excel
  • Experience in luxury fashion industry / retail chain is an advantage
  • Excellent command of written and spoken English, Cantonese and Mandarin

 

A competitive remuneration package with career advancement opportunity will be offered to the right candidate. If you desire an exciting and rewarding career, please send your cover letter and full resume with current and expected salary to TeresaTse@peddergroup.com

Office location at only 2 minutes walking distance from MTR - Wong Chuk Hang

All information provided will be treated in strict confidence and used for recruitment purposes only.

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