Founded in Florence in 1921, Gucci is one of the world’s leading luxury fashion brands. We are now inviting you to join us as:

Founded in Florence in 1921, Gucci is one of the world’s leading luxury fashion brands. We are now inviting you to join us as:

Merchandising Planner

Job level Middle
Work exp 2 Years To 5 Years
Education Bachelor Degree
Location Hong Kong
Employment type Full Time
Industry Retail - Luxury / Jewellery / Watch
Job function Merchandising / Purchasing > Others
Merchandising / Purchasing > Merchandising - Footwear / Handbag / Accessories
Merchandising / Purchasing > Merchandising - Watches / Jewellery
Published On 23/09/2016
ref. GHK/MP/CPJ161027

This role leverages planning and analysis expertise to maximize sales, inventory turn, and profitability. Responsible for control of merchandise management according to target figures, merchandise planning and Open-To-Buy management. Provide analytical support to the buyers to ensure a balanced and profitable assortment.

 

Responsibilities:

 

  • To prepare pre-season Open-To-Buy Plans to be used in the development of merchandise strategies for the season and to support buying needs
  • To monitor Open-To-Buy budget and communicate change to Merchandising Managers
  • To review weekly business at detail levels of quantities and amounts to identify risks and opportunities
  • To utilize information systems, such as JDA to provide essential analysis in order to identify and maximize sales and profit opportunities
  • To work with the buyers to adjust Open-To-Buy and make allocation decisions as appropriate
  • Toanalyze promotional strategies to determine profitability and make recommendations for future needs
  • To serve as the inventory control expert on all skus
  • To organize merchandising process in Seasonal Sale period
  • To assist in developing new store initial allocations and coordinating new store logistics
  • To produce standard weekly/monthly merchandise management reports and fulfill ad hoc information requests as needed
  • To contribute to the process of creating the annual budget, seasonal financial plans and forecast

Requirements

  • Degree in Economics, Finance/Accounting, Mathematics or Statistics desired
  • 2-3 years of OTB planning experience preferred; experience in fashion brand is an advantage
  • Demonstrated working knowledge of retail inventory and financial measures (Sell-through, Weeks of Supply, Inventory Turn, Markdowns, Markups, OTB, etc.)
  • Detail oriented, high accuracy, good numeric sense and able to handle multi-tasks
  • Must possess excellent collaboration, communication and analytical skills
  • Strong computer skills including Microsoft Excel
  • Good command of English and Chinese

Job Ref.No.: GHK/MP/CPJ161027

 

Interested parties please send your application letter together with detailed resume indicating job reference number, date of availability, latest and expected salary to guccijob@hk.gucci.com.

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