I.T rides on a unique multi-brand, multi-layer business model that only proves to success: a multi-channel approach that caters specifically to well-defined groups of fashion lovers in targeted regions with distinct multi-brand stores and single-brand shops. Augmenting this diverse mix are respected...

I.T rides on a unique multi-brand, multi-layer business model that only proves to success: a multi-channel approach that caters specifically to well-defined groups of fashion lovers in targeted regions with distinct multi-brand stores and single-brand shops. Augmenting this diverse mix are respected brands from around the world that I.T licenses, and exclusively developed house brands.

IT, i.t, ete! and double-park are the flagship multi-brand stores, each appealing to contrasting individuals and tastes while retaining the passion that our company is renowned for. I.T shops are the home of sophisticated labels at the forefront of fashion, while i.t is the place for younger shoppers to find the best in fun, edgy casual wear. Fine footwear and accessories feature in the refined spaces of the ete! stores. At double-park, the latest in street wear and the lifestyle that encompasses it are explored in an experimental shopping environment.

Like those who shop at I.T, the team behind the company is energetic, open-minded and appreciates how fashion can form part of a modern lifestyle. Their dynamism and focus have propelled I.T into a major brand, in Hong Kong and in new markets beyond.

To cope with the business expansion of I.T, high calibre candidates are invited to fill the following position:-

Merchandise Planning Manager (Based in Japan) (REF:JDB-IT-BA)

Job level Senior
Work exp Minimum 6 Years
Education Bachelor Degree
Location
Southern District
Employment type Full Time
Benefits 5-day week, Medical plan, Performance bonus
Industry Retail - Others
Job function Merchandising / Purchasing > Merchandising - Garment / Apparel
Merchandising / Purchasing > Others
Merchandising / Purchasing > Purchasing / Procurement / Sourcing
Published On 19/11/2019

Accountabilities – Key Result Areas

  • Work closely with buying team for all kinds of merchandising management activities, supply and demand gap management, safety stock review, demand forecasts and stock level optimization
  • Work closely with Retail team and Warehouse on allocation strategies and executions
  • Maintain monthly OTB, forecast sales, margin, receipts and inventory on a monthly basis. Speak to changes and variances.
  • Communicate the state of the business in weekly meetings and monthly OTB meetings. Recommend strategic actions to maximize sales and margin, optimize inventory, and mitigate risk.
  • Present analysis by style, delivery, & category to Buying team to understand merchandise performance & develop future goals
  • Monitor periodically the stock level, merchandise allocation plan, logistics flow from ordering to delivery at stores and related SOPs of system administrations
  • Analyze business performance through various reports on sales trends and patterns, stock replenishment and inventory level in a weekly cycle
  • To drive and plan inventory clearance by depletion plans of slow-moving and obsoletes inventory
  • To support ad-hoc assignments or inventory related projects

 

Experience / Qualification Requirements

  • Degree holder in business or supply chain related discipline, with excellent command in Japanese, and a pass in Japanese Proficiency Test Level 1
  • With at least 6-8 years of management experience in retail merchandise and inventory planning, preferably in the fashion/lifestyle/ retail industry
  • Highly sensitive to figures and strong analytical skills
  • Attention to detail with the high level of accuracy
  • Good interpersonal skills and presentation skills
  • Station in Japan is required

 

Competitive remuneration and benefit package will be offered to the right candidate. Please submit your application on I.T Career or by clicking Apply Now below.

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