Our client is a growing e-commerce group with established footprint in Australia, New Zealand and United States. With a developed portfolio of products in beauty, consumer electronics, maternity and pets, we are currently looking for an experienced Merchandise Planner to drive a holistic product strategy across all verticals.
A bit more about the role:
Lead and drive the businesses Growth by Product strategy, bringing data driven Category, Sub-Category and Product Expansion recommendations
Take full ownership of the Product P&L (Open to Buy, Inventory Cover, Sales Mix Analysis).
Create and run a Weekly Trade meeting to present product insights across the business
Partner closely with the Finance Manager to establish product department budgets and achieve various financial targets.
Take ownership of Inventory Cover to achieve sales forecasts
Create and present a buy plan and maintain together with our Purchasing & Inventory Controller
Increase margin through pricing and promotional program decisions based on category awareness and performance (with the Finance and Marketing teams)
Visual merchandising suggestions to Brand Leads
Maintain strong relationships with the key stakeholders to ensure a united approach towards common product objectives
Assist in developing, maintaining, and improving processes and frameworks for commercial decisions relating to product, sales and margins
Preferred experience and qualifications:
5+ years' experience leading a team within eCommerce, retail or direct to consumer market.
Experience dealing with product supply from East, South and/or Southeast Asia.
Advanced people management skills are essential for this role
Strong planning, project management and organizational skills.
Be a cross-functional leader who coordinates the necessary to bring a product from conception to the market.
Language skills: fluency in Mandarin would be advantageous
If you are interested to find out more, please apply directly or reach out to Katya Skinner, firstname.lastname@example.org