Job details

Location
Australia, Perth
Salary
base + super
Job Type
Permanent
Ref
1283187
Posted
11 days ago

Job details

Location
Australia, Perth
Salary
base + super
Job Type
Permanent
Ref
1283187
Posted
11 days ago

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, katya@dmgglobal.com