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Senior Merchandising Planner

Job Title: Senior Merchandising Planner
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Industry:
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: JN -092018-175247
Contact Name: Lok Chen
Contact Email: lchen@argyllscott.com.hk
Job Published: September 28, 2018 09:54

Job Description

Our client has a brand name synonymous with luxury and can be found all over the world. Their products are in the high-end luxury retail space and an exciting new opportunity has recently become available with them. They are currently looking for a Senior / Merchandising Planner to join their Hong Kong office.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Prepare pre-season Open-To-Buy Plans to be used in the development of merchandise strategies for the season and to support buying needs
  • Monitor Open-To-Buy budget and communicate change to Managers
  • Review weekly business (/store/product category level/co vs seasonal) to identify risks and opportunities in business
  • Work with the Managers to adjust Open-To-Buy and make allocation decisions as appropriate
  • Produce standard weekly/monthly merchandise management reports and fulfill ad hoc information requests as needed
  • Contribute to the process of creating the annual budget, seasonal financial plans and forecasts

Key Requirements:

  • Degree in Economics, Finance/Accounting, Mathematics or Statistics desired
  • Minimum of 3 -5 years of Merchandising Planning / OTB planning experience preferred; experience of finance / accounting / analyst function in retail industry is an advantage
  • Demonstrated working knowledge of retail financial measures (Sell-through, Weeks of Supply, Inventory Turn, OTB, etc.)
  • Detail oriented, high accuracy, good numeric sense and able to multi-tasks
  • High flexibility in terms of work hours and able to do extensive Travel overseas
  • Must possess excellent teamwork collaboration, interpersonal communication and analytical skills
  • Strong computer skills including Microsoft Excel & PowerPoint

Argyll Scott Asia is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.