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Merchandising Planner

For our Headquarter based in Milan, we are looking for a Merchandising Planner. 

 

Responsibilities
- Influences and drives the financial success of the department by managing sales, gross margin, and inventory turn goals to meet or exceed financial objectives;
- Performs pre-season, in-season and post-season analysis to identify opportunities for future seasons;
- Responsible for driving open-to-buy conversations and activities at store/product level;
- Collaborate closely with merchandising team to define mix and pricing strategy
- Collaborate with Finance dptm to grant the budget reconciliation and the financial objectives;
- Collaborate with Head of Buying to to define and monitor general buying guidelines;
- Collaborate with Customer Service team to to drive the deliveries in store;
- collaborate with Head of Buying and Central Stock allocator in order to define the portion of Continuative items in the budget;

 

Personal profile:
- Commercial awareness and strong analytical skills;
- retail mind set;
- ability to plan and prioritize and work well under pressure;
- knowledge of Retail logistic and distribution process;
- Demonstrated ability to evaluate business trends and draw actionable conclusions to maximize business opportunities
- Demonstrated ability to influence and effectively negotiate with cross functional business partners
- Possess a working knowledge of financial measurements and how to impact them
- Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Excel, with aptitude to learn technical applications quickly