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Regional Merchandising Planning Manager

Job Title: Regional Merchandising Planning Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Hong Kong
Industry:
Salary: Double Pay
Reference: 7138_1631772669
Contact Name: Jerry Li
Contact Email: Jerry.Li@hillmanross.com
Job Published: September 16, 2021 14:11

Job Description

We are now seeking for a REGIONAL MERCHANDISING PLANNING MANAGER

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Responsible for the translation of financial goals (Sales, Profit, Rotation) into Category & Store plans; driving & defining the optimal levels of investment, discount, & strategic in-season management to be applied.
  • Ensure the most profitable decisions are taken on merchant defined assortments, by maximizing owned inventory, & defining a controlled receipt flow, with careful attention to margin/channel mix.
  • Own Monthly Rolling OTB forecast, process & it's "link" among required HQ WW System inputs.
  • Develop Category Buying Budgets (Sales, IMU, AUR, Stock Turn) with Buyers, based on insights learned from weekly business analysis, locally defined 'Line Plan' consideration, & future trend application, in scope.
  • Support Buyers in defining seasonal assortment plans & SKU productivity goals, driven by planned financials.
  • Act as the Financial owner & risk-assessor of all discount strategies; proposing in-season actions aimed at profit optimization.
  • Ensure cohesive flow of stock, one season to the next, with relevant margin & cross-channel variables considered.
  • Partner to HQ Planning, as liaison with HQ Allocation, to secure adequate stock outside of seasonal buy process.
  • Close partner of local allocators, fine-tuning distribution plans for achievement of base inventory & turn goals, sales to stock relationships, & resultant profitability KPI's directly linked to stock location & its movements.
  • Be the Owner of Seasonal Buy Review, elaborating Pre-Buy assumptions vs. Post-Buy actuals, highlighting relevant impact.
  • Planning Leaders must consolidate financials to market/region per their level & manage all relevant reports and analysis

QUALIFICATIONS

  • At least 5 years of solid work experience in Merchandise Planning
  • Proficient in analytical review, sensitive to numbers, extensive work experience in retail companies
  • Proficient in spoken and written English, can speak Cantonese and Mandarin
  • Good team player under multi-cultural environment
  • Good at excel and quick learner

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