Planner

Location
Chiswick
Salary
£35k - 40k per year
Posted
26 Jan 2018
Closes
23 Feb 2018
Ref
67781
Contact
Jessica-Leigh Suffolk
Function
Merchandising
Business Sector
Non Food & Drink
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

The Buying and Merchandising division of Exsurgo is recruiting a Planner for a global retailer. 

This is a very fast-paced and values driven company, achieving impressive growth making a difference through their attention to detail. This company will offer you a fantastic career with the  opportunitie to progress very quickly. There is a great benefits package that also comes withthe role and a great social enviroment.

The role:

To maximise sales and net profit from products through liaising with buying teams, utilising inventories, product sales history and other relevant market information to plan the most effective mix and sequence of products for specific programmed hours to achieve budgeted sales and being responsible for the management of inventory.

The ideal candidate

You must have had previous Planning experience or be at Junior Merchandiser level and have a background in fashion, beauty or home categories.You must be used to working in extremely fast paced envioroments. You will be highly numerate with strong analytical skills and exceptional excel knowledge. Experience in managing a team and used to high volume and high pressure. 

You must:

  • Minimum of 2-3 years experience in sales and inventory analysis within a Head Office retail environment, with particular emphasis on merchandising and stock control.
  • A degree or equivalent in a relevant subject i.e. business degree/marketing – preferable
  • Ability to analyse data and draw relevant conclusions to positively impact the business and problem solve
  • Good level of computer literacy with excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel.
  • A strong financial understanding including margin, profit, sales and inventory management.
  • Good commercial and trend awareness for relevant product area.
  • If you have the relelvant skill set then please do apply!

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