Full-time, Melbourne

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Forever New

Company: Forever New  
Job title: Merchandise Planner– Accessories  
Employment type: Full-time
Location: Melbourne

Job description

Forever New is one of Australia's fastest growing fashion clothing and accessories brands, proud to be founded in Melbourne during late 2006. Now in our tenth year, Forever New has been on a journey of global expansion and today operates in over 300 stores in ten countries.

The Forever New brand celebrates the feminine beauty of women, with a signature style flowing through every creative element. Each monthly collection celebrates this beauty, drawing inspiration from global trends in fashion, art, music, film and theatre.

About the role

As our Planner you will be responsible for maximizing business profits through effective management of merchandise from conception to sale. The role will be to manage the OTB for our handbags portfolio in accessories.

  • Financial Accountability – Trading the Department to Maximize Profit
  • Planning a Strategic Framework
  • Team Management and Development
  • Range Management
  • Stock Optimisation – Supply and Store

We are looking for an experienced Planner who wants broaden their skill set with an Global retailer who has a:

  • Proven track record of effective stock management in a fashion business
  • An understanding of all critical path elements and their impact on delivery
  • Strong financial and commercial business acumen
  • Knowledge of the High Street competitors and able to form educated opinions to effect commercial decisions
  • Ability to manage key relationships effectively to deliver the business strategy
  • Ability to work autonomously and collaboratively as part of a team
  • Be a confident and engaging communicator with the ability to deliver presentations and influence key stake holders 
  • Ability to coach and develop your team - Lead, drive and develop an Assistant Planner

Company and Culture & Benefits

Join a privately owned globally growing business who are dedicated to team collaboration and innovation whilst promoting our values: Think Customer, Respect for All, Keep it Simple, Take Responsibility and Act with Pace. Forever New HQ is a fast paced retail environment who promote work life balance and ensuring the customer remains at the forefront of our objectives.

Forever New benefits include 

  • Exposure to a Global business based in ten markets
  • Work with industry experts to further develop your skills and knowledge in Retail and specifically planning
  • Generous staff discounts and benefits
  • Subsidised car parking
  • New offices located in Richmond close to public transport

Apply here on company website. 

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