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30.08.2021

APG & Co

Junior Planner

company: APG & Co
job title: Junior Planner
location: Alexandria
work type: Full-time
level: Senior

Role Description

As a Junior Planner you will be required to use your commercial awareness to maximise Sales & GP $ through effective management of merchandise throughout the product lifecycle. Partnering with other stakeholders in the business to ensure stock is in the right place to capture demand, and ranges are optimised to exceed current forecasts, better meeting customer needs and organisational goals.

A leader in the Australian fashion industry, APG & Co designs and manages Sportscraft, SABA and JAG. For over 50 years, APG & Co. has curated, grown and evolved these brands to be at the forefront of Australian fashion. We celebrate our history while allowing our brands to express themselves in contemporary, relevant and authentic ways.

We have an unwavering commitment to design and quality across all aspects of our business. This commitment, when coupled with our creativity and passion allows us to bring great brands to life in engaging and surprising ways.

APG & Co has over 1200 employees across Australia and New Zealand.

The working environment is dynamic, professional and passionate. The mission: Bringing Style to Life. APG & Co values working as a collective, thriving on change, and playing to win. We are built to last.

Key Responsibilities

  • Presenting key finding along with trading proposals in weekly trade meeting
  • Managing WSSI forecasting demonstrating commercial awareness of the marketplace and ensure merchandise plans are not in conflict with trading conditions.
  • In conjunction with the Planning Manager develop initial product strategy by category for Sales/GP & OTB for Seasonal Budgeting
  • Completing Seasonal/Monthly SWOTS highlighting key take outs and actionable changes to ranges going forward
  • Effective management of current markdown stock and product reaching the end of its life cycle
  • Maintaining line projections for Essential options, ensuring these options are maintained with a 95% In Stock rate
  • Review replenishment volumes, managing stock levels to maximise sales
  • Coach and mentor Allocators

 

KEY SKILLS

  • Previous experience as a Junior or Assistant Planner ready to take the next step in their career from within an Australian Fashion Retailer (or FMCG)
  • Proficient in Planning System – Apparel21, Maple Lake advantageous
  • Communicates effectively and promptly, maintaining effective relationships with internal key stake holders within Retail Brand divisions I.e Finance, retail, product and eCommerce teams
  • Continuous improvement focuses and ability to identify new opportunities
  • Ability to work under pressure in a fast pace environment
  • Works well independently and collaborates effectively with fellow key stakeholders
  • Strong attention to detail

 

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