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04.01.2021

UNIQLO

Merchandise Planner

company: UNIQLO
job title: Merchandise Planner
location: Melbourne
work type: Contract
level: Mid-level

Role Description

Responsible for managing merchandise flow of inventory into stores to ensure maximum sales, turn and gross margin objectives.

This is a contract of fixed-term employment which will be ended by the end of August 2021.

KEY SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS

  • Several years of working experience in Retail industry
  • Working experience of dealing with numerical data is preferred
  • Analytical skills, well organized and excellent attention to detail
  • Highly motivated and results-driven
  • Ability to work to deadlines and work in a fast-paced & energetic environment
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with a flexible and team-based attitude
  • A team player that is effective in collaborating with key stakeholders to achieve team objectives.
  • Global viewpoint and cultural sensitivity & flexibility are a must

BENEFITS

  • Fast-paced, engaging workplace culture – combining the best of Japanese and Australian culture
  • Rewarding bonus structure
  • Generous employee discount

Key Responsibilities

  • Complete tasks within established routines under regular or direct supervision.
  • Assistant to complete the following merchandising planner tasks.
  • Develop allocation plans by division based on inventory and store needs.
  • Forecast and update plans regularly based on current sales trends.
  • Ensure proper balance of inventory across all stores within the Australian market.
  • Ensure key items/core products are in stock at a colour size level.
  • Maximize sales performance and ensure inventory objectives are met to improve stock turns and increase gross margin.
  • Work closely with cross-functional business partners (field management and merchandisers) on inventory and business opportunities.
  • Communicate regularly with store on specific issues and forward to merchandisers for evaluation and/or action.
  • Plan allocation flow to ensure newness on the sales floor.
  • Work with the warehouse to prioritize orders through receiving, production and shipping when necessary to protect sales trends and inventory levels in stores.
  • Analyse reporting to maximize potential sales and balance inventories across stores.
  • Work with merchandisers to execute monthly layouts across different store formats.
  • Generate reports as requested by business partners, or senior executives.
  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

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