Senior International Market Planner

Recruiter
Location
London
Salary
£50000 - £58000 per annum + Benefits
Posted
27 Sep 2016
Closes
25 Oct 2016
Ref
PB - 050589
Contact
Patrick Buckley
Function
Merchandiser
Job Type
Permanent
Level
Manager
My client seeks an experienced market planner for their headquarters based in Central London.

You will be responsible for maximizing sales, margin and inventory of a division or category through commercial planning and in-season optimization.

You will ensure the unique product needs of a region are met by gathering and assessing data of that market, making recommendations for creative solutions and influencing the Global team who are responsible for the actioning of the plans.

The successful candidate will also serve as the market subject matter expert and is responsible for the product offering within that market's unique store base, the product to market events calendar and in-season yield management from allocation through to promotions and markdowns.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

*Partners heavily with the Director Market Planning to develop the commercial plan for the division or category including product strategy and financial strategy.
*Responsible for the assortment types (grades) that are delivered within each store to maximize productivity and margin related to space planning and customer profile (modular assorting).
*Responsible for maximizing yield through allocation, replenishment, pre-season and in-season promotions and markdowns.
*Maintains the pricing architecture that is in line with the global strategy as well as the local market positioning.
*Partners with global planning team and global merchandising team on delivering comprehensive market hindsight to develop product and inventory strategies to service all global regions.
*Manage the financial success of a division by meeting sales, gross margin, gross margin return on investment (GMROI) and inventory turn goals through in season yield management.
*Manage the financial success of a division by meeting sales, gross margin, gross margin return on investment (GMROI) and inventory turn goals through in season yield management.
*Lead the analysis of historical data and current trends to identify risks and opportunities for multiple departments.
*Collaborate with the global merchant team and global IM team to develop and communicate a comprehensive pre-season strategy that aligns financial and product opportunities across multiple departments.

Paying a handsome salary opening up at £52,000, a role of this calibre won't stay around for too long.

Apply through the portal today for a confidential discuss.