Senior Merchandiser UAE (Dubai/Abu Dhabi)

  • Listed: June 22, 2016 4:04 pm
  • Expires: This ad has expired
  • Company Name: Retail Arabia International
  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Salary Package: Negotiable
  • Required Experience: 5-10 Years
  • Minimum Education: Bachelors Degree
  • Emirates: Dubai
  • Country: United Arab Emirates
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To plan and trade product in area of responsibility by developing effective merchandise and range plans, managing performance in season and by effective management of supply chain in order to drive profit in line with agreed financial parameters and each categories strategy.

Review past seasons performance and forecast and provide business recommendations for following seasons
Analysis of existing business performance and create plan to increase sales and or margin by category
Create the sales and profit parameters
Create all necessary reporting including justifications to support all relevant seasons buys
Create stringent OTB controls budgets aligned to business performance and closing stock targets
Create WSSI at class/department and season level
Create and review brand/supplier performance and profitability
Develop store plans, grade matrix and range plans
Support negotiations with suppliers including concession partners
Authorize purchase orders and order shipment follow up against agreed monthly OTB and sales plans
Create sales plans and option plans to space and agreed density
Deliver the agreed closing stocks and weeks cover by category at end of each season
Complete all necessary reforecasts if sales and profit parameters monthly.
Create effective markdown and promotion strategies by season by category and inline to overall OTB plan.
Effective management of allocation and replenishment
Effective management of cross docking and accurate GRN of all stocks
Support brand partnership manager in concession performance management and strategy reviews.
Ensure supplier/brand review pack is produced and attend in season trade review meetings
Be Abu Dhabi based and participate in weekly trade meetings, team store walks and review product and store performance by category and agree team priorities and any changes to plans
Effective communication to all levels both internally and externally
Deputize for brand director and attend as required meetings and provide updates to business on trade and other business priorities and progress
Proficient in all aspects of excel and key planning tools and software
Participate in projects or carry out any other duties that may be outside the standard remit that will benefit the company
Sound understanding and knowledge of buying

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