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Merchandise Planner

Advertiser: Super Retail Group3.4 out of 53.4 overall rating (134 employee reviews) More jobs from this company

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Job Listing Date
23 Aug 2019
Sydney, CBD, Inner West & Eastern Suburbs
Work Type
Retail & Consumer Products, Planning

Super Retail Group is one of Australasia’s largest leading retailers, with iconic brands including BCF, Macpac, rebel and Supercheap Auto.

The Opportunity:

You will need to hit the ground running - this is a 12 month fixed term role for a sporting hard goods Merchandise Planner with rebel. You will play a critical and collaborative role developing and working with Product, Inventory and Merchandise Financial planning.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Create and drive a strategic financial plan to proposed departmental budgets for sales, inventory, margin and purchase targets in line with Rebel Group business plans
  • Management and control of OTB planning through monthly planning and forecasting
  • Analysis of departmental sales, inventory, margin and purchase performance by Category and Store
  • Preparing weekly, monthly, quarterly and year to date reports on sales, margin, inventory, stock turn and aged stock
  • Engage with key stakeholders to develop strong relationships within the business whilst creating and maintaining positive, mutually beneficial relationships with external trade partners
  • Undertake key item planning, ensuring optimal inventory levels are maintained
  • Article lifecycle management

About You:

Reporting to the Planning Manager, our ideal candidate will be a strategic, independent, self-motivated team player, with solid merchandise planning experience. You will be working in a category that is available all year round, so continuous line planning experience in a demand planning role or similar would be advantageous:

In addition you will also have:

  • Strong trade partner relationship management experience with local or overseas product buying experience
  • Exceptional analytical skills and commercial acumen with financial forecasting and inventory management experience
  • Accuracy and meticulous attention to detail
  • Excellent knowledge of Excel and an understanding of merchandise planning tools
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills

Why us:

Our offer to you is a workplace supporting flexible work arrangements, the opportunity to work for one of Australasia’s Top 10 ASX listed retailers, generous discounts across all of our retail brands, corporate perks program and a competitive package of salary + super + bonus eligibility.

Our Culture of Inclusion

Super Retail Group is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We support, promote and celebrate diversity and we recognise the benefits a culture of inclusion brings to our workplace and customer experience.

Closing date subject to change.

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