Merchandise Planner, Hong Kong

Merchandise Planner

The Merchandise Planner will have a strategic and analytical approach to all planning and allocations, delivering and building efficiencies in the process.

  • Fashion Eyewear
  • Analysis, Planning and Allocation
  • New position to keep up with growth

The Role:

Working closely with all departments across the company, the Merchandise Planner will be responsible for seamless coordination and clear communications with internal teams and client/brand partners.

The Company:

The company delivers excellence in eyewear to the world’s leading fashion retailers and brands, via private label and customised product development. With over 100 full-time employees across 6 cities, the company is a full-service, trend-driven design and production company, deriving inspiration from the street, the catwalk, and broader consumer and cultural trends.

You Will:

  • Manage the merchandise planning strategy and inventory flow for a portfolio of global retail partners, licensed and own brands.
  • Forecast the seasonal product merchandise plans and budgets.
  • Analyse in-season trading and provide strategies or recommendations on how to maximise future sales and profit.
  • Analyse SKU performance to ensure optimal allocation is achieved.
  • Analyse category results and give recommendations on strong performing lines, gaps in the range and new range offerings.
  • Develop the merchandise strategies, monthly assortment planning and buy quantities to ensure client program objectives are achieved.
  • Follow the critical paths to ensure all lead times are met.
  • Work closely with CSO and BDD to develop and drive strategy throughout the season.
  • Data mining and analysis for wider business projects.

You Have:

  • Sound knowledge of Global retail cycles and processes
  • Client-relationship experience
  • Ability to convert data into presentation format & confidently pitch and present at internal meetings
  • Experience with data visualization tools within Excel, Tableau or Power BI
  • Fluent English

What’s In It For You?

For a Merchandise Planner with the ability to analyse and visualise data, the opportunities for growth are huge!  You will be part of an international team, liaising with major retailers on a daily basis.

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