Junior Planner: International Women’s wear Retailer

Job Detail

  • Career Level Officer
  • Experience 3 Years

Job Description

As a Junior Planner for relevant categories , you will:·       involved in the planning of product for the international retailers in the northern hemisphere

·       Builds category assortment plans using history & trend information and signs off range plan construction with planning manager

·       Uses Rate of sale and size analysis to define best option buy quantity

·       Suggests action on KPI’s to meet category plan & reforecasts results

·       Suggest future strategies at category / buy structure level to drive future performance

·       Monitor and reforecast KPI’s to meet category plan

·       Replenishment; setting product, monitoring and management of replenishment model

·       Reviews category OTB to maximise opportunities & minimise risks

·       Reviews category marketing plan to support weekly sales plan

·       Highlights in week trading to team & reviews opportunity at category level

·       Action & review markdown spend request against category plan/forecast and ensure action taken maximises opportunity & minimise risk and maintain an optimum mix of regular price and markdown stock

·       Update and maintain optimal size curves and order and pack quantities

·       Conducts store visits to review and discuss stock levels and performance

·       Owns category production plans by supplier – highlighting shifts/flexibility needs at category level

·      Devise strategies to optimise best and improve worst performing stores.


About You
A successful Junior Planner will have:·       Minimum1-3 years in an allocation or planning role, ideally within a retail/apparel

·       Relevant qualifications or accreditations preferred

·       Experience with a planning system preferred

·       Proficient in Microsoft Officer Suite

·       Strong initiative and deals with problems and issues as they arise

·       Innovative and continuously looks for way to improve work processes

·       Is investigative and proactive

·       Excellent time management skills and ability to manage a variety of tasks to deliver within deadlines

·       Strong administrative skills and strong attention to detail

·       Strong numerical skills and is analytical

·       Strong problem solving skills

·       Strong communication skills with the ability to liaise with key stakeholders across a variety of functions

·       Is interpersonal and able to influence and come to a result

·       Customer focused – Considering internal & external customers’ needs when setting priorities

·       Is a team player, is flexible and can adapt to change when required, as well as working collaboratively within the group when workload increases.






Required skills