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MERCHANDISING AND GO-TO-MARKET

MANAGER RETAIL MERCHANDISING

Dubai, United Arab Emirates

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Your Mission

  • Create department targets and strategy proposals for Management to review and agree.
  • In coordination with Planner, plan Assortment plan to maximize profit, sales, space density and options flow whilst optimizing inventory and managing risk on-trend product. Compare option requirements and mix vs. field requests and VM information, feedback and quantify gaps to business.
  • In coordination with Planner, ensure that in-season and pre-season plans and targets are balanced to match space and support store budgeted plans (sales, margin, density, and inventory). Accountable for bottom-up and top-down pre- and in-season targets to fulfil budget targets e.g., back best sellers in appropriate depth and manage risk on-trend product.

Retail Buying

  • Build ranges across all O&O retail channels (FPS, E-Com, Outlets).
  • Use range building blocks of fashionability, revenue vs equity, colour, seasonality, and price to build a rounded collection that delivers budgeted sales exceeds consumer expectations and creates an impact on the Retail floor.
  • Support Brand initiatives and Marketing campaigns through the selection of key products into assortments in appropriate depth.
  • Work on selection ranking as input to forecast & final buy quantities based on qualitative and quantitative data.
  • Work closely with VM and Marketing to agree on floor zoning, display and support in-store. Ensure the assortment meets the VM space available per category with the flow to drive newness on the floor.
  • Accountable for all orders being placed and tracked in a timely, effective manner.
  • Build a strong relationship with the Area Merchandising Team to ensure that the Area range meets Retail’s requirements and to maximize sales and profit.
  • Present product ranges to executive management, field operations and store management teams, explaining buying strategy, trends and influences, consumer profile, ranking and product selling benefits behind the collection.
  • Support sell-in to PUMA partner store accounts and build strong relationships with the relevant buyers of such accounts to improve/ensure alignment of O&O and Partner store ranges across the Area.

Allocation/Reporting

  • Manage In-season stock investment to deliver planned targets for stores and for divisional/departmental areas of responsibility
  • Analyze the Bestsellers and Worst-sellers and give the suggestion to maximize the performance
  • Weekly recap – from store feedback information identify risks and opportunities for areas of responsibility and propose to business
  • Weekly reporting. Create weekly sales reports to be supplied throughout the retail business
  • Review, analyze and propose adjustments to allocation plans, based on current trends, store performance and feedback from the field team. Take into consideration Option plans and target stock levels. Create an action plan, agree with the Planner and implement
  • Review product performance daily/weekly to optimize inventory investment by store and drive sales
  • Act as a point of contact for stores, retail operations and head office
  • Identify and analyze store/product statistical trends and propose actions to be taken – agree with Planner
  • Compile and analyze store history, by region and store profiles to assist future planning
  • Allocate and build the stock for new store openings/refurbishments according to targets. Monitor new store performance and recommend actions
  • Create, maintain and update store/market profiles for initial allocation
  • Create and load history and activate product records for the new allocation system
  • Assist Planning in identifying and recommending markdowns. Prepare Option/style list with markdown price proposal then sign off with Planner and assist in implementing agreed markdowns with Stores
  • Recommend to Planning inter-store transfers or send-outs, manage the stock transfers from Full-Priced to Outlet DC`s

Retail Planning

  • Accountable for buy spend, OTB/buy level management, divisional inventory control and option count.
  • Responsible for transparency, visibility and communication of key data and analysis to the business for effective decision making.
  • Responsible for delivering strategy, strategy updates and proposals on key decisions to the business and responsible for gaining agreement with Senior Management.
  • Develop seasonal/quarterly strategy, reviewing and identifying lessons learnt from financial KPIs.
  • Reconcile assortment plan to financial plan for sign-off
  • Deliver target parameters and plan framework to direct range build. Range build with buying function
  • Create unit buying plans that support financial plans.
  • Reforecast weekly to manage inventory, intake, sales and profit, forecast and manage OTB/Buy level. Create an action plan to manage opportunities and risks, ensure implementation of actions.
  • Accountable for all orders being placed (including accurate size profiles, selling and cost prices and delivery dates). Lead markdown process with markdown budget and strategy and sign off proposal taking accountability for markdown budget spend.
  • Review and implement exit strategy recommended by Allocation.
  • Support sell-in to PUMA partner store accounts and build strong relationships with the relevant buyers of such accounts to improve/ensure alignment of O&O and Partner store ranges across the Area.

Your Talent

Qualification & Functional Competencies

  • Minimum of 3 years relevant experience in Retail Merchandising (planning and/or buying)
  • Assertive and confident attitude,  results-driven,  high-energy,  passionate, decisive, strong attention to detail
  • Ability to work under minimum supervision with a proactive approach
  • Ability to exercise independent judgment to make decisions, compile recommendations and determine priorities based on business and demands
  • Ability to effectively manage time and work against business deadlines
  • Fluency in the English language (speaking, reading, writing) at the business level
  • High level of organizational skills and detail-oriented
  • Strong excel skills

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