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Merchandise Planner - Portugal

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Do you dare to fail and never stop learning? At GANT we are passionate and curious in everything we do. Through our performance and solution driven mindset, we have the opportunity to make a difference. We are brand and business oriented with a strong believe in that you should Never Stop Learning.


About the team

GANT Portugal is moving into a highly expansive phase and we are looking for someone that wants to play a crucial part of this exciting journey. You will be the Merchandise Planner for Portugal, based at our Lisbon Office and you will report to Head of Buying and Merchandising for GANT Iberia based in London.


Area of responsibilities

Planning

  • Review analysis of sales trends and performance and incorporate into merchandise and range planning activities
  • Develop and manage department merchandise plans and financial parameters to meet agreed budget objectives, delivery phasing and category strategy
  • Work with Head of Buying and Merchandising to agree appropriate range width and depth to meet department strategy and develop range plans
  • Support within selection process with knowledge of product performance to deliver a commercial range
  • Oversee order processing to ensure agreed deadlines are met

 

Trading

  • Conduct monthly sales, stock and gross profit forecasting reviews on future seasons with Buyer
  • Undertake regular store visits to ensure current performance is in-line with strategy
  • Weekly review of sales performance at line level; identifying areas of opportunity and risk with proposed actions
  • Identify and propose and implement promotional and clearance markdown activity to deliver planned key KPIs, including store stock build planning and impact on profitability
  • Support in end-to-end management of terminal stock through retail, wholesale, outlets
  • Monitor stock levels for new store openings, highlighting potential issues to Head of Buying and Merchandising

  

Your Skills

  • Relevant educational background
  • 4-5 years of experience from similar work
  • Deep knowledge of product - range - assortment and merchandising dynamics
  • Used to a high paced working environment meeting different deadline
  • Preferably if you have experience from an international organization driven by the commercial aspect
  • Great analytic skills with a commercial mind-set
  • Excellent skills in English and Portuguese, both spoken and written
  • We see that you are a structured, determined, result driven and a responsible person 

 

Missing some of the skills?

Do you not see yourself in all skills listed, but still feel a passion for the role? We believe in people who are interested in flipping the ladder. Please let us know why you would still be a good fit and what transferable skills would be applicable to this role from your past experience.

Apply with your CV and a cover letter by 2019/11/14 We review applications on a rolling basis and the position may be filled before the set end date. Until then, get to know us by following LifeAtGANT

 

Or, know someone who would be a perfect fit? Let them know!

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We are passionate and curious in everything we do. Through our performance and solution driven mindset, we have the opportunity to make a difference. We are brand and business oriented with a strong believe in that you should Never Stop Learning.  

 

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