• Deputy Manager-Retail Planning (Superdry/Diesel)

Location Mumbai
Experience Range 6 - 10 Years
Open

Job Description
About Us
Established in the year 2007, Reliance Brands Limited is an investment arm of Reliance Industries that began with a mandate to launch and build international and domestic brand equity in India. Over 13 years of rich experience catering to the segments of luxury, bridge-to-luxury, high-premium and high-street lifestyle, RBL has built a great understanding of the psyche of the Indian Consumer. With corporate offices in Gurgaon, Mumbai & Bangalore, RBL now operates over 50 brands spread over 430 stores and 345 shop-in-shops across the country and also own the retail concept stores The Tank & The White Crow across the country. In May 2019, RBL marked its first international foray by acquiring the British toy retailer, Hamleys. Globally Hamleys has 201 doors across 17 countries. In May 2019, RBL marked its first international foray by acquiring the British toy retailer, Hamleys. Globally Hamleys has 201 doors across 17 countries. In the same year, RBL also unveiled its multi-brand outlet The White Crow that showcases a unique curation of over 44 premium brands.
Profile Brief

About Us:

Established in the year 2007, Reliance Brands Limited is an investment arm of Reliance Industries Limited in Premium to Luxury segment of Retail. RBL began operations with a mandate to launch and build international and domestic brands in the premium-to-luxury segment across apparel, footwear and lifestyle businesses. Its current portfolio comprises of all long-term partnerships such as Bally, Kate Spade, Emporio Armani, Canali, Coach, Brooks Brothers, Diesel, MUJI, Steve Madden, Superdry, Hunkemoller, Iconix etc. We have 60 International Brands & Omni-channel partnerships in the country with over 700+ point of sales with Head offices in Mumbai & Gurgaon.


Job Title: Manager /Deputy Manager – Retail Planning


Role: The Company’s merchandise mix and assortments are constantly evolving as merchants and planners focus on what customers want to buy and respond by providing best of the products on a wider variety of name brand merchandise. Incumbent is expected to drive & maximize Sales & Profitability in the business by providing effective Merchandise Strategies. Planning & In Season management of Assortment & Inventory by Stores/Region/Product Hierarchy to achieve or exceed Strategic Business Targets viz. Top-line, Sell-Thru, Gross Margin, etc. He/she must have a keen eye to detail and decisions driven by customer needs

Key Responsibilities:

  • Merchandising Strategy
  • To devise a buy plan after reviewing the product performance and inventory turn
  • To plan Option wise pricing in line with Annual Operating Plan
  • To assign base stock as per the Product Hierarchy & Store Location and manage the same to ensure each category is adequately represented at each store at all times
  • Order Management
  • To place seasonal buys in line with OTB
  • Co-ordinate product launch and shipments with HQ and RBL SCM team
  • Define launch plan at stores
  • To audit PO & ensure fulfilment
  • Gross Margin/P&L Management
  • Product pricing strategy to manage budgeted multiples
  • Optimizing Logistics cost
  • Discount budget management
  • Sell Through/Promotions Management
  • Generate and analyse inventory and sales reports to deduce relevant trends
  • Plan & communicate promotional activities to store team and in support to it, ensure adequate inventory
  • Best seller and slow mover management, planning stock rotation and restricting Opportunity Loss
  • Partner Management
  • Relationship management with all partners – Brand partners, SIS partners,      E-com partners and third party
  • Provide feedback on inventory health at various stores, circulate periodic reports like sell through, top sellers, slow movers, size set availability etc.
  • Build incentive plans for store teams – depending on prices, product and push strategy.
  • Product training
  • Product knowledge as per mystery shopping parameters.
  • Periodic product training to store teams

Desired Skills and Abilities:

  •    Demonstrate strong business understanding with flair for fashion retailing.
  •    Self-starter, exceptional communicator and good at interpersonal skills

Education & Experience Required:

  • PG in Retail Management/Fashion Management from a reputed business or fashion institute
  • Min. 5 years of experience in similar role for retail Planning & Merchandise allocation
  • Preferred Industries – Organized Fashion Retailers/Ecommerce companies


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