Job Title : Manager-Retail Planning

Location: Corporate office,Mumbai

JOB PURPOSE :

  • Retail planner advises retail stores on all aspects of strategy, planning and development to maximize sales
  • Retail planners use sales information to forecast the best products to sell and next possible trends
  • He/she works towards converting inventory to sales in the least possible time

RESPONSIBILITIES :

  • Create business strategy product and pricing strategy in conjunction with business head
  • Work on Buy plan/OTB plans based on business projections
  • Analyzes actual sales to plan, to monitor progress of product line across stores and establish current and future trends
  • Assign base stock, category-wise for each store, based on past trends and ensure each category is adequately represented at each store at all times
  • Analyze market and delivery systems to assess present and future material availability
  • Liaise with the buyer, store teams and logistics to ensure products are on the move to meet the sales targets
  • Generate and analyze inventory and sales reports
  • 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

EXPERIENCE :

  • Minimum 7-10 years of experience of handling multiple store in fashion\premium\luxury segment
  • Analyze market and delivery systems to assess present and future material availability
  • Ability to mobilize inventory to sales across stores
  • Liaise with the buyer, store teams and logistics to ensure products are on the move to meet the sales targets
  • Prepare reports regarding market conditions and merchandise costs
  • Demonstrate strong business understanding with flair for fashion retailing
  • Ability to communicate effectively and influence buying decisions

PEOPLE I WORK WITH :

  • Buyer/Merchandiser
  • Retail Ops Manager
  • Business Manager
  • Business Head
  • Store Managers/FCs
  • Logistics team
  • Finance team
  • Training team
  • Cartesian
  • CRM

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