About Your Job:
The Planner is responsible for implementing strategies that meet and exceed sales, gross margin, GMROI and inventory goals for assigned business categories at QDF. The Planner is also responsible for the successful development, execution and communication of financial and inventory plans. The Merchandise Planning Manager will Optimise stock across QDF through implementing planning and forecasting tools, with focus on Top 200 sku’s. He will also work within QDF stock holding targets (57days cover) to ensure that appropriate stock is available to achieve demand and drive sales and with the Purchasing team to manage OTB.
The applicant should be Graduate/Masters in business /Marketing with 7 + Years experience in FMCG environment, duty free is an advantage. The ideal candidate must have proven experience with Luxury Fashion buying. The ability to manage stock on a day-to-day basis is essential. Strong analytical skills and understanding of statistical process control is also required. An excellent command of the English language is a must and the candidate should be able to lead and direct the work of the team.
This is an excellent opportunity to play an integral part in ensuring that the continued five star excellence that our customers have come to expect is operationally maintained.