Merchandise Planner – Global Brand

Central London
£38000 - £42000 per annum
07 Feb 2024
13 Feb 2024
Michelle Davies
Job Title
Project Manager
Industry Sector
Creative, Fashion, Retail
Contract Type
Full Time
Merchandise Planner – Global Brand
London + Hybrid working model (2-3 days in office)
38-42K DOE

We are delighted to be partnering with a well-established legacy, luxury brand in search of an experienced Merchandise Planner to join this prestigious team.

This is a fantastic opportunity for someone operating at Planner level to drive sales and profitability in this world-renowned business while also taking a leadership role amongst this large and dynamic team.  Bringing a background in core merchandising with roots stemming from Allocator you’ll continue your progression in an inclusive and supportive culture..

Based in London, with the flexibility of hybrid work (2-3 days in the office), you will be part of high-performing team and a well-established yet innovative business.

  • Developing and reviewing financial plans, factoring trend analysis, historical performance and cross-team input.
  • Oversee the WSSI
  • Regularly present financials to senior management
  • Provide buyers with appropriate OTB in line with company financial targets.
  • Regularly prepare financial plans for sign off.
  • Work closely with buyers in pre-season planning
  • Managing risks and opportunities related to trading department.
  • Forecast and regularly review sales projections and present to SMT regularly.
  • Monitor intake, OTB position & stock
  • Work closely with the Buying team and ensure changes are reflected in the WSSI.
  • Provide regular forecast update and data analysis as required
  • Deputise for senior manager as needed and take an active role in team management and development
  • 3 years+ experience in a planning role
  • Proven management or leadership skills and a passion for driving teams forward, coaching and assisting in team development
  • Strong presentation skills, capable of delivering financial information and business strategies to diverse audiences..
  • Excellent communication, problem solving and relationship building skills.
  • Bachelor's Degree.
  • Excellent MS skills including advanced Excel (pivot tables, v-look ups, h-lookups etc).
If you are a dynamic and results-oriented individual with a proven track record in merchandise planning, we invite you to apply for this exciting opportunity.

Impact is an inclusive agency committed to building diversity in the Media and Creative Industries. If there are any adjustments required, to enable a more accessible experience, please do not hesitate to let us know. Representing a diverse talent pool and creating a safe space for all our candidates to shine is at the heart of what we do.

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