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Primer Group of Companies

  • #11 in Retail, sales and consumer goods
  • 1,000 - 50,000 employees

Senior Merchandising Supervisor

Malate, Manila; 2-3x work onsite, rest of the week work from home
Apply for a Senior Merchandising Supervisor and work with the world's most recognized Lifestyle Brands.

Opportunity details

Opportunity Type
Graduate Job
Number of Vacancies
Start Date

Application dates

Applications Close
31 May 2021

Minimum requirements

Minimum Prior Qualification
Accepting International Applications
Qualifications Accepted
Business Administration & Management

The Senior Merchandising Supervisor - Merchandise Category & Planning is responsible for planning solutions and business analytics that will drive category performance and growth. He/ she is proactive and strategic in influencing SBU merchandising in Pre-buy Planning, Inventory Management, and Channel Management. He/ she provides actionable reporting and insightful commercial analysis focused on growing category business, driving gross profit and capturing customer demand.


  • Category Analysis and Strategies
  • Establish trends, seasonal impacts, cannibalization and areas for growth unique to the category's business
  • Produces insightful analysis for the team and wider business to help dictate strategy going forward
  • Works with Corporate planning in cascading category-specific trend reports, and market and customer insights.
  • Establishes best case practices for a category with a focus on validating cost to fill and improving buying assumptions.

Pre Buy Planning:

  • Compile and review post-season analysis of all brands under an assigned category to understand changing nature of the business and commercial environment. Based on the post-evaluation, he/she ensures that category growth potentials and missed opportunities are considered in the Buy plan.
  • Reviews and approves OTB considering the current trading position and future business goals for category and brands within it
  • Formulates category-specific Pre Buy Guidelines to drive buying assumptions of SBU Merchandising.

Monitoring and Control:

  • Monitor OTB and purchases for your category, assessing and recommending improvements to product mix to maximize sales, gross margin and inventory turn
  • Monitor and establish patterns in pricing performance, margins and effect of promotions and discounts for category
  • Monitor channel performance for the category and recommend appropriate actions to grow category or brand
  • Validate and vet store tiering for category

Minimum Requirements/Qualifications:

  • Bachelors Degree in Business, Economics, Math, Engineering or any related course
  • At least 5 years experience in Demand Planning or Merchandising. Experience in Multi-brand Retail is an advantage
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel, experience in Demand Planning / Inventory Management systems is an advantage