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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
1
Start Date
ASAP

Application dates

Applications Close
31 May 2021

Minimum requirements

Minimum Prior Qualification
Bachelor
Accepting International Applications
No
Qualifications Accepted
B
Business Administration & Management
Economics

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.

Responsibilities:

  • 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