Category Merchandise Planner Spain. 6-month Contract Madrid
Bi-lingual Spanish and English
Due to Covid this role is Home Based or can be based in Madrid Spain.
Our client is an awarding winning retailer with an extensive store portfolio and a loyal customer base. The business continues to grow and return enviable figures with customer-centric and employee values at its core.
As part of their continued growth, they are looking to strengthen their merchandise planning function and are looking to recruit a Category Merchandise Planner to support their growing Spanish Channel and their General Merchandise Category.
This role forms a critical link between the trading and buying teams, and the Spanish retail stores and supply chain. Your main objective will be to manage the profitability, ranging and stock management process.
Reporting into the Head of Merchandise Planning and working closely with the buyers.
Key responsibilities will include:
Management of the range and ensure stock availability
Provide clear, regular analysis to identify forecasts, trends, and opportunities across the category.
Provide option/depth analysis to drive sales and manage stock levels.
Review Weekly stock sales and intake (WSSI) for own categories and explore additional promotions as necessary
Management of Open to buy process
Work with supply chain to ensure stock allocations are entered efficiently.
Ideal candidates will have works as an Allocator, Merchandise Assistant or Assistant Merchandiser and will have:
Strong analytical and mathematical skills
Have strong commercial, relationship building and negotiation skills.
Worked in a head office retail.
The business operates, a non-hierarchical open culture where success is celebrated and rewarded.
Fluent in Spanish and English
Please apply with CV and cover note.
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