Merchandise and Supply Planning Executive

Job description

Job Description:

The new role of Merchandise & Supply Planning Executive has been created to support the Head of Merchandise & Supply Planning.  This is a centralised role which will include managing global capacity plans, critical path management and building strong cross functional relationships with logistics & supply base in order to support delivery of supply chain efficiencies.


What you’ll be responsible for:

  • Manage assortment plans & WSSI to assist with forecasted sales, intake, optimum stock levels and support delivery of exit strategy.
  • Management of global capacity plan and fabric plans to increase availability, reduce lead times and freight costs.
  • Global critical path management to drive consistency, visibility & improved communication.
  • Reporting on weekly and to date performance covering key KPI's including sell thru, cover & web metrics
  • Take ownership of delivery schedule, managing commitment to maximise availability
  • Responsible for re-ordering product based on trade, marketing plans and lead time.
  • Build and maintain strong cross functional relationships with Marketing, E commerce, CS/CX, Logistics, Supply base & external partners
  • Website optimisation using product positioning to improve conversion rates using high availability, well-stocked product.  
  • Support the management of the central database to track supplier performance and scorecards covering critical path management, delivery accuracy, lead times and price fluctuation.

 

Requirements

What you will need to succeed:

  • Experience in a retail head office merchandising environment.
  • A degree or equivalent preferable but not essential
  • Advanced Microsoft skills with proficiency in Excel
  • Proven track record of working cross functionally & not afraid to challenge
  • Strong organisational skills with the ability to prioritise
  • Strong numerical, analytical skills & confident working with large volumes of data across various platforms with the ability to collate & present findings complete with actions.

About you:

You are driven with a desire to reshape your skill set by working with agility in a growing fast fashion pure play business. You are ready to learn and develop, passionate about delivery of results & continuous improvement.

You will relish the opportunity to play a pivotal role within a growing team who will lead the way by creating new ways of working for Oh Polly. You are able to demonstrate flexibility, enthusiasm & initiative with a strong desire to succeed. You are able to influence & demonstrate commercial understanding

 

If this sounds like you along with a passion for numbers, analysis and capable of working in a fast paced changing environment then this role could be the perfect opportunity for you.  We are looking for candidates who have solid merchandising experience but looking for a new opportunity outside of the traditional merchandising role in readiness for the future of digital retailing.