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Merchandise Planning and Allocation Expert

International   •  CDI   •  Mise à jour le 27/01/16

Bullet points

  • Our partners is a leading Clothing Retail Company based in the Brussels area,
  • Strong communication skills

À propos de notre client

For one of our partners, a leading Clothing Retail Company based in the Brussels area, we are looking for a Merchandise Planning & Allocation expert. Key words: demand planning - supply chain - replenishment - forecast

Description du poste

The MPA expert will have the following responsibilities: 1. To be the planner and allocator in the buying team working with the UL (Unit Leader) and PM (Product Manager) on the delivery of planning, numerical analysis and interpretation. As an intermediate between the countries and the central functions, do the financial planning and merchandise allocation and follow-up (for a number of countries) in order to contribute to the timely delivery of the correct articles to the correct stores that can be sold in a profitable way 2. Planning: In line with the overall plans and taking into account the previous performances of the countries, establish and if necessary adjust the profit, turnover, stocks, markdown... in order to be able to determine the seasonal / yearly plan figures within the brand/business unit 3. Brand review: Provide all people involved with the necessary figures in order to be able to take the correct decisions 4. Buying Plan: provide the PMs with the quantities they have to buy for the different articles per country and by which date in order to a timely delivery of the correct merchandise to the countries 5. Merchandise allocation: Do the main input in the allocation tools, correct possible errors as indicated by the PC in order to have a clear overview and correct replenishment of stocks 6. Merchandise delivery : Check if the merchandise is delivered to the stores as planned and if the stocks are as planned in order to be able to call-off or stop the delivery of merchandise from the warehouse to the store or to decide to mark-down. 7. Mark-downs: In line with the mark-down policy and strategy, analyse the requests from RMPs to mark-down certain slow-moving articles and decide if mark-downs are possible within the planned value allowances in order to contribute to the profitability of the brand/business unit. 8. Targeting: Manage targeting within the team to have accurate OTB at all times. 9. OTB and Parameter management 10. Manage the OTB, parameters and selling prices for optimum team performance. 11. Intake management: Manage the timely intake of merchandise into the stores taking into account collection content, stock levels and existing merchandise

Profil recherché

The MPA expert has the following profile: · Master degree in Supply Chain, finance or general Business Administration · At least 5 years of professional experience in the retail industry on similar positions · Experience in the textile industry is a must · Figures oriented · Strong communication skills · Ability to set priorities in a fast moving environment · Fluent in English and other local languages are a plus (French, Dutch)

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