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Planning Manager - Retail

Job Title: Planning Manager - Retail
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Australia
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q94587
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email: LSP.38484.4032@quest.aplitrak.com
Job Published: November 25, 2013 12:54

Job Description

An exciting opportunity has just opened for a dynamic and experienced Planning Manager to join a highly successful and well established retailer in Australia. As the Planning Manager, your main responsibilities will include: * Developing a customer demand plan that is based on current trend analysis and evaluation * Managing the quantitative allocation of inventory to meet sales targets * Analysing and evaluating the current KPIs and competitor activities to identify points for improvement and implement appropriate action * Leading and motivating a group of highly skilled planners To qualify for the Planning Manager position, the following are required: * At least 6 to 8 years of working within retail planning * Working knowledge of Merchandise theory and practices with an in-depth awareness of merchandise best practice, supply chain and retail business process * Trend forecasting experience * Strong understanding of the market and trends * Strong relationship management and influencing skills * Excellent project management skills * Outstanding communication skills, both written and oral Give your career a boost with this excellent opportunity that also comes with a rewarding package. If you think that you are qualified for this position, please send us a copy of your up to date CV. We request that candidates send their CV as a Microsoft Word document where possible. Quest Search and Selection is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.