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Merchandiser Planning Manager

Job Title: Merchandiser Planning Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Saudi Arabia
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q95500
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email: STC.36677.4032@quest.aplitrak.com
Job Published: May 06, 2014 09:00

Job Description

A large and well established retail group in the Middle East has opened a highly challenging and exciting opportunity for an experienced Merchandise Planning Manager to join their growing team based in Saudi Arabia. Reporting to the Brand Director, you will be responsible for the following: * Communicate the sales, margin and stock forecasts to the Brand Director * Develop a comprehensive merchandise plan and strategy for each category as based on the brands global plan * Forecast the Open to Buy by category and product group * Monitory category and product group trends within the buying department at a global level * Oversee the launch plans of new products * Liaise with key departments to drive the brands success in terms of category and product merchandising * Lead and motivate the merchandise planning team and ensure that each team members potential is maximised The successful candidate will have the following qualifications: * At least 5 years experience within a similar merchandise planning management role * Excellent IT and analytical skills * Strong communication and leadership skills * Highly strategic and results-driven This is an excellent role which offers a rewarding salary package to the candidate who will thrive on these challenges. Send your CV through to us today if you think you have the skills and experience we are looking for. 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.