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Head of Planning

Job Title: Head of Planning
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Dubai, Dubai
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q101923
Contact Name: Quest Search & Selection
Contact Email:
Job Published: December 14, 2016 15:00

Job Description

A leading retail business is currently recruiting for a passionate and talented Head of Planning to join their dynamic team based in Dubai.

As the Head of Planning, you will be responsible for:

  • Manage the Merchandise Planning team
  • Monitor all pre-season purchases and assure that merchandise commitments are within the company's standards
  • Establish and develop relationships with key suppliers and internal stakeholders
  • Review sales forecasts based on performance
  • Produce accurate reports and analysis on the performance of the assigned category
  • Ensure that all buying and merchandise planning are executed according to the brand standards and guidelines
  • Lead and motivate the members of the planning team
  • Review and drive the improvement of current planning strategy

The successful candidate will have the following qualifications:

  • Degree or MBA level education or equivalent
  • Solid knowledge of Merchandise Planning best business practices
  • Minimum of 8 years related experience and at least 4 years in a management role
  • Substantial international experience

This is an exciting opportunity with a guaranteed competitive package that awaits the successful candidate. Take this once in a lifetime chance to further develop your skills and talents and thrive in a new and exciting workplace. If you think that you are a fit for this position, please send us your 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.