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Merchandise Planning Director

Job Title: Merchandise Planning Director
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Dubai
Industry:
Salary: bonus
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q102055
Contact Name: Quest Search & Selection
Contact Email: Renu.Dalani@questsearch.ae
Job Published: January 11, 2017 08:26

Job Description

Our client is an International Retail Brand and they are looking for a Merchandise Planning Director to join their dynamic team based in UAE.

As the Merchandise Planning Director, you will be responsible for:

  • Being the marketplace expert and define clear merchandising objectives. Accountable for executing the global vision of retail experience
  • Developing, managing and operationalising short- and long-term marketplace strategies crucial to success. Developing business plans, budgets, performance targets and policies
  • Driving segmentation strategies within the channel to differentiate retail
  • Optimising product plans across categories, review overall product plans in all dimensions in order to maximise brand impact, business and effectiveness of overall results
  • Knowing the competition through the lens of the marketplace (flow of launches, pricing strategies, exclusivity, etc.)
  • Ensuring overall merchandising results that establish seasonal product offerings that spread products and concepts over price-points to provide for best brand and fiscal results.
  • Establishing strategic plans to sustain streams of business relative to key concepts and franchise models.
  • Coaching staff, ensuring opportunities for staff development and overseeing decisions on hiring, disciplinary actions, performance management and recognition/rewards

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.