Merchandise Planning Manager

Category: Retail - Planning

Location: Christchurch

Work Type: Permanent / Full Time

  • Competitive salary & company benefits
  • Rare Auckland Opportunity
  • Very influential role that forms part of Senior Leadership team

This leading NZ retail business has recently embarked on a very prosperous journey  and are searching the country for their next Merchandise Planning Manager, they are in an exciting place where they are reviewing & setting the company strategy/vision & they want you to be a part of it!

The Role:

  • Strategic overview of full merchandise planning function
  • Develop companies merchandise strategy
  • Lead, inspire & develop a team of 11
  • Full company OTB Management
  • Identify and define problems, opportunities & innovation within the division & wider business
  • Achieving critical financial targets such as sales, stock turn and sell through
  • Work closely with the buyers not ‘for them’ – ability to push back & challenge when required 
About You:
  • A senior/experienced Planning Manager - must have strong apparel planning experience
  • Strong hands on leader - Drive a team to deliver results
  • Online/eCom knowledge an advantage
  • A problem solver & inquisitive
  • Take ownership & accountability
  • Works collaboratively
  • Experience presenting data to Executive Teams
  • Someone who will challenge the status quo
  • An ideal person – new ways to do things – smarter & faster
  • Results & sales driven
Along with the technical ability & the right leadership qualities, personality & drive is everything to this business. They are part of a bigger umbrella group so career progression and personal development is on offer.

If you want to get on board with a business in a senior role where you will be able to influence the company strategy,  culture & vision then don’t delay as roles like this do not come up often so APPLY NOW. OR for a confidential discussion please call Stuart 03 741 9606

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