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location

Miami, FL

salary

-

employment type

Direct Hire

category

Retail + Wholesale

division

Fourth Floor

Senior Planner

Summary
Develop seasonal department plans by class that meets the financial budget and merchandising gross margin objectives. Determine business trends due to store promotional calendar, zero out dates for seasonal merchandise and penetration of business. Ensure division's objectives of gross margin components are met.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Retail Budgeting: Develop seasonal budgets that meet the corporate sales and gross margin goals. Develop supporting seasonal strategic business plans. Develop seasonal merchandise gross margin components and objectives at department and merchandise class level. Lead the budget process team that includes merchants, planner, and store planner.
  • Retail Planning: Effective planning of inventory in conjunction with floor sets and sales promotion plans to drive maximum in-store sales and margin return. Work with store planners to determine inventory class needs by volume group and store profile. Determine proper sales and stock relationship between core and fashion classifications. Maximize inventory flow to improve turn and sell off percents.
  • Demand Forecasting: Identify sales opportunities and trends through effective strategic planning and execution to achieve financial goals. Re-project monthly sales and markdowns based on trends, receipt flow, and promotions. Monitor seasonal selling to ensure zero out compliance. Monitor weekly results to achieve sales and margin goals. Re-plan business weekly to identify and maximize opportunities. Determine reorder flow and timing need by volume group with store planner


Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • 3-5 years of experience in merchandising, planning, or distribution
  • Technical knowledge in PC based systems and application software including Microsoft Suite. Advanced Excel skills required including Vlookup and Pivot Tables
  • Strong analytical skills and attention to detail.
  • Must have strong time management skill and ability to handle multiple priorities
  • Experience in Wholesale/Retail/Omni Planning, preferred
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment

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