Job Description

We are currently looking for an experienced Merchandise Planner across apparel and/or general merchandise to join the Planning team within our Menswear division.

The role will be based at our Sydney Head Office reporting into the Head of Planning and will play a pivotal role in helping to grow the Planning function. You will be driven to succeed, have demonstrated business acumen and exceptional commercial results; excel in forecasting, interpreting market trends and executing strategic trading plans to exceed targets and deliver growth.

About the role:

  • Manage, coordinate and control Menswear stock nationally
  • Liaise and communicate with Suppliers on weekly basis for ongoing and seasonal orders
  • Work closely with your buyer and the broader team
  • Ensure purchases do not exceed budget, maintain the Open-to-Buy (OTB)
  • Ensure accurate and timely ordering and inventory information is maintained, monitored, reviewed and communicated
  • Forecast stock requirements to maximise revenue, margin and stock turn performance

Skills & Experience:

  • Solid experience as a Merchandise Planner in a retail environment
  • Experience in the apparel industry and a clear understanding of end to end supply chain would be advantageous
  • Experience with financials and advanced reporting skills essential
  • Advanced computer skills including MS Excel
  • Experience with Epicor, Maple Lake or Pronto would be an advantage
  • Excellent communication and rapport building skills
  • Be proactive with a high attention to detail
  • Excellent problem-solving ability and analytical skills

What you'll get in return:

  • Competitive salary package and development opportunities
  • Great benefits, including staff discounts
  • A values-led organisation with a great culture, work environment and work-life balance
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