Merchandise Planner

Brand Story

This noted Australian fashion and lifestyle brand was founded in appreciation of considered design and refined simplicity. Its precise, restrained visual identity and minimalist approach to design has made its pieces wardrobe staples..

Role Overview

UMENCO is recruiting a strategic Merchandise Planner to join an Australian fashion brand that is grounded in an appreciation of considered design and refined simplicity. 

This role will be responsible for implementing systems and procedures to streamline product forecasting and inventory management; implementing critical path process for new products; implementing category and product budgets; conducting product research and design, and acting as the primary point of contact for the offshore manufacturing team to maintain a perpetual line of communication about product design updates.

The Merchandise Planner will also be accountable to create the range plan, and review and analyse product margin and product performance.

The talent we seek will also manage the supply chain across the product range; managing the internal flow of product related communication; develop and manage the product training program and compile quarterly product reports.

The Merchandise Planner will hold a strong commercial compass, with the ability to transfer commercial opportunities into the design and development process, and will possess a drive for outstanding results.

Our ideal talent will will come with proven experience in a similar role, working in product management, merchandising and product development, and will have exceptional interpersonal and communication abilities.

Additionally, they will demonstrate exceptional organisational and forward planning skillsable to ensure a well-organised workflow and a seamless adherence to deadlines.


Sydney, Australia


To confidentially explore this opportunity, please reach out to Angela and the UMENCO team at