Merchandise Planning Manager

Brand Story

This brand has been a leader in the Australian fashion landscape for close to two decades, with a world that now spans women’s ready-to-wear, an off duty diffusion line, denim, shoes, accessories and lifestyle products. It creates pieces that are luxurious, fashion forward and a true investment.

Role Overview

We are recruiting with the opportunity to join one of Australia’s leading womenswear labels as a Merchandise Planning Manager.

In this role, the Merchandise Planning Manager will manage all aspects of product planning. They will do so aligned to the business’ merchandise strategy, with the ultimate objective of maximising sales and gross profit.

They will be accountable to prepare and manage the brand’s retail sales budget, stock levels, OTB, and gross profit, and will analyse brand and category performance against budget and re-forecast on a monthly basis to ensure consistent alignment with target KPIs.

Their primary daily responsibilities include overseeing the processing of inventory within stores and maximising opportunities that help deliver on key sales targets and other financial KPIs.

Alongside this, the Merchandise Planning Manager will oversee team workflow, cultivating an environment that rewards and recognises individual and team performance, and assisting with the training where necessary.

The talent we seek will demonstrate their innate ability to efficiently and accurately keep records and to investigate and interpret financial data and information.

They will present with high levels of mathematical reasoning, able to accurately select and utilise a variety of mathematical and/or statistical techniques to formulate conclusions or solve practical problems.

Alongside this, they will have the proven ability to plan, organise and prioritise work, with a proactive, results-driven mentality.

The successful Merchandise Planning Manager will be computer literate with advanced Excel proficiency and experience in ERP systems.


Sydney, Australia


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