product and merchandising manager in gurgaon

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contact
randstad india
position type
temporary
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posted
location
gurgaon, haryana
function
Retail
position type
temporary
experience
6-10
reference number
57618
contact
randstad india

job description

product and merchandising manager in gurgaon

**Key Responsibilities ****Planning & Merchandising Management ****∙ Oversee whole Footwear/Apparel/Accessory business cycle from range build,sales forecasting, distribution, ordering, inventory management, sell-through monitoring. ∙ Develop Merchandising business plan/strategies ****∙ Align with global team on category/silo directions and key growth driversand adjust category mix to fit consumer and geographic needs in India. ****∙ Identify and communicate range gaps to OHQ on inline products as well aslocal product development (SMU) if necessary. ****∙ Ensure Range plan integration with footwear, apparel and equipment as wellas Marketing initiatives. ****∙ Forecast seasonal sales from LP01 to LP03 there after plan for MF inalignment with seasonal financial budgets for India. ****∙ Create and adjust product pricing as per global suggested SRP. ****∙ Create and submit monthly PO plan to OHQ product team for check andfeedback based on the inventory on hand/warehouse, partner orders andpotential sales. ****∙ Create and submit final monthly PO plan to AHQ operations team based onOHQ feedback and the inventory on hand/warehouse, partner orders andpotential sales. ****∙ Partner & collaborate with AHQ operations team to ensure monthly POfeedback are updated and adjusted while ensuring that monthly key focus itemsare not impacted as well adequate inventory is planned even after adjustingpush backs or push forwards to achieve monthly budgets. ****∙ Partner with AHQ operations team on monthly basis to plan & adjust theproduction capacity in each factory based on global production consolidation.****Buying ****∙ Ensure the correct OTB (Open to Buy) budget planning for each season/monthin alignment with the business partners so that the buying and allocationplans are being met against the sales forecast. ****∙ Review the OTB monthly with the Business Head to ensure all financialgoals are finalized and approved prior to submitting the monthly PO plan. ****∙ Lead key product meetings (GTM, Trade Show) and forecasting meetings toensure financial plans and assortments are created in conjunction with allretail channel's objectives. ∙ Build product range that meets market needsbased on competitive market intelligence, consumer profile, consumer insightand trends, product performance. ****Assortment Planning****∙ Review in partnership with Business Head all product buys for all channels(Retail/E Commerce/Market Place) to ensure proper assortment mix andappropriate SKUs across all categories. ****∙ Support the Assortment Planning process through clear and accurate reportson historical analysis. ****∙ Work in partnership with VM and Trade Marketing to implement and executethe monthly key focus items as per global launch dates. ****Allocation & Replenishment ****∙ Create and maintain long term flow plans on all key styles and never-outof stock SKUs so to ensure enough depth in product to carryover and meetsales needs monthly. ****∙ Maintain replenishment tool for all channels that will be done inefficient manner weekly/monthly. ****Analysis and Commercial Planning ****∙ Organize and lead monthly and quarterly Business Reviews. ****∙ Lead weekly analytics meetings on how styles are selling (ST%, GM%, salesetc.) ∙ Set target WOS/MOH on a category level and store level; provide targetS/T% by category. ∙ Oversee sizing analysis and execution for merchandise buysand store allocations, and ****ensuring proper historical analysis is done and utilized; sizing analysis tobe completed monthly by category and comp style. ****Stock flow & Inventory management ****∙ Create and maintain store inventory plans by category to ensure properbalance of categories while meeting at least minimum capacities by store andmeeting sales goals on a store level available. ****∙ Partner with AIN logistic team to manage inventory tracking from CEF toinward deliveries at warehouse, and stock levels each season. ****∙ Plan sales orders for partners based on the monthly inwards postconfirmation from logistics team. ****∙ Analyse monthly product and supply levels to anticipate inventory problemsrelated to excess or shortages. ****Store Openings ****∙ Forecasting unit and sales plans and inventory plans for each new store.****∙ Ensure all new stores have proper product assortments and meet initialstore set up capacities that include the actual capacity and estimatedfuture sales. ****Systems and Process ****∙ Oversee aspects of the merchandising processes so that process isfollowed, priorities are set, and all internal deadlines are met. ****KPI ****∙ Revenue and margin of Footwear/Apparel/Equipment categories. ****∙ SKUs efficiency, sell-through performance. ****∙ Inventory management: Stock turn, Forward Month Coverage (FMC). ****Experience / Skills Required ****Minimum of 6-7 years of experience in all facets of Retail Merchandising,Planning, Buying and Allocation ****Bachelor 's Degree or College Degree in a related field preferred ****Good computer skills: Microsoft Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint) ****Strong analytical and presentation/communication skills, fluent in English.****A team player who is also a leader with strong organizational skills.**

skills

"Retail sales", "Product managaement", "Stock management", "Inventory management", "Merchandise manager"

qualification

Any