Assistant Merchandise Planner
Bonds
  • locationMelbourne, VIC
  • salaryNot disclosed
  • full-time 23 January 2021
  • locationMelbourne, VIC
  • salaryNot disclosed
  • full-time
Job Description

Rare opportunity in Bonds Kids and Baby Merchandise Planning team
Large Retailer of the Year 2019 Winners!
Join the market leaders in retail and build a brilliant career with us - love coming to work every day … we do!
Assistant Merchandise Planner BONDS Kids and Baby | 12 month FTC| Kew, Melbourne

We are recruiting for an all-round awesome Assistant Merchandise Planner (AMP) to join our growing Bonds Kids and Baby team. As AMP you play a pivotal support role to the Planner in the maximising of sales through effective planning, quantification, analysis and proactive management of financials, Open to Buy and stock allocation.

Planning across a growing category means you need to be a strong and confident stakeholder manager who is able to network, engage with and foster relationships across the business. You are highly numerate and analytical and love working in tandem with the Buying team to efficiently and effectively trade your business.

What does my week look like?

Analysis of department, class, sub-class and product performance to identify trends, and what action needs to be taken
Basic's forecasting
Management of stock holdings to minimise inefficient stock
Develop exit strategies for slow moving lines
Manage over and under deliveries across the different channels
Ensure store and online performance is maximised through accurate stock levels and regular stock deliveries
Raising and managing seasonal retail orders
Post-seasonal review and performance analysis
Advise buyer on basics range rationalisation through forecasting and analysis
What experience do I have?

We are looking for someone who wants a career in Planning. This is a fantastic step for an experienced Allocator who is ready and willing to take the next leap, or a Junior Planner looking for a development opportunity. You must have had a minimum of two years in either role to be considered.

In addition we are looking out for the following skills and background:

Tertiary qualifications in business / marketing / retail
Specific experience in a high SKU department is highly desirable
Analytical capability – this role requires you to be able to support the Planner and adjacent teams with reporting and detailed analysis
Excel is your friend best friend! You must be comfortable navigating Excel and using it to manipulate data
You are passionate about our brand and products: Retail is what you love and where you want to be
What's in it for me?

Work for an amazing brand that's an Aussie household name… work with inspiring cross-functional teams and stakeholders… join a business with an unrivalled culture… what's not in it for you?!
Genuine commitment to global sustainability https://hbisustains.com/
Huge staff discounts across all the amazing brands in the Hanes portfolio … we're talking huge savings on Bonds, Champion, Sheridan, Bras N Things, Berlei, Jockey – and more!
Sample sales and extended family & friends discounts
Wellness Programs – regular free skin checks, flu shots, remedial massages, Employee Assistance Program, fresh fruit delivered on-site
Access to awesome perks, including corporate discounts, novated car leasing, Employee Assistance Program, Parental Leave Program
Monthly business updates from our CEO and Senior Leadership Team, with regular presentations from our community partners
“Summer Fun” – take advantage of a half-day leave every fortnight, in addition to your leave allowance, during the summer months and make the most of the sun!
Company-wide “Golden Yarn” Reward & Recognition Program
COVID safe, flexible and relaxed office environment with sit-stand desks and a strictly casual dress-code!
“Lunch & Learn” sessions, with topics including financial management and health & wellness
Established and committed LEAN organization offering on-going training to all employees
Cultivating a diverse and inclusive workplace …

Here at Hanes Brands Australasia, we are focused on cultivating a workplace that is diverse, inclusive and vibrant. In fact, we know our both workplace culture and business are only strengthened by our differences. We encourage our employees to bring their true selves to work and support them to reach their full potential both personally and professionally. Therefore, we warmly welcome people of all genders, races, ages and abilities or any other backgrounds or differences to apply to work with us.

Creating the fabric of a better life for people and the planet:

As a COVID 19 safe environment we are currently all working from home in Melbourne but in these unusual times we are loving staying connected with each other via MS Teams and looking forward to when we can see our colleagues in real life!

Express your interest by selecting APPLY NOW and upload your CV.

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Assistant Merchandise Planner

  • Job Details:
    Not disclosed AUD
    Melbourne, VIC, Full time
  • Key Dates:
    23 January 2021
    Last 10 days to apply
  • Industry:
    Retail
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Job Description

Rare opportunity in Bonds Kids and Baby Merchandise Planning team
Large Retailer of the Year 2019 Winners!
Join the market leaders in retail and build a brilliant career with us - love coming to work every day … we do!
Assistant Merchandise Planner BONDS Kids and Baby | 12 month FTC| Kew, Melbourne

We are recruiting for an all-round awesome Assistant Merchandise Planner (AMP) to join our growing Bonds Kids and Baby team. As AMP you play a pivotal support role to the Planner in the maximising of sales through effective planning, quantification, analysis and proactive management of financials, Open to Buy and stock allocation.

Planning across a growing category means you need to be a strong and confident stakeholder manager who is able to network, engage with and foster relationships across the business. You are highly numerate and analytical and love working in tandem with the Buying team to efficiently and effectively trade your business.

What does my week look like?

Analysis of department, class, sub-class and product performance to identify trends, and what action needs to be taken
Basic's forecasting
Management of stock holdings to minimise inefficient stock
Develop exit strategies for slow moving lines
Manage over and under deliveries across the different channels
Ensure store and online performance is maximised through accurate stock levels and regular stock deliveries
Raising and managing seasonal retail orders
Post-seasonal review and performance analysis
Advise buyer on basics range rationalisation through forecasting and analysis
What experience do I have?

We are looking for someone who wants a career in Planning. This is a fantastic step for an experienced Allocator who is ready and willing to take the next leap, or a Junior Planner looking for a development opportunity. You must have had a minimum of two years in either role to be considered.

In addition we are looking out for the following skills and background:

Tertiary qualifications in business / marketing / retail
Specific experience in a high SKU department is highly desirable
Analytical capability – this role requires you to be able to support the Planner and adjacent teams with reporting and detailed analysis
Excel is your friend best friend! You must be comfortable navigating Excel and using it to manipulate data
You are passionate about our brand and products: Retail is what you love and where you want to be
What's in it for me?

Work for an amazing brand that's an Aussie household name… work with inspiring cross-functional teams and stakeholders… join a business with an unrivalled culture… what's not in it for you?!
Genuine commitment to global sustainability https://hbisustains.com/
Huge staff discounts across all the amazing brands in the Hanes portfolio … we're talking huge savings on Bonds, Champion, Sheridan, Bras N Things, Berlei, Jockey – and more!
Sample sales and extended family & friends discounts
Wellness Programs – regular free skin checks, flu shots, remedial massages, Employee Assistance Program, fresh fruit delivered on-site
Access to awesome perks, including corporate discounts, novated car leasing, Employee Assistance Program, Parental Leave Program
Monthly business updates from our CEO and Senior Leadership Team, with regular presentations from our community partners
“Summer Fun” – take advantage of a half-day leave every fortnight, in addition to your leave allowance, during the summer months and make the most of the sun!
Company-wide “Golden Yarn” Reward & Recognition Program
COVID safe, flexible and relaxed office environment with sit-stand desks and a strictly casual dress-code!
“Lunch & Learn” sessions, with topics including financial management and health & wellness
Established and committed LEAN organization offering on-going training to all employees
Cultivating a diverse and inclusive workplace …

Here at Hanes Brands Australasia, we are focused on cultivating a workplace that is diverse, inclusive and vibrant. In fact, we know our both workplace culture and business are only strengthened by our differences. We encourage our employees to bring their true selves to work and support them to reach their full potential both personally and professionally. Therefore, we warmly welcome people of all genders, races, ages and abilities or any other backgrounds or differences to apply to work with us.

Creating the fabric of a better life for people and the planet:

As a COVID 19 safe environment we are currently all working from home in Melbourne but in these unusual times we are loving staying connected with each other via MS Teams and looking forward to when we can see our colleagues in real life!

Express your interest by selecting APPLY NOW and upload your CV.


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