Senior Merchandise Planner - Men Textile Lifestyle

Recruiter
Zalando
Location
Berlin
Posted
09 Jul 2020
Closes
24 Jul 2020
Ref
2228590
Function
Buyer
As a Senior Merchandise Planner under the Men's cluster, you're part of a high performing and passionate team. You are driving the success of the category by leading your team and setting the department's strategy at a unit level.

WHERE YOUR EXPERTISE IS NEEDED
  • Passion about fashion and a market expert for trend focused brands with a European view of the key players
  • Leading a growing team, direct reports will be a Junior Merchandise Planner and an Assistant, you are passionate about people and their development. You will be also supporting the team lead with all overarching topics
  • Formulating and driving the department's strategy together with the Buying Team, overseeing departmental range planning, pre-season merchandise financial planning and in-season trading to maximize sales will be your main focus
  • Identifying opportunities and presenting them to the right influencers to drive sales will be your goal
  • Opportunity to interact with a wide set of stakeholders, by contributing to projects across B&M and the wider business


WHAT WE'RE LOOKING FOR
  • Experienced in working for a fast paced retailing business. Relevant experience at Senior or established merchandiser level. You have ideally worked within an Ecommerce retailer and with branded fashion product.
  • Proven track record in managing a team of Merchandisers and Assistants.
  • You remain motivated and structured in very dynamic and fast-paced environments, embrace change and you are always on the hunt for solutions.
  • Your excellent analytical skills put you on top of the class and you just love working with numbers. You are an expert in using Excel and the MS Office package.


PERKS AT WORK
  • A workplace run on trust, empowerment and feedback; positive, inspiring working atmosphere
  • Competitive salary, employee share shop, 40% Zalando shopping discount, discounts from external partners, centrally located offices, public transport discounts, municipality services, great IT equipment, flexible working times, additional holidays and volunteering time off, free beverages and fruits, diverse sports and health offerings
  • Mentoring and personal development opportunities and an international team of experts
  • Relocation assistance for internationals, PME family service and parent & child rooms* (*available in select locations)

We celebrate diversity and are committed to building teams that represent a variety of backgrounds, perspectives and skills. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit and business need.

ABOUT ZALANDO

Zalando is Europe's leading online platform for fashion, connecting customers, brands and partners across 17 markets. We drive digital solutions for fashion, logistics, advertising and research, bringing head-to-toe fashion to more than 23 million active customers through diverse skill-sets, interests and languages our teams choose to use

Our Category Management Team is passionate about fashion and lifestyle. We want customers to find the perfect fashion and lifestyle products for them, from shoes and clothing and accessories. Category Management's task is to put together an on-trend and profitable selection of products. We love discovering new brands and products for the Zalando shops, but finding the right trends is only one aspect, as we also need to keep track of our KPIs and processes. Constant exchange with other departments like logistics, content and photo production, the onsite team and marketing ensures that we act in line with the whole organisation. In the end, we are all working towards the same goal: to create an excellent experience for our customers at Zalando.

Please note that all applications must be completed using the online form - we do not accept applications via e-mail.

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