Senior Merchandise Planning Manager HUGO (m/f/d)

Hugo Boss
Stuttgart, DE
15 Oct 2021
19 Feb 2022
HUGO BOSS is one of the leading premium fashion and lifestyle companies with around 13,800 employees worldwide. As diverse as we are at HUGO BOSS, we all share a common goal: to inspire people through our work. In this role, you will have the opportunity to be yourself and to contribute your ideas and your creativity - because, to create something extraordinary, we must explore new paths together. Join our team and discover how you can shape your own future at HUGO BOSS!

Senior Merchandise Planning Manager HUGO (m/f/d)
HUGO BOSS AG | Metzingen near Stuttgart | Germany | Full-time

We are looking for a highly motivated person to strengthen our HUGO Business Unit as soon as possible.

What you can expect:
  • Planning & steering of HUGO buy assortments, ensuring optimal stock efficiency, optimizing sell-thru focusing on the EMEA and NCSA markets
  • Strategic top down planning & steering of net sales expectations and assortment buy by channel, especially optimizing overall WHS sales target achievements
  • Ensuring strategy and 5-year-plan conformity of sales development by validating regional sales plans
  • Creating and agreeing overall business plans on key account level
  • Deliver strategic Business Unit direction regarding planning topics, aligning with key planning stakeholders (inside & outside Business Unit) with respect to all WHS KPI optimizing matters
  • Advanced Demand Forecasting: depth analysis, challenging key markets, providing tools and approaches for improvement, initiating change
  • Advanced inventory management: proactive identification and influence on inventory levels, strong and continuous exchange with related interfaces (e.g. strong interface with Global Outlet Planning)
  • Lead responsibility for HUGO planning and merchandising projects and enhancement of ongoing processes within the HUGO Business Unit
  • Direct Report into Global Merchandise Planning lead, flat hierarchies, agile & transparent decision taking

Your profile:
  • Successfully completed studies in Business Administration, Fashion/Textile Management or comparable
  • A minimum of 3-5 years of relevant professional experience
  • Excellent analytical and conceptual skills
  • Strong communication skills and international networking
  • Efficient time management and organizational skills, including the ability to prioritize work effectively
  • Ability to think and react in a fast-paced business
  • Solution and implementation focus
  • Team-orientation
  • Fluent written and spoken English
  • Proficient level user with MS Excel, Word, PowerPoint and SAP

Your benefits:
  • Made for Me: three days in Metzingen and two days working remotely. Our hybrid working model "Threedom of work" is as individual as your personal needs.
  • Today. Tomorrow. Always. Sustainability is one of our key values, and more than just a trend. We are committed to environmental, animal and climate protection, and human rights.
  • Does innovation drive you? Same for us! We have digitized most of our workflows and almost fully automated our logistics centres.
  • Exclusive discounts for shopping and arts: benefit from discounts for family and friends along with free entrance to more than 15 international art museums.
  • High-performing people need a healthy balance. Take advantage of the employee gym, the beach volleyball field or yoga classes on the rooftop terrace.
  • As a fashion company, we value good taste in everything - including food. Welcome to our own restaurant and cafĂ©, Times.