Team Leader Merchandise Planner (f/m/d)

Recruiter
Mytheresa
Location
Munich (Stadt), Bayern (DE)
Posted
08 Nov 2021
Closes
08 Dec 2021

Here at Mytheresa, technology meets luxury fashion in a space that celebrates both creativity and digital advancement. Centered in the heart of Europe, we are a dynamic international team, hailing from all corners of the globe. Working together we strive to exceed our customer’s expectations with a passion for innovation.

Every piece at Mytheresa has been hand-picked by our buying team to offer the finest edit in luxury fashion. Responsible for vendor communications, inventory management and achieving sales and gross margin targets, it’s so much more than just sitting front row.

To support our international team we are currently searching for a Team Leader Merchandise Planning (f/m/d) for our Womenswear team based in our head office in Munich.

 

  YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES: 

 

  • Lead and develop an international team of planners by setting individual targets and doing regular performance assessments, manage career development and succession planning

  • Set seasonal budget targets by category and work closely with the Finance and Buying teams at each stage of the planning process

  • Monitor weekly trade performance and intake: conduct weekly trade meetings, initiate and coordinate trading actions across all categories to push sales and reduce overstock, in close collaboration with Buying, Digital Merchandising as well as our brand partners

  • Manage markdown and promotional activities of current and old season to hit sales targets and optimize stock positions within the respect of margin targets

  • Drive optimizations of working tools and processes in order to improve efficiencies and support long term business growth

  • Work closely with the other Merchandise Planning teams, exchanging and implementing best practices as a standard, setting up trainings and documentation to ensure business continuity and people development

  • Close collaboration with management and other departments on strategic projects

 

YOUR QUALIFICATIONS: 

 

  • Academic degree in Business administration or equal education

  • Experience with managing and developing a team, in a fashion or e-commerce company

  • Minimum 5 years of experience in merchandise planning or buying

  • High sense of team spirit, empathy, open-mindedness and previous international experience

  • Strategic thinker, excellent analytical and numerical skills with attention for detail and a passion for numbers

  • Proactive, flexible, “Hands-on“ mentality with a problem solving attitude

  • Reliable, autonomous, strong organizational skills and ideally project management skills

  • Advanced level of Excel skills and experience with BI tools, programming skills are a plus

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Fluent in English, spoken and written

 

At Mytheresa, our people are our success. If you're a self-starter who enjoys an exciting challenge, apply now to be part of our journey and grow with us in a modern working environment.

We treat all applicants, employees, partners and customers equally, irrespective of their race and ethnic background or national origin, their religion or beliefs, their gender and sexual identity, their age, marital status and care responsibility, or any disability.

We are looking forward to your expressive application via our career site.

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