Assistant Manager, Merchandising Planning, Asia Pacific

Recruiter
Calvin Klein
Location
Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Posted
07 Dec 2021
Closes
28 Jan 2022
Ref
R25074
Level
Manager
Hours
Full Time
POSITION SUMMARY:

Drive End-to-End Merchandising Planning process with key KPIs from pre-season range planning, product strategy, OTB alignment, order review, in-season performance tracking with actions.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES/ACCOUNTABILITIES OF THE JOB:

  • Drive, deliver and monitor annual budgeting and monthly forecasting process, analyze and reporting
  • Manage and standardize OTB planning process for consistency of measurement and comparison across countries
  • Consolidate and review merchandising financial plan from various countries into regional level, giving feedbacks
  • Liaise with Finance, Operations and Merchandising teams on performance analysis
  • Lead regular review meeting with respective countries to update market tread and business strategy
  • Prepare ad hoc management reports and business analysis to support business decision
  • Drive process improvements and system implementation projects for planning and reporting
Functional Competencies:
  • Better and in-depth understanding business demand planning to drive potential incremental sales
  • Create more detailed and analytical plan for informed business decision support
  • Support on optimize inventory level and healthier inventory turns to support the business growth

QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE:

  • Experience: a minimum of 5 years supply & inventory planning managerial experience in MNCs preferable in Retail industry
  • Education: Bachelor degree and/or an advance education in Supply Chain Management or related field,
Skills:

  • Strong analytical, problem solving and communication skills.
  • Detail oriented with excellent organizational skills and a self-motivation.
  • Knowledge of SAP & ERP systems - Demand & Supply Planning, Inventory management, Sales & Distribution & Purchasing.
  • Computer skills with database and spreadsheet programs.
  • Proven written and verbal communication skills in Mandarin Chinese and English.
  • Negotiating skills and ability to resolve conflict and multiple priorities.
  • Possess and utilize team concept, presentation skills, resolution skills and the ability to encourage others to develop and implement adequate solutions to business issue, be a great communicator.