Merchandising Manager

Recruiter
Burberry
Location
Shanghai, China
Posted
12 Jul 2022
Closes
31 Oct 2022
Ref
153341-en_GB
Function
Marketing
Level
Manager
INTRODUCTION

At Burberry, we believe creativity opens spaces. Our purpose is to unlock the power of imagination to push boundaries and open new possibilities for our people, our customers and our communities. This is the core belief that has guided Burberry since it was founded in 1856 and is central to how we operate as a company today.

We aim to provide an environment for creative minds from different backgrounds to thrive, bringing a wide range of skills and experiences to everything we do. As a purposeful, values-driven brand, we are committed to being a force for good in the world as well, creating the next generation of sustainable luxury for customers, driving industry change and championing our communities.

JOB PURPOSE

To deliver the business plan in line with the Company strategy for the Product range, utilising the support and strength within the Merchandising team, coaching and leading the team to success.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Own and drive Critical Path for their business area to drive Product range development and implementation of Global Brand buy.
  • Partner effectively with cross functional team ( Design, Product Development, Planning, Global Sourcing, Visual Merchandising, Marketing, Digital ), influencing on key decisions to deliver the strategic direction for the category and to protect the brand
  • Lead and manage a merchandising team (inspire, motivate, coach, nurture and develop)
  • Develop and present the range plan including pricing, COO and competition strategy with the support of the Merchandiser/Merchandising assistant(s) and validate with Director of Merchandising .
  • Present Brand buy to Regional teams for Market Opening.
  • Partner with Service and Productivity to develop strong product knowledge training for the category.
  • Create effective working relationships with Regional Merchandising team to gain product feedback and market research.
  • Analyse weekly /monthly sales reports and propose appropriate action to take.
  • Own retail pricing positioning in line with margin targets and competition strategy.
  • Responsible for developing and monitoring range plan in line with development targets.
  • Own commercial samples ordering process and budget.


PERSONAL PROFILE

  • Strong merchandising experience and retail mindset.
  • Passion for product/fashion trends.
  • Demonstrates high commercial instinct.
  • Strong analytical and retail maths skills.
  • Strong leadership and people management skills.


FOOTER

Burberry is an Equal Opportunities Employer and as such, treats all applications equally and recruits purely on the basis of skills and experience.

Posting Notes: China Mainland || Not Applicable || Shanghai || REGIONAL MERCHANDISING || NO DEPARTMENT - FIS9009 || n/a ||

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