Assistant Planner

Location
London Head Office
Posted
08 Aug 2022
Closes
08 Sep 2022
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Overview and purpose of role:

As an Assistant Planner at Christian Louboutin, you will be part of the EMEI Merchandising & Planning team and will have a various range of tasks. You will report to both:

  • The Senior Permanent Planner, in charge of Permanent Products Management for the whole EMEI region
  • The Merchandise Planner in charge of our 2 outlets, Product lifecycle management and Global EMEI stock overview

 

Key Responsibilities of role:

 

MERCHANDISING ANALYSIS

  • Support the Planners with weekly, monthly and ad hoc trade reporting and analysis
  • Update weekly newsletter and assist the Merchandise Planners during weekly calls with stores teams
  • Conduct ad’hoc analysis according to the evolution of the business

STOCK MANAGEMENT

  • Manage day-to-day stores requests
  • Carry out and send daily Permanent replenishment, assisting punctually with Fashion replenishment when needed
  • Conduct deep-dived analysis on Permanent and Outlet stocks: Model stocks efficiency, stocks evolution overview)
  • Assist the Permanent planner on monthly stock consolidations
  • Assist on the outlets WSSI management: monthly update, evolution of the tool with a continuous improvement mindset

MERCHANDISING

  • Assist the on Permanent products assortment for each new season according to Stores performances and the global merchandising strategy
  • Prepare new season launch for outlets: initial assortment definition and monthly drops segmentation

This list is non-exhaustive and could evolve depending on the team needs.

 

 

Skills and Requirements:

In order to deliver the main responsibilities of the role, you will need the following skills:

Technical Skills:

  • A degree in a business-oriented subject, with a first experience in planning or merchandising
  • Strong Excel and presentation skills
  • Analytical mindset
  • Proactive and able to work autonomously

Soft skills:

  • Adaptable and flexible. Must be comfortable with change and willing to adapt as required to the needs of the business.
  • Effective time management skills. Must be punctual and reliable, able to perform tasks within the required timeframes.
  • Passionate about the brand, with a strong sense of fashion.
  • Strong communication skills, able to clearly explain their findings and pose relevant questions.
  • Motivated and committed with a ‘can do’ positive attitude. Able to meet the demands with high energy levels.
  • Able to work effectively as part of a team and willing to perform varied tasks depending on the needs of the business. Proactive, dynamic and have a willingness to learn and develop.
  • Open-minded to diversity internally and externally – ready to work with different people and to serve different types of customers with respect and without bias.
  • Passionate about his/her own career development and self-awareness of areas of improvement.

 

How will success be measured?

You will have objectives and we expect you to be curious, to stick to company processes and culture and to achieve on time and efficiently your goals.

We expect you to anticipate and rise to any difficulty you could have before it starts to be a problem.

Your managers will be expected to provide you with ongoing appropriate feedback to support your improvement where necessary and appropriate as required.

 

Our business and our Values:

Christian Louboutin opened his first boutique in Paris in 1992. An artist and craftsman with a true passion for shoes, his designs are unique and instantly recognizable, thanks in part to their signature and now trademarked red lacquered soles. The collections for both men and women combine wit, glamour, elegance and technical proficiency like no other. 2014 welcomed the launched of Christian Louboutin Beaute with its first nail colour, Rouge Louboutin. The collection has continued to diversify since then with the launch of lip in 2015, fragrance in 2016 and more recently a wonderful eye collection in 2017. With an extensive range of collections, Christian Louboutin now counts more than 130 boutiques globally.

 

Our people are at the heart of our brand.

We celebrate individualism and allow the freedom to have autonomy and creativity within your role. Our colleagues have in common passion and dedication to our Brand, and its continued success.

 

We live by our values: We are down to earth – we stand with authenticity, integrity and respect. We have passion – we drive the business with agility and care and we are committed to excellence. We have happiness in all that we do – As a team player, we collaborate with positivity, open-mindedness and fun. We work with inspiration – we envision the future with confidence, creativity and freedom.

If the shoe fits, walk with us

 

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

The Maison Christian Louboutin is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to recruitment practices that do not discriminate against any job applicant because of their race, color, gender, age, nationality, culture(s), religion, sex, physical or mental disability, or age. We believe that a culture of diversity and individuality fosters our core values we listed above. So, if you also share this mindset and these values and you dream of coloring your soles red as part of the Louboutin adventure, please join us!

 

*Please note:

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