GUCCI Watches & Jewellery Senior Merchandiser

Employer
Gucci
Location
Tokyo
Closing date
29 Mar 2024

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Job Details

The Merchandiser supports the Watches & Jewellery Merchandising Associate Director in the buying activities of the assigned category/s with the objective of tailoring the assortment store by store with a cli ent centric approach as well as support him/her in various in-season activities to drive Sell-Through results . Also, to support multiple retail initiatives by collaborating with cross-functional teams from preparation and perform activities during actual events.

Key accountabilities

Buying ( 25 %):

  • Implement and translate the WW buying strategy at regional level based on market's
  • S pecificities/priorities
  • Carefully evaluate and define the quantities to be bought by store in cooperation with the Merchandising Manager
  • Buy client centric with the objective of tailoring the assortment for each store
  • In season analysis and strategy proposal to optimize assortments by store
  • Rationalize and monitor stores' assortment


Analysis and feedback ( 40 %) :

  • Monitor category business to maximize business priorities/ opportunities
  • Collect qualitative comments on business performance to support Merchandising Manager in preparation of regular e-mails calls with Corporate Merchandising
  • Create competitor report and input local demand to WW partners
  • Analyse stock level, delivery status and merchandise allocation of assigned product categories in collaboration with Inventory Planning and identify growth opportunities
  • C ommunicate well with store and create chances for them to have special opportunities to sell novelty merchandise. Create decent assortment package for multiple store events.


Event support ( 20 %):

  • Prepare and l ead regional events from merchandising perspective
  • Conduct trainings to store to improve product knowledge.
  • Manage schedule from importing goods to exporting.
  • T rack orders and coordinate with stores


Store Visits ( 1 5%) :

  • Conduct regular store visits (Gucci & competitors) based on business needs
  • Help clarify assortments and product buying strategies to store teams
  • Work closely with VM and Retail, spend time in stores and closely monitor the clientele behaviour and the market specificities


Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in business administration, statistics, mathematics, engineering or related Supply Chain fields
  • At least up to 3 year s' merchandiser experience in Watch and Jewelry industry.
  • Experience in retail environment with hands-on knowledge of retail processes and procedures
  • Strong accuracy & precision for analytical abilities
  • Ex cellent level of office especially Excel ( create data from scratch ) and PowerPoint
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Collaborative skills ability to work cross-functionally in a team environment
  • Availability to travel
  • Luxury fashion house experience preferred but not required .
  • F lexible , ambitious, and willing to learn and develop
  • Business English (read and write)


Gucci is committed to building a diverse workforce. We believe diversity in all its forms - gender, age, disability, nationality, culture, religious beliefs and sexual orientation - enriches the workplace.  It opens up opportunities for people to express their talent, both individually and collectively and it helps foster our ability to adapt to a changing world.  As an Equal Opportunity Employer we welcome and consider applications from all qualified candidates, regardless of their background."  

Company

Influential, innovative and progressive, Gucci is reinventing a wholly modern approach to fashion. Under the new vision of creative director Alessandro Michele, the House has redefined luxury for the 21st century, further reinforcing its position as one of the world’s most desirable fashion houses. Eclectic, contemporary, romantic—Gucci products represent the pinnacle of Italian craftsmanship and are unsurpassed for their quality and attention to detail.

Gucci is part of the Kering Group, a world leader in apparel and accessories that owns a portfolio of powerful luxury, sport and lifestyle brands.

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