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Planner

Location: Florida
Experience: Experienced Professional (Non-Manager)
Industry: Consumer Products and Services / Retail & Wholesale

COMPANY OVERVIEW:

Are you ready to LOVE where you WORK and LOVE where you LIVE?

 

Bayside Search Group is currently working on multiple Expansion Merchandise Planner openings with a FUNDYNAMIC, and GROWING multi-channel retailer! We are looking for Merchandise Planners with 3-5+ years of experience working for a corporate retailer.

 

In addition to working in a dynamic environment this organization also offers:

  • Highly collaborative, team-oriented environment
  • Enjoy TRUE work/life balance – for over 100 years this company has valued its employees and their families
  • Great location! Not far from some of the country’s most beautiful beaches!
  • Booming local economy, vibrant food, culture, sports and art scene.
  • Debt-free organization, that is expanding and offering HUGE future growth opportunities 

 

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:

Develop plans by analyzing historical data and current trends while identifying risks and opportunities. Reconcile plans from a top down and bottom up perspective

  • Lead the analysis of historical data and current trends identifying business opportunities and implement appropriate action to maximize financial objectives
  • Organize and lead business review meetings
  • Manage the financial success of the area by driving the business to exceed sales, gross margin, gross margin return on investment and inventory turn goals
  • Provide pertinent feedback to the allocators and location planners to support the development of store volume tiers to optimally incorporate store performance into the assortment and allocation processes
  • Collaborate with the merchant team to develop and communicate a comprehensive pre-season strategy that aligns financial and product opportunities across multiple departments
  • Lead, mentor coach : manage day-to day activities of allocator analyst & location planners
  • Encourages others to seek opportunities for different and innovative approaches to addressing problems and opportunities; facilitates the implementation and acceptance of change within the organization

 

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

  • Four year College Degree and minimum of 3 years experience as a Retail Merchandise Planner
  • Experience in location planning and allocation a plus
  • Strong analytical and mathematical skills
  • Must possess excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong knowledge of merchandise planning principles, practices and procedures

WHAT THIS COMPANY OFFERS:

  • Competitive base salary and bonus potential
  • Relocation assistance
  • Great work-life balance
  • Onsite Fitness Center
  • Future growth opportunities within an expanding organization

 

 

Education: Bachelor’s Degree
Reference Id: 3768
Recruiter: Nancy Scofield
Recruiter Email: nancy@baysidesearchgroup.com
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