Friday , December 8 2023

Sephora Careers – Merchandise Planner

Website Sephora

Job Summary

Sephora currently has a vacancy for those looking to work as a Sephora Careers – Merchandise Planner for Full Time at their offices in Mississauga, ON, Canada. Applicants should be sure to read the job outline attentively if they intend to apply.

Job Title: Sephora Careers – Merchandise Planner
Company Name: Sephora
Job Location: Mississauga, ON, Canada
Job Type: Full Time
Job Category: Sephora
Job Link Expiry: 2023-12-30
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Job Details:

Job Description:

As the Merchandise Planner, you will be a financial partner to the Merchant to drive growth and manage the brand planning for pre-season and in-season timeframes to ensure in-stock targets are met.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Additional projects as required
  • Analyze and validate inventory needs for Animations and promos
  • Conduct Newness hindsight and key initiatives analysis on a season basis
  • Partnering with the Director, Merchants, and vendors to create pre-season Brand Budget Plans.
  • Own the monthly in season Open To Buy (OTB) forecast of sales and inventory needs within budgeted goals.
  • Consistent communication with vendors regarding sales performance, in stocks, and outstanding issues
  • Own newness/launch forecasts and buys to support all merchandising and promo strategies, partnering with Merchandising team &Vendors
  • Coaching and developing an Associate Planner
  • Partner with the US planners where necessary to ensure Canada brand management is in line with the US model
  • Validate productive assortment by analysis and recommendations of presentation, items to discontinue, and items to develop, within new productivity guidelines & Merchandising Team
  • Communicate weekly to the team on actions taken on top volume out of stocks.
  • Develop New Brand strategies, projected sales, inventory by sku needs, and order flow setups for launch timeframe
  • Partner and drive overall allocation strategy that supports inventory merchandise strategy for newness, animation and events/promos
  • Responsible for ordering within the budgetary constraints of the OTB.
  • Report on updated business trends and stock continuity weekly
  • Develop liquidation strategy on exit brands/collections that are not being RTV, with Merch Team, US Inv. Team & Stores
  • Partner with Distribution Analyst on Total Store Inventory need
  • Provide basic forecast to vendors for future monthly to gain target fill rate
  • Manage forecasts and orders at store level for Canada to achieve financial goals and objectives

Job Requirements:

  • You have a Bachelor’s degree or college diploma in business, retail management, or a related field – an MBA would be a huge bonus.
  • You love tackling problems and using your analytical skills to find solutions.
  • You have an entrepreneurial spirit, thrive in a fast-paced and dynamic environment, and relish in working collaboratively with cross-functional groups.
  • You’re technically savvy and are an Excel Guru.
  • You’re experienced in planning and/or buying with at least 4 years’ in the retail space
  • You’re curious, a go-getter, take ownership and responsibility for your work.
  • You’ve mastered the art of communication.

Job Details:

Company: Sephora

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Mississauga, ON, Canada

Application Deadline: N/A

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