GRANA is hiring a

Planner

Full-Time

Roles and Responsibilities

•Responsible for purchasing targets and reviews - and therefore joint responsibility with the buyer for sales, margin and stock levels
•Management of the Open-to-Buy to drive sales, stock turn, and gross margin
•Responsible for automated replenishment of timeless SKUs
•Building and generating weekly reporting to assess trends and TY v LY, and TY v Plan – at aggregated levels like category, fabric, location etc
•Create and present analyses and reports to all levels within the company
•Ensure forecast accuracy each month, season, and year
•by category, season and location
•ability to liaise with other teams (retail, finance, etc.) in order to tally merchandise plans to corporate plans
•Collaborate with buyer in order to develop sound exit targets and strategies, ensure in stocks in key initiatives and drive sell-through on seasonal product
•Inform in-season business changes and action plans
•Introduce and manage bonus schemes
•Plan and review seasonal and category strategies through buy reviews
•style-colour option targets/suggestions on season, category, fabric, colour and price tier
•review purchases with merchants against the OTB to highlight sales risk or potential inventory liabilities before the PO is placed
•Owning the merchandising calendar (major inventory drops, public holidays, marcom activities, etc) and using it to predict opportunities and liabilities
•Building sales plan by category, class, fabric and location at a weekly level
•Ability, with growth, to manage Assistant Planner(s) and Associate Planner(s) and delegate

Key skills, qualities and abilities

•To have a track record of monetary growth within a department
•Have a strong commercial sense of fashion trends, themes, colours and materials
•Demonstrate leadership skills and ability to present and communicate to all audiences in the business environment
•Highly numerate and able to discuss complex models for pricing and margin, as well as all web analytics and merchandising/planning reports
•Troubleshooting and problem solving – with a  focus on scalable solutions
•Be driven and hardworking with a positive mindset
•Be aware of your own likes and dislikes, without them effecting your decisions
•Be prepared to go the extra mile
•Ability to both multi task and be focused
•To be a self starter
•Ability to make decisions, including where necessary via business cases and quantifying ideas
•Commercial eye, creative problem solving and confidence when discussing design and development with the rest of the product team
•Strong administrative and organizational mindset
•Be detail oriented and accurate, but able to look at the bigger picture
•Ability to prioritise workflow based on impact on revenue – accountability for workflow and decisions made
•Ability to work in a global, multi-cultural environment
•Good team player
•Be self-motivated, responsible and show initiative
•Ability to listen and learn from constructive criticism
•Be passionate and energetic

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