GLOBAL OUTLET MERCHANDISER (Milan based)

GLOBAL OUTLET MERCHANDISER (Milan based)

 

About our Client

Our client is a worldwide leading firm in the Fashion & Luxury market

 

Main Goal

Set the global merchandising vision, strategy and assortment plan for the Outlet Channel at worldwide level, and drive the global go-to-market strategy and process.?Drive sales results and profit maximization, aligning the Regions to the global vision.

 

Job Description

Product and Business Strategy

  • Implement seasonal product strategies to support key global business needs and align with brand strategy
  • Partner and effectively build relationships with Regional Merchants to drive business and implement strategies tailored to market needs while remaining coherent to global framework
  • Oversee the pricing strategy of each Region, defining when and how to participate to promotional events
  • Coordinate centrally regional markdown lists maintaining a global eye on the stock on hand and to come and on the sales potential of all the items in every Region
  • Identify ?carryover? items in the Outlet channel in order to preserve more iconic pieces and make sure to always have a complete and coherent product assortment in every season
  • Review and approve lists of products selected from Regions for local sample sales and destruction
  • Coordinate communication with third parties serving as ?alternative? sales channels

 

Assortment Planning

  • Centrally define delivery windows for new collections and when possible of each theme within the collections
  • Constantly monitor regional product assortments to make sure that local merchants are actually maximizing any business opportunity in order to meet brand & financial objectives

 

The Global Outlet Merchandiser will coordinate a junior resource?

 

Requirements

  • Minimum 3 years of previous and proven experience in the role or as Retail Merchandiser at a WW level on RTW, LG, Shoes categories (Man & Woman)
  • Excellent knowledge of Fashion & Luxury market and dynamics
  • Fluent Italian and English, other languages will be appreciated
  • Analytical and numerical skills
  • Availability to travel upon request

 

To apply, please send your CV (English version needed) to: [email protected]?adding ?Outlet Merchandiser? in the object.

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