Sales & Marketing

Planning Manager – Retail

Job details

Location: Hong Kong S.A.R
Job Type: Permanent
Reference: PMR/CW020724
Posted: 22 days ago

Job description

About the Role:

  • Conduct thorough analysis of historical sales performance and current market trends to identify potential business risks and opportunities.

  • Establish systematic methodologies and tools to closely monitor inventory turnover rates and sales trend data, enabling the development of comprehensive forecasts segmented by brand, product category, and geographic location.

  • Supervise the strategic planning and forecasting of future merchandise purchases, categorized by brand and product categories.

  • Collaborate closely with the buying team to develop product line plans that align with top-down and bottoms-up open-to-buy (OTB) plans.

  • Devise and execute effective strategies for markdowns to ensure seamless and efficient in-store promotional pricing.

  • Identify slow-moving or outdated inventory and create a liquidation strategy, coordinating with the buying and sales teams to formulate action plans and review outcomes.

  • Lead weekly business review sessions with cross-functional teams to analyze performance, delve into sales trends, and provide quantitative and qualitative insights.

  • Generate regular inventory reports for management review and implement improvement plans to optimize inventory levels.

  • Work closely with the IT team to ensure data integrity and drive continuous improvement in reporting efficiency.

  • Provide guidance, mentorship, and professional development opportunities to enhance the skills and capabilities of team members.

About the Candidate:

  • University degree holder in business, supply chain, or a related field.

  • Possess a minimum of 10 years of relevant work experience in buying or planning, with at least 3 years of managerial experience preferred.

  • Detail-oriented with strong analytical, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills.

  • Excellent communication skills to effectively liaise with internal and cross-functional teams.

  • Advanced computer proficiency in MS Office, particularly Excel, and knowledge of business intelligence (BI) tools is a plus.


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