Job Description

Cantaloupe Information Technology

Merchandiser / Retail Planner

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Job id: 245852

03 Oct 2018

Job Location

Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Experience

2 to 8 years

Qualification Level

Graduate

Job Function

Garments / Fashion / Merchandising / Showroom
Sales / Retail / Corporate / Business Development

Skillset

Civil Construction Projects, retail planning & merchandising experience in the GCC market

Jobseeker Nationality

Jobseekers from any country

Merchandiser / Retail Planner

Job Location : UAE

Job Description :

• Plan and develop merchandising strategies that balance customers’ expectations and company’s objectives
• Analyse sales figures, customers reactions and market trends to anticipate product needs and plan product ranges/stock
• Collaborate with buyers, suppliers, distributors and analysts to negotiate prices, quantities and time-scales
• Maximise customer interest and sales levels by displaying products appropriately
• Produce layout plans for stores and maintain store shelves and inventory
• Forecast profits/sales and plan budgets
• Monitor stock movement and consider markdowns, promotions, price changes, clear outs etc
• Build constructive customer relationships and team with channel partners to build pipeline and close deals
• Remain up to date with industry’s best practices

Job Requirements :

• Minimum 2 years of retail planning & merchandising in the GCC market with a brand.
• Experience of working with fashion apparel brand must . Kids wear is preferred but not essential.
• Proven working experience in merchandising
• Highly creative with experience in identifying target audiences and devising campaigns that engage, inform and motivate
• Up-to-date with the latest merchandising trends and best practices
• Excellent verbal and written communications skills
• Strong listening, presentation and decision making skills
• Commercial acumen and the ability to “decode” customers
• BS degree in Marketing or related field

Interested candidate can send their CV.

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