Job Description

One of the Largest Retailers

Free placement

Senior Planner

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Job id: 249752

07 Nov 2018

Job Location

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

Experience

5 to 15 years

Qualification Level

High School & Equivalent; Higher Secondary School & Equivalent; ITI / Vocational; Diploma; Graduate; Post Graduate; Doctorate; Management Post Graduates

Job Function

Garments / Fashion / Merchandising / Showroom

Skillset

merchandising,merchandiser,planner,planning, category

Jobseeker Nationality

Jobseekers from any country


We are looking for ”Senior Planner – Home” with one of the Largest Retailers in Saudi Arabia.
Please advise if interested, thanks.

About the Group:
One of the Largest Retailers n Home Category in Saudi Arabia.

Designation: Senior Planner – Home
Location: Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

Responsibilities:

1. Planning of Buying Calendar & Events
• Understand the Buying Calendar and the process of planning for a season. Understand the various suppliers and to learn about all buying fairs.
• To assist in planning the buying calendar in line with Inflow Pattern and the Event Calendar of the Stores.
• To monitor the order status and inventory levels on regular basis and to take proactive action for any supplier / category / range / product based on actual inflow and sales pattern.
• To review the distribution of orders on all times and based on the sales rate and the budgets – revise distribution wherever required.
• To monitor the Budget Order; Order GRN; Inflow pattern Reports on weekly basis and ensure
discrepancies are reported promptly to Finance.

2. Vendor Development
• To understand the supplier relationship in the organization and the correct manner of addressing the issues with the suppliers.
• To maintain and develop the relationship with suppliers and to communicate in a very professional and prompt manner.
• To consider suppliers as partners in growth and ensure their growth and development along with our growth.
• To assist the suppliers with all necessary assistance in ensuring timely delivery of goods – understanding of orders, understanding of shipment terms / LC terms / marking requirements, etc.

3. Inventory Management
• Review and analyze stock / sales reports on daily basis and understand the top sellers in each department / category / group.
• To monitor inventory and ensuring sufficient stock holdings for each product / category / group / department.
• Review all GRNs after 45 days and taking a decision of reorder / review date.
• To monitor the stock at Central Warehouse


4. Sales Achievement
• Understanding the sales pattern of each store / territory and influencing the increase of sales in each store / territory.
• Participate in the review of the Sales Projection along with the Buyer Retail, Finance Team.
• Review the performance of a product / category / range / supplier / department on periodic basis and to monitor stock levels.
• Monitor the reorders based on the sales and revise / optimize allocation accordingly.

5. Margin Achievement
• To understand the mechanism of margin / pricing / markup and costing relevant for each supplier and each territory in the department handled.
• To assist the Buyer in fixing the Retail Selling Price in line with the Concept Overall Margin Target and the specific target for each territory.
• To review the pricing as generated from the Pricing Module and do the necessary currency correction based on the local currency of each territory.

Compensation & Benefits:
Salary: Best in industry

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