Merchandising Manager, Men's

  • Company: Christian Dior Inc.
  • Country / Region : United States
  • Business group: Fashion & Leather Goods
  • Contract type: Permanent Job
  • Function: Merchandising
  • Experience required: Minimum 5 years
  • Reference No.: CDC03797
  • Date of publication: 2020.10.01

Position

JOB PURPOSE:

Responsible for essential business strategy, buying process, allocation and distribution of the Men's Shoes and Leathergoods product category in the North American Boutiques in accordance with total company strategic business plans.


Profile

TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Communicate and Partner very closely with Retail teams and corporate partners for business analysis, client needs and day to day inquiries
  • Actively communicate with the Paris central merchandising business plans and execution
  • Participate in open-to-buy (OTB) discussions and meetings
  • Select/place seasonal market orders in Paris
  • Project seasonal sales
  • Review weekly sales reports ensuring planned sales and stretch are achieved
  • Propose reorders as needed
  • Manage product flow
  • Manage special order process
  • Propose incentive programs
  • Actively manage replenishment programs
  • Weekly reviews of consolidation opportunities
  • Prepare markdown strategy
  • Prepare and Review OTB
  • Prepare and review fast/slow sellers report
  • Prepare and review sell through report
  • Provide end of season (EOS) product analysis and final sales report
  • Provide EOS final sale reports

 

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES

  • Ability to think outside the box when analyzing the business
  • Ability to react quickly to changing demands of business
  • Excellent organizational skills and drive for results
  • Technical ability to manage merchandising software
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills

 

REQUIREMENTS

  • 3-5 years prior Merchandising experience
  • Strong understanding of Men's industry (i.e. competition landscape and trends)
  • Advanced Excel skills (heavy excel workload)
  • Ability for frequent travel (including international)
  • Strong knowledge of all other Microsoft Office programs, specifically excellent skills in PowerPoint
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Fashion & Leather Goods

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