WW Senior Merchandiser Woman Bags

  • Company: Fendi
  • Country/Region: Italy
  • Business group: Fashion & Leather Goods
  • Contract type: Permanent Job
  • Function: Merchandising
  • Experience required: Minimum 5 years
  • Reference No.: FEND01268
  • Date of publication: 2019.09.30

Position

Fendi is seeking a high caliber WW Senior Merchandiser Woman Bags to contribute to the development of the global Woman Bags business. He/She will help to set the central corporate strategy and define the buying vision accordingly. He/She will contribute to push the corporate strategy into the regions and pull fundamental information on trends and commercial needs from the markets. The position is based in Rome.

Main responsibilities

  • Develop the sales forecasts by product lines to reach the business ambition of the Woman Bags category;
  • Define the central buying vision within the overall buying envelope, set the core assortment and strategic buying guidelines by store clusters;
  • Contribute to each regions' buying during show rooms (Asia, China, Japan, USA, Europe, ME) including order validation;
  • Support the implementation of the merchandising strategies and drive the launch plans;
  • Develop regular sales analysis (weekly and monthly) by product category/region, driving possible actions;
  • Develop with Supply Chain the vision on permanent sales and help with the stock management worldwide;
  • Perform the necessary market analysis in order to identify market requirements and sales trends, in terms of styles, models, functions, price ranges and competition trends.

Profile

  • 5/7 years' experience in a similar role within the luxury industry;
  • University degree in Economics, Engineering, Business or related fields;
  • English fluent;
  • Excellent merchandising and analytical skills with attention to detail;
  • Ability to both communicate and negotiate effectively with a wide range of contact persons;
  • Ability to understand current market trends and buying psychology;
  • Strong luxury feeling, strong product sense.
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