Merchaindising Manager/Senior

Location Tokyo
Discipline Marketing, Sales
Job type Permanent
Salary Negotiatable
Reference 38766

【COMPANY OVERVIEW】

European luxury fashion brand 

 

【JOB RESPONSIBILITIES】

  • Own and drive Critical Path for their business area to drive Product range development and implementation of Global Brand buy.

  • Partner effectively with cross functional team (Design, Product Development, Planning, Global Sourcing, Visual Merchandising, Marketing, Digital), influencing on key decisions to deliver the strategic direction for the category and to protect the brand.

  • Lead and manage a merchandising team (inspire, motivate, coach, nurture and develop)

  • Develop and present the range plan including pricing, COO, and competition strategy with the support of the Merchandiser/Merchandising assistant(s) and validate with Director of Merchandising

  • Present Brand buy to regional teams for Market Opening

  • Partner with Service and Productivity to develop strong product knowledge training for the category.

  • Create effective working relationships with Regional Merchandising team to gain product feedback and market research.

  • Analyze weekly /monthly sales reports and propose appropriate action to take.

  • Own retail pricing positioning in line with margin targets and competition strategy.

  • Responsible for developing and monitoring range plans in line with development targets.

 

【REQUIREMENTS】 

  • Experience in leading a Merchandising team in the fashion industry.

  • Japanese and English: Business level or higher

  • Advanced Excel skills

  • Strong analytical and retail math’s skills

  • Leadership and people management skills

  • Passion for product/fashion trends

  • Demonstrates high commercial instinct.

 

【SENIOR MANAGER REQUIREMENTS】

  • Proven track record and extensive experience in leading a Merchandising team in the fashion industry.

  • Merchandising experience for the Accessories Product

  • Japanese and English: Business level or higher

  • Advanced Excel skills

  • Extensive analytical and presentation skills

  • Strong analytical and retail math’s skills

  • Proven track record and strong leadership and people management skills

  • Passion for product/fashion trends

  • Demonstrates high commercial instinct.

 

【FOR FURTHER INFORMATION】

Contact NAME: Francesca Silombra

 Francesca.silombra@cornerstone.jp

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