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Senior Merchandise Planner (Central Planning)

We are looking for a driven, analytical individual to join our Central Merchandise Planning team.  As a member of the planning team, the planner will be responsible for analysing and interpreting sales and stock performance across all product departments and countries, contributing to the further development of merchandise planning tools.

The individual must be highly analytical with excellent mathematical problem solving skills and be able to cope/handle with large amounts of data.  As the role is a central position working with many teams, the candidate most possess strong people- and communication skills. As a fast paced, dynamic company working in an exciting environment, the planner will learn a lot about ecommerce.

Responsibilities:

  • Monitor, report and interpret sales and margin performance for all countries and product groups
  • Analyze sales and stock performance, demonstrate an understanding of key drivers of sell through and margins and provide recommendations for actions to help maximize opportunities and limit risk
  • Work closely with category planners to develop and improve monthly sales and stock re-forecast to determine OTB
  • Work closely with business intelligence and category planners to develop buying and planning tools to improve efficiencies
  • Contribute to the design and creation of new Planning tools, in both excel and ANAPLAN

Requirements:

  • Educated to Degree level or equivalent
  • At least 4 years’ experience in an analytical role in retail/fashion industry
  • Good understanding of MS Excel (pivot tables, functions etc)
  • Experience with ANAPLAN is a plus
  • Strong communication skills
  • Able to work independently as well as in a team
  • Willingness to work in a multicultural environment
  • Strong interest in-, and understanding of fashion and the Asian fashion retail market
  • Fluency in English language
  • Those with less experience will be considered as Planner / Junior Planner
  • Singaporeans/PRs are highly preferred.

The ZALORA Story

ZALORA exists for the millions of fashion consumers in Asia seeking a shopping experience focused on their unique styles, trends and fit. As Asia’s leading online fashion destination, ZALORA was founded in 2012 and has a presence in Singapore, Indonesia, Malaysia & Brunei, the Philippines, Hong Kong and Taiwan. ZALORA’s localised sites offer an extensive collection of top international and local brands as well as our own in-house labels across apparel, shoes and accessories for men and women. ZALORA is part of Global Fashion Group, the world's leader in online fashion for emerging markets. To know more, please visit www.zalora.com.

ZALORA is not obligated to accept resumes from any third parties on behalf of potential candidates for any position (advertised or otherwise) by any means, unless ZALORA has executed a written agreement with such third party and has expressly requested such third party for candidate referrals. Third parties who provide unsolicited resumes of candidate(s) shall waive and forfeit all rights to claim for any placement fees or referral fees in the event that such candidate is eventually engaged or employed by ZALORA or Global Fashion Group.

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