We are looking for Planner to take responsibility for the OTB forecast and management of budgets accounting for significant annual budget across multiple South East Asian markets. Reporting to the Category Manager, the candidates must succeed at planning and forecasting stock requirements and driving results. The planner will forecast future sales and profits for the category and key brands. He/she should assist in the definition of the assortment plan, then ensuring execution, documentation, and delivery.
He/she must be an effective communicator in working with multiple teams, with suppliers/vendors as well as internal groups such as buying, sales planners, and operations.
Other duties will include producing relevant trend analysis and building a detailed understanding of the product trends for South East Asia. Working across multiple internal departments outside of the buying team you will ensure smooth cross-functional activities between Operations and Buying departments. This role is based in Malaysia
A strong Retail, E-commerce, Buying and Merchandising acumen along with strong management skills are required to drive the category forward in line with the overall company strategy. Being highly analytical with a passion for Excel and numeracy. The required experience for the successful applicant will include:
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.
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