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3 days ago
  • Level Mid Level
  • Professions Fashion Design, Strategy & Planning
  • Type Full Time
  • Location London, United Kingdom
Burberry
Merchandiser - Men's RTWBurberry
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INTRODUCTION
Founded in 1856, Burberry today remains quintessentially British, with outerwear at its core.  Digital luxury positioning and intensive focus on design innovation, quality and heritage icons ensure continued brand purity and relevance globally across genders and generations. Burberry believes that in order to be a great brand it must also be a great company and constantly leverages the energy of its compassionate and creative thinking culture to continually innovate and drive the brand forward. Headquartered in London, Burberry is a design, marketing and retail led business with a global reputation for innovative product design, digital marketing initiatives and dynamic retail strategies.
JOB PURPOSE
To begin and take ownership of the end to end process of managing a product range with guidance from senior management.
RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Own and drive Product category.
  • Collaborate with the Merchandising team in developing the strategic plan for the Product category and influence cross-functional team to deliver strategic direction for the category.
  • Develop relationships with cross functional peers across Sourcing, Design, Product Development and Planning.
  • Create effective working relationships with Regional Merchandising team to gain product feedback and market research.
  • Analyse daily/weekly sales reports and propose appropriate action to take.
  • Develop and present the range plan for approval including pricing strategy, COO and competition strategy.
  • Accountable for the sample budgets for the category, and ensure the tracking, maintaining and ordering of the Samples are managed effectively.
  • Manage PLM data entry and support the Merchandising Assistant to prepare reports using excel for Merchandising team.
  • Conduct competitive analysis including Pricing Analysis.
  • Partner with the Corporate Pricing team to understand price-bands across the three core currencies and report back findings to the Merchandising team; maintain data to support the price structure in PLM.
  • Organise and coordinate collection notes and buying guides.
  • Coordinate and support all administration duties relating to market training for the Merchandising team.
  • Deliver any ad hoc administration and assistant duties to ensure smooth running of the team.
PERSONAL PROFILE
  • Collection merchandising experience essential, ideally within Menswear
  • Retail experience and mindset
  • Passion for commerce/product
  • Demonstrates commercial instinct
  • Strong Analytical skills
  • Retail maths skills
  • Advanced skills in Excel
FOOTER
Burberry is an Equal Opportunities Employer and as such, treats all applications equally and recruits purely on the basis of skills and experience.

Skills Required

  • Fashion Design
  • Strategy
  • Planning
  • Merchandising
  • Marketing
  • Retail Sales
  • Administraion