28 days ago
  • Level Mid Level
  • Professions Planner
  • Type Full Time
  • Location London, United Kingdom

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Michael Kors is always interested in hearing from talented, globally-minded individuals with a passion for fashion.
If you enjoy working in a creative, fast-paced environment, then we would love to hear from you!
"I FEEL really LUCKY to be SURROUNDED by SUCH a GREAT TEAM. I’m not only GRATEFUL that they’ve HELPED me ACHIEVE my GOALS, but also that I CAN GIVE them a PLACE WHERE THEY can ACHIEVE theirs."
We have an exciting opportunity for a Planner, Wholesale (Footwear)
Department overview:
The European Wholesale Planning Team within Michael Kors is responsible for 20+ partners spanning 10+ countries. The Planning function defines the strategic plans and must work collaboratively with Sales, Operations, Logistics and VM to maximize sales potential and drive the business forward. The Wholesale team operates in a fast paced environment and must be agile and dynamic to cater for the partner’s needs.
Who You Are:
You are energetic, reliable, self-motivated and have very good communication. You thrive in a rapidly changing environment, are fashion-curious and capable of multi-tasking and prioritizing in a demanding environment.
What You’ll Do:
You will work closely with our Wholesale Partners to provide sales analysis and work on strategic plans to maximize sales potential and drive the business forward. Being responsible for the planning of the Footwear division across all Wholesale accounts, identifying and implementing commercial opportunities.
  • Maintain reporting and analysis for Footwear to ensure that opportunities are acted upon quickly
  • Produce and analyse weekly reports recapping sales and inventory
  • Develop monthly sales plans for key accounts
  • Maintain the WSSI for each account and identify replenishment opportunities weekly.
  • Actualize and maintain the OTB for each account
  • Responsible for re-forecasting the balance of the season after actualization each month.
  • Responsible for managing and trading the Footwear B99 (NOS) program for all key wholesale accounts
  • Recap selling by classification, style, colour and size, and recommend percentage breakouts before each season to achieve increased sales and sell-thru %, working closely with the Planning Manager and Account Executives
  • Produce ad hoc reports on an as needed basis using both financial data and unit selling data.
  • Assist the Account Executive in market preparations and attend Buying Appointments
  • Attend calls/meetings with the Partners to recap the current business and provide analysis to enable discussions regarding historical sales and incentive performance and use this to make suggestions to drive the business forward
  • Work closely with Operations/Account Executives to monitor the flow of stock into stores ensuring timely launches of new seasons and reactive replenishment
  • Assist in the planning and execution of New Store openings and Exit Strategies for store closures
  • Manage day-to-day workload and development of Planning Assistant
You’ll Need to Have:
  • Minimum Bachelor’s Degree.
  • Very good experience within a Planning, Allocation or Merchandising position (preferably within wholesale)
  • Advanced Excel Skills
  • Prior experience managing junior level reports
We’d Love to See:
  • Very good analytical skills
  • Creative problem solving skills
  • Ability to thrive in an entrepreneurial environment
  • You must be dynamic & resilient and happy to do business at fast pace
At Capri, we are all responsible for creating a diverse and inclusive workplace. We try to inspire change and growth within each other and believe success is a result that comes from our differences. Capri is proud to be an equal opportunity employer committed to inclusivity regardless of age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic characteristics, race, color, creed, religion, ethnicity, national origin, alienage, citizenship, disability, marital status, military status, pregnancy, or any other legally-recognized protected basis prohibited by applicable law. M/D/F/V

Skills Required

  • Planning
  • Analytical Skills
  • Account

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