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[Opportunities] Merchandising Manager

Department:  Merchandising
City:  Seoul
Location:  KR
INTRODUCTION

Founded in 1856 by Thomas Burberry, Burberry is a global luxury brand with a distinctly British attitude. We are a global business with an extensive network of both owned and franchised stores across EMEIA, Asia Pacific and Americas. We are digital pioneers, and innovative technology underpins every aspect of our business, from product design to distribution and marketing. We believe that modern luxury means being socially and environmentally responsible; this mindset is core to our business and key to our long-term success.

JOB PURPOSE

To deliver the business plan in line with the Company strategy for the Product range, utilizing the support and strength within the Merchandising team, coaching and leading the team to success

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 (Global Merchandising, Planning, Retail, 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 category merchandising team (inspire, motivate, coach, nurture and develop)
  • Develop and present the range and assortment plan for retail stores and align with central merchandising team
  • Provide competition strategy survey including key products and pricing to share with relevant team
  • Partner with regional (local) training team to develop strong product knowledge training for the category
  • Create effective working relationships with Central Merchandising team to share product feedback and market specific needs
  • Analyze weekly /monthly performance reports and propose appropriate action to follow
  • Responsible for monitoring range plan and product performance in line with target and to maximize further opportunities
PERSONAL PROFILE
  • 10 ~ 12 years of Strong merchandising experience and retail mindset
  • Passion for product/fashion trends
  • Demonstrates high commercial instinct
  • Strong analytical and retail maths skills
  • Strong leadership and people management skills