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Merchandiser

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 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
  • Retail experience and mindset
  • Passion for commerce/product
  • Demonstrates commercial instinct
  • Strong Analytical skills
  • Retail maths skills
  • Advanced skills in Excel