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Merchandiser - Burberry Limited

JOBLUX - Dubai , United Arab Emirates

Job description

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


This is an exciting opportunity to join Burberry in Dubai as a Merchandiser to 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

Aditional Information
About this company
JOBLUX is the first niche social network for luxury brands professionals and students/alumni. Our network is present globally in more than 27 countries and translated in over 9 languages. All luxury market fans keep up in an easy to use and rich quality content portal in order to succeed their niche networking, job hunt, read news, grow and collaborate.