Senior Director - Planning


Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Season Planning-
    • Formulate the plan for complete year across all categories and brands.
    • Option Plan for different season for all categories.
  • Inventory management-
    • On Time product availability and target achievement.
    • Making sure goods are liquidated before they are written down.
  • Cash Flow Management-
    • Allocate budget among sub-categories, based on sales analysis and business plan.
    • Monitoring month wise actual buy v/s the budgeted brand cash flow figures.
  • Margin Management: Monitor merchandise allocation,review product movement in terms of sales and stock turn and select SKUs for price promotions or markdowns.
  • Business & Process :
    • Analysis of all relevant business parameters across the value chain and suggesting steps for improvement.
    • Competition/Market Analysis each season to identify range gaps and suggest the same for buying to be included in forthcoming ranges.
  • People management & development.

Qualifications & Experience

  • Post-Graduate from a tier 1/ tier 2 University or business school  with 15 + years of relevant Experience.
  • Prior experience in retail and E commerce Industry. 
  • Demonstrate strong Communication / Presentation Skills and ability to work with peers and counterparts / multi location setup / good team manager.