Senior Manager - Buying ( Mast & Harbour Brand)


Roles and Responsibilities

  • Business planning and category management for a large portfolio
    • Annual Operating Plan (Revenue, Margin, Discounts, etc.)
    • Monthly Operating Plans
    • Category and brand specific growth plan
    • P&L planning at category, brand level
  • Range, Assortment and OTB Planning
    • Assortment Planning – Data Analysis, Insights Generation, Options Planning (Width, Depth)
    • OTB Planning at brand-category level, season planning
    • Range level planning support – bets sizing, inventory planning
    • Effective planning and forecasting in order to maximize profitability
    • Competition / Market Analysis
  • Sales and Inventory Management
    • Planning for the inventory flow / DOH for entire category
    • Category Health Management – STRs, DOH, Ageing, Portfolio Mix of Core / Fashion; Review and Course Corrections
    • Monthly Sales planning and execution – coordination with sales and marketing teams
    • P&L metrics tracking
  • Team / Stakeholder Management - Working closely with buying, sourcing, brand, sales and planning teams for delivery of business plan

Qualifications & Experience

  • 5+ years of experience in category management/ buying
  • Some experience in fashion retail / brand management sector is preferred
  • Strong business acumen with excellent analytical and problem solving skills; Strong with numbers and in collecting, analysing and interpreting data
  • Strong experience and skills in cross functional stakeholder management