Senior Merchandising Specialist

Purpose & Overall Relevance for the Organization:


Help in the execution of in-season Allocation and Trading across all DTC channels, including Factory Outlets. Deliver initial allocations and in-season replenishments, ensuring quick and effective reaction to fast changing market environment to manage the implementation of the allocation strategy.


Key Responsibilities:


  • Responsible for the preparation of weekly KPIs to enable in-season replenishment of stocks according to store performance
  • Defining mark-downs for OR & FO channels as required within given framework and in line with market and global strategy
  • Execute flow of stock effectively from regular DTC channels to FO channels to assure product relevance in regular stores, adequate stock clearance and margin optimization
  • Create orders from DC to CS&FO stores in order to assure stock viability.
  • Assist in the creation of FO Assortment Plans planned production according to guidance provided by Global FO range / Local FO range.
  • Work closely with District Managers to follow up the stock needs and take actions accordingly
  • Work closely with DMs for the campaigns, prepare weekly/seasonal campaigns, do product selection and pricing
  • Replenish FOs from excess stock and other channels’ available stocks to hit the stock level targets
  • Work closely with DC to plan the weekly shipments
  • Other duties as requested by your manager.


Key Relationships:


  • Retail Operations
  • Local retail teams
  • Market Price Architecture
  • Planning and Buying


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:


  • Specialist with technical skills related to in-season Allocation & Trading for a multichannel direct-to-consumer (own retail, franchise, and e-com) global brand
  • Broad and deep knowledge of merchandising and retail supply and operations topics and broad knowledge of other functional areas involved in the Allocation & Trading process


Requisite Education and Experience / Minimum Qualifications:


  • University degree in business, ideally with marketing and sales focus or equivalent professional experience
  • Min. 3 years typical relevant work experience




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Job Title:  Senior Merchandising Specialist

Brand:  adidas
Location:  Istanbul
TEAM:  Retail (Back Office)
State:  34
Country/Region:  TR
Contract Type:  Full time
Number:  304110
Date:  Feb 19, 2021