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Specialist Franchise Buying

PURPOSE & OVERALL RELEVANCE FOR THE ORGANISATION:

 

Manage franchise store merchandising planning, buying in determining store OTB, store clusters, category mix, article selection, article depth, and timely providing sales analysis, trading/fashion trend recommendation to support the business

 

Play a critical role to drive brand share, business growth

 

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Pre-Season Merchandise Planning:

  1. Develop buy plan (OTB) by store type (what to buy, how much, etc.), according to buying strategy, top down financial target
  2. Land buy plan with corresponding customers and categories
  3. Educate customers on products by various ways such as sales trainings, TM meetings
  4. Conduct historical analysis in terms of buying structure and provide proposals for pre-season buying structures at cluster level
  5. Based on existing analysis model to provide detailed analysis on the article level to identify key drivers for top selling articles, as well as slow moving articles
  6. Monitor buying quantity vs. budget; reconcile buy plan to merchandise plan
  7. Generate POS level order by utilizing order system, in compliance with top line buying guideline, as well as product/market knowledge
     
    In-Season Merchandising Execution:
  8. Lead sales performance analysis, including but not limited to, product/stock/comp analysis etc
  9. Provide in season performance tracking reports

Post-Season Review:

  1. Give insights for seasonal and ad-hoc analysis review

Systems and Processes

  1. Manage with planning team/CS team for order placement
  2. Manage with CTC team/CS team for assortment finalization
     
    KPI’s:
  • Sell-Through %
  • SKU efficiency
  • Article ranking vs. Best Seller hit rate
  • Reporting accuracy and timely            
     
    KEY RELATIONSHIPS:
     
    KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
    4-7 years working experience, at least 2-3 years buying related experience;
    Result-oriented; Strong numerical / Analytical skills;
    Industry: Preferably in retail/apparel/ FMCG/White goods
    Exposure: Retail / FMCG / Fashion
    REQUISITE EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE / MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
     
    Degree in Business/Marketing Management preferred.
     
    IT
  • Outlook: Intermediate
  • Word: Advanced
  • Excel: Advanced
  • Powerpoint: Advanced
     
    Language Skills
    English: Advanced
    Local Language: Fluent
     

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Job Title:  Specialist Franchise Buying

Brand:  adidas
Location:  Shanghai
TEAM:  Retail (Back Office)
State:  SH
Country/Region:  CN
Contract Type:  Full time
Number:  338369
Date:  Jun 11, 2021