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Merchandise Planner

  • Location Rhodes, NSW 2138
  • Work Type Contract/Temp
  • Positions 1 Position
  • Published At: 3 months ago


  • Job no: MK9H9

The Opportunity:

We are on the lookout for a sports fanatic passionate about NRL, AFL, Soccer, NBA, Rugby and Cricket. You’ll love all things sports – whether it’s being part of the game, or just watching the game to keep up to date with the latest news and progress on season ladders.

This is a 12 month fixed term role for a sports-loving Merchandise Planner for our Online ‘Infinite Retail’ arm of rebel. The Merchandise Planner is located at Rhodes in our new offices which include access to our free on-site gym. You heard right, a free on-site gym!

Key Responsibilities:

  • You will be responsible for the preparation and planning for the Infinite Retail licenced sporting codes – such as NRL, AFL, Soccer, NBA, Rugby and Cricket – in multiple venues & platforms for sales, inventory, margin and purchase targets
  • You will develop, implement, control and revise all elements of Merchandise Planning within Infinite Retail (licensing division) to maximise ROI and mitigate potential risk of surplus stock
  • You will manage the OTB requirements through monthly re-planning and forecasting, and will play a key role in Range Reviews
  • Sports, retail, planning and analytics is your passion and as such, you’ll use your communication & influencing skills to make the best decisions possible whilst being able to adapt to change in a fluid work environment
  • Budgets are a big part of the role as such you have full responsibility of departmental budgets for sales, inventory, margin and purchase targets. You will prepare & analyse reports on sales, margin, inventory, stock turn and aged stock
  • You live and breathe sports, and always keep abreast of sporting events to best predict merchandise planning and forecasting of licenced goods.

About You:

Reporting to the Planning Manager, our ideal candidate will be a strategic, independent, self-motivated team player, with solid merchandise planning experience. You will be working in a category with varying sales curves and critical paths. Experience in planning seasonal departments would be advantageous.

In addition you will also have:

  • A true passion for all things sports, retail, numbers and planning
  • 3+ years’ proven experience in a retail Merch Planning role or comparable role
  • Experience working with a licensed manufacture or sports retailer is highly desirable
  • Must be passionate about details and numbers in a fast paced work environment
  • Be an Excel guru with knowledge of advance functions and experience with SAP (or similar ERP systems)
  • Strong budgetary knowledge with sound understanding of gross profit and inventory measures
  • Accuracy and meticulous attention to detail
  • Advanced Excel skills and an understanding of merchandise planning tools
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills

Why us:

Our offer to you is a workplace supporting flexible work arrangements, the opportunity to work for one of Australasia’s Top 10 ASX listed retailers, generous discounts across all of our retail brands, corporate perks program and a competitive package of salary + super + bonus eligibility.

Our Culture of Inclusion

Super Retail Group is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We support, promote and celebrate diversity and we recognise the benefits a culture of inclusion brings to our workplace and customer experience.

Closing date subject to change.

  • Published on 05 Nov 2019, 12:19 AM