Req ID:  3065

Venice, Italy

Date:  19 May 2023

Retail Planner

Job Description

The planner is accountable to work directly with the corporate and regional Planning team to define local portfolio budget and relevant OTB (open to buy)

The planner actively contributes to the success of the division’s product offer, measured by sales performance versus budget, space productivity growth and gross margin performance versus budget

Key responsibilities

Maintain alignment with the corporate Planning team on category/location forecasts

Review on a monthly base the OTB forecast for all local brands and execute Inventory strategies with brand partners

Curate the relationship with local brands as interface and point of reference for the creation of Purchase Orders, the definition of the markdown strategy and activation of promotions in store, follow-up on invoices status

Prepare and present to corporate Planning Leaders Fashion Investment Reviews before buying campaign

Support the Planning and Merchandising Manager in leading division communication with the corporate Merchandising team on category strategies, store planning and localized activities

Monitor and optimize sales and space productivity in store

Key Requirements

Strong analytical and organizational skills

Passion for accuracy and numbers

Excellent written and verbal presentation, relational skills, flexibility, open minded approach

Proven leadership in a multi-cultural work environment

Goal oriented approach, multitasking

Fluent English

DFS is an equal opportunity employer. It is the Company’s policy and practice to employ, promote and treat all employees and applicants on the basis of merit, qualifications and competency and to provide all employees with a workplace that is free of discrimination. Employment decisions are based on qualifications such as education, work experience and talent, and are made without regard to race, color, gender, religion, age, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, disability or any other basis protected by law.