The Brand Analyst is responsible for gathering, organizing and analyzing brand related statistical data, in addition to handling the buying process for the handled brands.
Forecasting and Purchasing
» Develop the framework of analysis and recommend inventory levels based on environmental parameters, seasonal forecasts and turnover of buying estimates
» Prepare purchase forecasts, purchase orders and track inventory levels
» Coordinate closely with the regional buying team to ensure fulfilment of the budget in term of purchase of all forecasted lines
Planning and Analysing
» Prepare detailed sales performance reports for the designed brands: breakdown per outlet, per line, per reference
» Develop a consolidated annual purchase plan for all handled brands.
» Generate advanced reports with cross analytical data based on market trends and marketing activities
» Generate or help develop tools to train shop floor teams on market trends of new collections
» Willingly accept responsibility for work while keeping other people informed of progress and possible
» Manage stock at hand to optimise the sell through of the collection to reach the agreed upon target
» Responsible for re-orders if needed
» Follow up on the margins of all products and report any discrepancy to Division Manager/Accounts
» Manage old stock and study the amortization of the one year old stock and older stock and act upon it
» Is responsible for positioning of the stock according to the flow and trends of each shop and accordingly advise on products’ transfer
» Estimate the Points of Sales (POS) material needs (shopping bags / gift wrapping papers) in quantity and value.
» Validate the cost with the division manager and present it to Marketing Coordinator
» Follow up on POS material stock movement, timely requesting replenishment
» Select the items to be sent to Staff Sale, Factory Outlet and the items to be on sale
MS Excel Expert and abiltiy to generate a variety of reports