Merchandise Planner in Dubayy [Dubai], United Arab Emirates

at Al Tayer Group

Minimum Qualification
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
1 - 3 years
Employment Type
Full Time
Male or Female

Job Description

  • Delivering category sales, gross margin and turnover performance to plan.
  • Working closely with Senior Planner, Division Planning Manager (DPM), Division Merchandise Manager (DMM), Business General Manager and Distribution partners   to develop and manage financial plans
  • Working with the Finance team to monitor overall inventory levels to plan and forecast.
  • Identifying and evaluating sales and gross margin opportunities at the department level.
  • Managing all aspects relating to the shipments, logistical processing and allocation function.
  • Promoting a “win-win” approach with all key brand partner
  • Driving decision-making and problem solving relating to merchandise issues at the division and location level.
  • Compiling communication and coordinating with the stores regarding product discontinuation, price changes and brand/item focus
  • Identifying and creating Brand Markups and Retail Prices
  • Establishing and maintaining intensive key item, key brand/class, and key location focus.
  • Monitoring and forecasting inventory levels at the relevant product and location level.
  • Managing and reviewing Replenishment orders for the relevant products based on model stock and trends to achieve optimal sales, profit and inventory performance.
  •  Identifying slow and best sellers, responding quickly to maximize sales and minimize risks.
  • Implementing the agreed markdown strategy and communicating to stakeholders.
  • Ensuring all inventory targets are met, including stock turnover, terminal stock, and movements to sale outlets.
  • Identifying inter-store transfer of stock and direct the distribution of goods to achieve store sales / stock turn / gross margin goals across areas of responsibility


You are a tertiary graduate from any discipline, with at least 2 years of successfully implementing the planning functions of large-scale retail operations.

A strategic thinker, but also with a methodical thorough approach, you can communicate effectively across all levels within the organisation.

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