Merchandise Planner | Sydney

Posted on 05-Jul-2017
Application Close Date: 26-Jul-2017
Job Type:
Full Time Permanent
Australian Resident
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We are looking for a planner who is solutions-focused, eager to work in a dynamic trading environment. Joining our Rivers brand, you have the skills to mentor, influence and collaborate. You are inquisitive, embrace change, and understand the dynamics of multi-channel trade environment, open to buy, including range and option building. Join us to be a global market leader as our brands change the perception of fashion.


Your New Career

You will maximise profit through effective planning and trading stock at category and store. Your ability to build category sales and assortment plans will see you excel in this role. Reporting directly to the Planning Manager, your ‘trade' mentality will support as you:


  • Proactively seek ways to maximise opportunities and minimise risk across the brand
  • Lead and manage in-stock availability of Core Replenishment products through forward forecasts
  • Conduct seasonal range reviews, propose category / bottom up option plans for future buys
  • Prepare reporting and recommendations on sales, margin, inventory, stock turn and aged-stock
  • Action markdowns and review markdown spend


Your New Destination

Iconic Australian brand Rivers was introduced to the Specialty Fashion Group family in November 2013. Rivers has a rich heritage and loyal following, built on its reputation for comfortable, high quality products. At Rivers, our mission is to ensure that everything we do and believe in is authentic every day. We do this by being Australia's most authentic and admired lifestyle brand.

Rivers are part of Specialty Fashion Group - an ASX leading, specialty apparel retailer with over 1,000 stores and 7,000 Team Members across Australia, New Zealand, South Africa & the USA. Through our fantastic brands – Autograph, City Chic, Crossroads, Katies, Millers, One Woman and Rivers – our purpose is to be a global market leader that changes the perception of fashion.

SFG are all about game changers who are customer centric. If this is you get in contact with our talent team who are waiting to connect with you!