Merchandise Planner | Sydney

Posted on 12-Sep-2017
Application Close Date: 03-Oct-2017
Job Type:
Full Time Permanent
Australian Citizen
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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

Focused on providing the best experience for our customers, Rivers offers quality, stylish fashion and footwear for the ever-changing Australian lifestyle. With over 150 stores nationwide, we are dedicated in dressing men and women head to toe, making them look and feel great; bringing our reputation of comfort and high quality to life through storytelling and campaigns. 

Rivers is part of Specialty Fashion Group an ASX leading 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, One Woman, Millers 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!