COLLECTION MERCHANDISER M/W / LUXURY BRAND / LUGANO

Fashion - Luxury Corporate
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On behalf of our esteemed customer, International Luxury Company based  in Ticino, we are recruiting the following profile:

 

COLLECTION MERCHANDISER M/W / LUXURY BRAND / LUGANO

 

Duties&Responsibilities:

 

  • Responsible for developing a global product strategy for the categories assigned in line with objectives defined by the Merchandising Director and aligned with the Creative Director
  • Analyse market trends and evaluate the lifestyle, behaviour and spending capacity of luxury consumers to inform the product collection strategy - identifying opportunities for growth
  • Undertake competitive analysis (product mix and pricing), global sales analysis (sell-in and sell-out) and develop a pricing strategy aligned with the findings for the different markets
  • Develops the "merchandising grid" for the category, defining the offer structure for the collection in terms of breadth, depth and the positioning of each relevant product
  • Support and collaborate with the Design Team in the development of collections, in order to find the optimal balance between design vision and commercial goals, accommodating for local regional needs
  • Partner with the Head of Buying to identify carryover product lists, potential best sellers and relevant mark-downs
  •  Monitor replenishments of continuative items
  •  Develop collection presentations to explain the collection inspiration, direction and relevant information to help promote sales and convey the craftsmanship of the product
  • Reviews all regional "open to buy", sales plans, and order/re-order schedules in order to align local business plans to global category strategy
  •  Liaise with the Production Department
  • Overall Margin responsibility
  • Monitor sales feedback and ensure that corrective action plan when necessary

 

The ideal candidate have the following skills, knowledge and experience:

 

  • Qualified degree in Economics / Fashion Design or similar studies
  • At least 5 years of experience as Collection Merchandiser in International Luxury Company
  • Proven experience in Apparel M/W
  • Confidence with reports and analysis
  • Fluent ENGLISH is mandatory
  • Able to work under pressure
  • Excellent IT Skills (Excel)
  • Business oriented

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