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GUCCI Merchandising Manager (W&J)

Gucci - Regular
Tokyo - Japan

Role Mission The Merchandising Manager/Assistant Manager supports the Merchandising Senior Manager in daily analysis and buying activities as well as participates in regular Store Visits.

Key Accountabilities
• Implement and translate the WW buying strategy at regional level based on market’s
• Carefully evaluate and define the quantities to be bought by store in cooperation with the Merchandising Manager
• Buy client centric with the objective of tailoring the assortment for each store
• In season analysis and strategy proposal to optimize assortments by store
• Cooperate with the Merchandising Planning in order to evaluate sales potential by event/store to define the OTB split at store level
• Evaluate the sales potential of products and collections by functions, lines and price ranges in order to cover different customer segments and nationalities.
• Rationalize and monitor stores' assortment (Newness vs Carryover)
• Manage the stock for the assigned category/s in the Region

• Coordinate with your local Inventory Planning team on defining the rules for stock distribution
of Newness & Carry Over
• Work on reorder proposals to take from Corporate Bulk
• Work on in-season cancellation proposals to Merchandising Manager and follow up with
local Inventory Planning and Corporate Supply Chain
• Assortment review for events, re-openings, closures
Analysis and feedback:
• Monitor category business in order to maximize business priorities/opportunities
• Collect qualitative comments on business performance to support Merchandising Manager in
preparation of regular e-mails calls with Corporate Merchandising
• Participate in calls with Corporate Merchandising and actively take notes to discuss Actions
with Merchandising Manager post meeting
• Perform Store Visits on a regular basis to gather qualitative feedback on clients and product
• Coordinate with local Inventory Planning
• Share monthly feedback to the Corporate CDPP Team in cooperation with Merchandising
• Monitor sales performance and activate tactical needs accordingly
• Analyze stock level, delivery status and merchandise allocation of assigned product categories
in collaboration with Inventory Planning and identify growth opportunities

Store Visits:
• Conduct regular store visits (Gucci & competitors) based on business needs
• Help clarify assortments and product buying strategies to store teams (Newness & Carry Over)
• Help highlight important product information to store teams already communicated through
Digital Training Modules or Gucci To Go to help emphasize their importance
• Participate and collaborate with the Local Team to secure product knowledge in stores
• Work closely with VM and Retail, spend time in stores and closely monitor the clientele
behavior and the market specificities

Job Requirements
• Bachelor’s degree in business administration, statistics, mathematics, engineering or
related Supply Chain fields
• At least up to 5 years’ experience
• Experience in retail environment with hands-on knowledge of retail processes and
• Strong accuracy & precision for analytical abilities
• Experience in using of Excel and BI tools in order to monitor performances and KPIs
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Collaborative skills ability to work cross-functionally in a team environment
• Availability to travel
• Luxury fashion house experience preferred but not required.

  • Full time
  • Asia
  • Japan

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