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GUCCI WRTW Retail Merchandiser Manager

Gucci - Regular
Milano - Italy

Role Mission The Women RTW Team is seeking a WW Retail Merchandiser to become the HQ point of contact for the Women RTW category for the regional buying teams. You will be responsible to monitor the business performance of the assigned category, being constantly up to date and informed on the market changes and client needs, you will take decisions that will maximize our sales performance. The role is based in our Gucci Hub in Milan, home to many corporate business departments of our company. You will join a dynamic and passionate team and will report to the Director of Women RTW Merchandising department.

Your key activities will include:

  • Market Intelligence: consolidate inputs from the regions and channels on business trend, competitor offer, and products’ needs (You will also be regularly visiting the markets in keep yourself up to date with the trends and opportunities);
  • Buying activities: performing quantitative analysis to define Master Orders ensuring a balanced global product mix, aligning with the Collection Merchandising on the key seasonal messages and core product selection;
  • Inventory activities: work on stock level optimization across regions and channels to maximize sales; analyze selling trends highlighting actions on reorders or cancellations; constantly monitor monthly supply and slow movers;
  • Sales Activities: constant collaboration with regional buyers to gather product feedback and market needs in order to understand each market and exploit business opportunities; conduct qualitative analysis on a daily base and elaborate and share with Collection Merchandising and Merchandising Manager inputs in terms of Visual Merchandising and merchandise relocation;
  • Team Leadership: become a reference point for the assigned category/market for regional merchandising teams and ensure a proper translation of HQ key messages into regional structures.

Things that should be in your background:

  • At least 7 years of experience in a similar role in the fashion industry
  • Strong product sensitivity and passion for Women's RTW categories
  • Experience in large volume distribution
  • Fluency in Italian and English
  • Sound analytical and numerical capabilities
  • Commercial awareness and strong business acumen

Other Attributes that will help you in this role:

  • Educational background preferably in business management or similar
  • Availability and passion for travelling up to 40% of your working time
  • Excellent organizational, interpersonal and communication skills
  • Passionate about exceeding corporate goals, driving business results and going the extra mile in the daily work
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment
  • Sound knowledge of the current market and consumer trends
  • Excellent Excel and PowerPoint skills
  • Full time
  • Europe
  • Italy

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