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Merchandise Planner - Commerce



Uruguay · Remote
Posted on Tuesday, June 11, 2024


About the Role:
IPSY is looking for an energetic, self-motivated Merchandise Planning Specialist to join the Commerce Planning Team. In this role, you will leverage your analytical and collaborative skill set to drive merchandise planning strategies.
You will be responsible for forecasting, inventory management, business reporting, sourcing, and product margin management. You will also work with Merchandising, Strategy, Operations and Brand to purchase and manage inventory while mitigating risks.
The ideal candidate will be an analytical problem solver, ultra-organized, have excellent attention to detail, a positive professional attitude, and the ability to work on a dynamic team.
This position reports to the Director of Planning and Inventory Management and can be remote from Argentina or Uruguay.

What You’ll Be Doing:

  • Forecast and develop merchandise plans for commerce assortments.
  • Manage overall inventory position and flow (tracking receipts, inbound, OH inventory, inventory upload, etc.) for designated category.
  • Ensure monthly product assortment is aligned with COGS budget, product margin, and overall merchandise planning direction.
  • Report on business performance and identify necessary pivots for assigned merchandising category or program.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams and identify actions that align with the needs of the business, maintain systems and files used by cross-functional teams, and ensure all product data is available, accurate, and correctly verified.
  • Collaborate with the Brand team to procure and source inventory to fuel the Commerce business.
  • Ad-hoc projects, reporting, and analysis in support of the overall Planning team and Leadership, as needed.
  • Identify, report on, and analyze operational KPIs
What We Are Looking For:
  • Bachelor's Degree or Master's degree in business or merchandising-related fields
  • 2-3 years of merchandise planning, buying, finance, or inventory management experience
  • Interest in retail, beauty, or fashion
  • Strong analytical acumen with proficiency in retail math
  • Proactive self-starter with excellent interpersonal and time management skills
  • Impeccable attention to detail
  • Flexible and comfortable with a fast-paced, always-changing environment
  • Proficient in Excel, PowerPoint, and Google Docs
  • Ability to problem-solve, individually or in a group setting.
  • Ability to develop productive relationships with peer groups within Planning/Merchandising and other departments.
What We Offer:
  • Competitive salary (usd)
  • Paid time off & work from home flexibility
  • Learning & development programs
Only Argentina and Urguay based applicants will be considered. Please submit a CV in English.
If you need reasonable accommodation in the application or employment process, please contact us.
IPSY is based in the US and to ensure compliance with country specific employment laws we partner with the local agency, Nexton, that assists us with employee recruiting and payroll.
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