Product Merchandising Specialist

Created: 19-11-2020

Deadline:

Category: Merchandising

Location: Milan, Italy

Pandora Italia is looking for a highly experienced Product Merchandising Specialist who works as a part of the cluster merchandising team from our office in Milan.

MAIN PURPOSE OF THE ROLE

The Product Merchandising Specialists primary purpose is to support the Product Manager in making sure the assortment reflects the cluster needs and supports the Moments and Style GBU product development pipelines. To be the eyes and ears of the customer for the GO and ensure the cluster needs are clear from an assortment line plan. Support to ensure excellent execution across all touch points of the go to market strategy.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES

•      Hindsight product performance and communicate key cluster needs for product

       development according to product development timelines

•      Assess and adopt global assortment and ensure local development needs are

        incorporated

•      Champion new product development and innovation pipeline

•      Drive commercial performance through GBU structure and ensure merchandising

       performance KPIS are met (i.e LFL%, Adoption Rate)

•      Support new product forecasts (E2 forecasts in line with OTB budget)

•      Support Product Manager to ensure merchandising, marketing, and retail marketing, and sales operations teams have thorough communications about the Trading LineUp and Go to Market initiatives

•     Always protect the brand framework

•     Commercialize the assortment

•     Participate in local pricing discussion´(retail & wholesale)

•     Commercial responsiveness 

PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS AND TECHNICAL SKILLS

•     3-5+ years merchandising, planning, and allocation and demand planning experience

•     In Store, commercial experience a plus (Store Leader)

•     Strong command of English language

•     Proficient in Excel and Power Point

•     Experience in e-commerce a plus

•     Preferred educated at university level in Fashion Merchandising, Business Marketing, Supply Planning

PERSONAL SKILLS

•     Relentlessly commercial

•     Strong communicator and powerful point of view

•     Team player with strong conviction

•     Analytical whiz and strong merchant eye

•     Not put off by details

•     Fact based decision maker

•     Collaborative

•     Self Aware

 

The product merchandiser specialist must live up to Pandora’s core values:

•     Can do attitude and high performance drive

•     Great overview and whole hearted passion

•     Strong individual – yet team player in the pride

 

If you are interested in this position and feel you have the relevant skill set then we’d love to hear from you! Please click here to apply.

About Pandora

Pandora designs, manufactures and markets hand-finished jewellery made from high-quality materials at affordable prices. Pandora jewellery is sold in more than 100 countries through 7,400 points of sale, including more than 2,700 concept stores. 

Headquartered in Copenhagen, Denmark, Pandora employs 28,000 people worldwide and crafts its jewellery at two LEED certified facilities in Thailand using mainly recycled silver and gold. The company plans to be carbon neutral by 2025 and has joined the Science Based Targets initiative to reduce emissions across its full value chain. Pandora is listed on the Nasdaq Copenhagen stock exchange and generated sales of DKK 21.9 billion (EUR 2.9 billion) in 2019. [No text in field]