Looking to join a global retailer who values people? Then look no further. We are committed to developing our people, last year we made numerous promotions across the business. We have raised and spent over £5m through our Monsoon Accessorize Trust. The Trust allows us to support 19 projects currently and “give back to the communities we trade in”. We are a strong brand with many talented people in the business along with a loyal customer base who knows our heritage. We put people first and pride ourselves in attracting, developing, retaining and inspiring our talent.
Our Branch Planning team currently have a new opportunity for an Assistant Branch Planner to join to help drive the sales performance of every store, both in the UK and internationally. This is a great opportunity for someone with experience within branch planning, branch merchandising or core merchandising to take a unique step in their career.
What will you do as an Assistant Branch Planner?
Branch Planning is responsible for ensuring the best stock package is created for all stores to potentialise store performance in line with their space. You will become a dedicated contact for a specific region, where you will liaise with International partners to maximise sales from a planning perspective. You will also meet many functions across the company, ranging from Product Merchandising, Visual Merchandising to Area Managers and the International Retail team. You will liaise the Store Development team and get involved with the New Store and refit process.
Your role duties will include:
• Supporting the Branch Planner in creating retail plans for stores, UK and internationally, tying in with the strategic view of the product teams
• Produce analysis for pre-season planning and in-season trading – pulling together conclusions from the data
• Help in the creation of seasonal planning summaries
• Work closely with the store visual merchandising team to ensure consistency in store planning.
• Build relationships with Product teams across core merchandising
What you will need to succeed as an Assistant Branch Planner?
You could already be working within branch planning, branch merchandising or even core merchandising, and ready for a new challenge. Advanced skills in Excel are crucial, along with an interest in space planning. Ideally you’ll have a degree within a Maths, Business or related field and enjoy analytical thinking. Finally, you must be a great communicator, and enjoy building collaborative relationships.
What are we like to work for?
If you're ambitious, Monsoon Accessorize is a great place to be. We're still growing which means there are more opportunities than ever before. You will enjoy a fantastic benefits package which includes an amazing discount across our brands, up to 23 days holiday, pension, life assurance and an interest free season ticket card loan. We also provide a great range of Voluntary benefits with external companies that you can take advantage of such as discounts on gym memberships and the opportunity to ride a tax free bike to work to name a few!