Team Lead Merchandise Planning Premium

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ABOUT THE TEAM Department: Merchandise Planning Reports to: Head of Merchandising Team Size: >10 Recruiters name & Email: Lucy Dobbie, The Team Lead Merchandise Planning for Premium Brands will oversee the Men's & Women's premium categories. They will be completely responsible for the planning and trading of the department and the merchandise planning team. WHERE YOUR EXPERTISE IS NEEDED * Responsibility for owning pre-season sales plan by category. You are taking trends, campaigns, country plans and selling levers into account. You ensure your category remains competitive and you control the OTB for your category to maximize sales, gross margin and inventory turn. * Working alongside the Head of Merchandising and your buying counterpart, you will develop a category strategy, taking into consideration brands and price clusters, optimizing width and depth and tailoring to specific market needs. Alongside the buying team, You might also attend all key buying meetings where you will build strong, trustful relationships with the suppliers. * Managing all assortment planning through flow plans, you will ensure critical paths are prepared. You take trading actions when needed to optimize the performance of your categories. * Alongside your key functional responsibilities, you will also be fully responsible for leading and coaching/developing your team. With a team to look after you will build good relationships with your team and you will structure your team effectively taking into consideration their strengths, weaknesses and training needs WHAT WE'RE LOOKING FOR * Relevant Merchandise Planning Experience at a similar level. You have experienced working for a fast paced retailing business. Ideally you have worked within an Ecommerce retailer and with branded fashion product. * A strong leader. You are able to manage multiple stakeholders effectively through your strategic communication style and are reliable when it comes to getting things done. You understand the challenges of the fast fashion business and are exhilarated by this. You are only as good as your team. You pride yourself in your leadership skills with at least 4 years of relevant experience leading a large team. * You are motivated and comfortable to work in an ever-changing environment. You are solution oriented and you enjoy working in a dynamic, pacey business. * You are excited to add to best practice and contribute towards the future of merchandise planning at Zalando. You have worked with various merchandising software packages and you are comfortable with analysis and excel at an advanced level PERKS AT WORK * A workplace run on trust, empowerment and feedback; positive, inspiring working atmosphere * Competitive salary, employee share shop, 40% Zalando shopping discount, discounts from external partners, centrally located offices, public transport discounts, municipality services, great IT equipment, flexible working times, additional holidays and volunteering time off, free beverages and fruits, diverse sports and health offerings * Mentoring and personal development opportunities and an international team of experts * Relocation assistance for internationals, PME family service and parent & child rooms* (*available in select locations We celebrate diversity and are committed to building teams that represent a variety of backgrounds, perspectives and skills. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit and business need. Zalando is Europe's leading online platform for fashion, connecting customers, brands and partners. We bring head-to-toe fashion to more than 23 million active customers across 15 markets. Our platform is a one-stop fashion shop for inspiration, innovation, and interaction