Senior Merchandiser job at Al Futtaim Dubai

July 12, 2023

Senior Merchandiser job at Al Futtaim Dubai

Location: Dubai, AE
Company: Al Futtaim Private Company LLC
Job Requisition ID: 154680

Established in the 1930s as a trading business, Al-Futtaim Group today is one of the most diversified and progressive, privately held regional businesses headquartered in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Structured into five operating divisions; automotive, financial services, real estate, retail and healthcare; employing more than 35,000 employees across more than 20 countries in the Middle East, Asia and Africa, Al-Futtaim Group partners with over 200 of the world’s most admired and innovative brands. Al-Futtaim Group’s entrepreneurship and relentless customer focus enables the organization to continue to grow and expand; responding to the changing needs of our customers within the societies in which we operate.

By upholding our values of respect, excellence, collaboration and integrity; Al-Futtaim Group continues to enrich the lives and aspirations of our customers each and every day

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Overview of the role
Manages OTB, stock, sales and margin at detailed level to maximise sales and minimise inventory levels.

What you will do
Oversee full OTB process, sell through and markdown policy. Analytical and proactively manages sales, inventory and margin through effective range planning
Provides accurate OTB plans for each category maximising sell through
Forecasts intakes in line with OTB to give an accurate picture of weekly stockholding by brand.
Manages and creates category planning
Manages store clustering and distribution of stock to stores
Creates, manages and maintains MSSI/ WSSI reports
Manages monthly intake and timely deliveries in accordance with the brand and Market
Ensures all markets have optimum inventory levels at any given point of time
Manages the stock profile to ensure that aged inventory is kept to a minimum
Ensure that SAP is maintained and is regularly and is operating effectively from an inventory point of view
Develop and publish reports which will give accurate and reliable information to the management and facilitate decision making
Support expansion by providing sales estimates and ensuring the availability of a proper stock package
Understand gaps in the existing inventory control process & take corrective action to address these gaps in a timely manor
Assist with the development and enforcement of robust inventory/ stock policies, procedures (SOPs) and ensure that the replenishment system in SAP is operating efficiently.

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What equips you for the role
College or University level graduate.
Retail and fashion experience is preferred
Strategic planning and analytical skills, All Microsoft Office Programs and knowledge of retail systems

About Al-Futtaim Retail
Al-Futtaim Retail has established itself as one of the leaders in Retail across the Middle East, Africa & Asia over the past 30 years. We have developed partnerships with some of the biggest and most respected Brands in the world including IKEA, ACE and Toys R Us in the Middle East and the Inditex Group of Brands (Zara, Mango, Bershka and P&B) across Asia. We are also one of the largest Global partners of Marks and Spencer’s in both regions with over 75 stores offering both fashion & food options.

Most recently we have been responsible for bringing brands to the Middle East for the first time with the exciting launches of Watsons and B&Q and we aim to continue to be agile and adaptive to our markets with new launches and further development. For this to be possible we aim to recruit the best talent from all backgrounds who will continue to challenge and develop our diverse workforce which includes over 100 nationalities across 12 countries. Join us today and make a difference…

Work Level
Experienced, Senior-Level
Employment Type
Full Time

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