Created: 07-01-2020


Category: Merchandising

Location: Milan


Supports the Head of Merchandise Trading with establishing the initial allocation plan in alignment with the OTB budget pre-season and OTB spend in-season. Develop and execute initial allocation and replenishment of product to all stores. Conducts on-going analysis to assess replenishment algorithms  for continuity categories/items and new launches. Creates and adjusts seasonality curves to match the replenishment orders with anticipated sales volume.  Recognizing events and special campaigns.




  • Develop and execute initial allocation and replenishment of product to all stores
  • Manage the assortment order for new store openings, in accordance with Category manager guidelines
  • Provides on-going analysis on OTB performance, both pre-season and in-season;
  • Monitor and manage overall store inventory levels based on store capacity, attributes, seasonality and selling curves
  • Monitor and manage store inventory levels at the style/color/size levelUpdate and validate the replenishment algorithms in TXT for continuity categories/items and new launches
  • Monitor and drive the store performance in order to reduce stock level and increase stock turn, maximize sell through and the ROS
  • Monitor exceptions on merchandise stock levels and recommends necessary adjustments
  • Analyze store geographic, size selling, and create appropriate distribution strategies to optimize inventory levels  (recommends product category store transfers and consolidations)
  • Create and maintain weekly allocation report and track all open orders during the shipping season
  • Assist planning team with basic reporting needs when necessar



  • Advanced mastery of Excel and Planning Tools.
  • University Degreee
  • Ability in merchandise planning and inventory management.
  • Demonstrable project management expertise.
  • Sound working knowledge of business systems and data mining.
  • Strong analytical skills.
  • Detail oriented without losing the big picture.
  • Proactivity and curiosity, can-do attitude.
  • Great interpersonal skills and ability to communicate.
  • Ability to share knowledge.
  • Initiative and shared decision making approach.
  • Team-spirit.
  • Ability to adapt and respond to dynamic and ever changing work situations and environments.
  • Solid business acumen skills and problem-solving attitude.
  • Passion for work and the product.
  • Creative thinking, ability to think outside the box, approaching situations in innovative ways.
  • Excellent time management skills, meeting work deadlines effectively.
  • At least 2/3 years of relevant work experience in a similar position within a retail company


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.