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Assistant Planner

Job no: 502633
Work type: FP – Full-time Permanent
Location: Richmond, VIC – Head Office
Category: Merchandise Planning

Forever Evolving

Forever New is Australia’s fastest growing fashion clothing and accessories brand. With more than 300 stores and a vast online presence across the globe, we have developed a strong community of fashion-lovers, designers, innovators, experts and creatives who have taken us from Melbourne to the world.

The Opportunity

Become an Assistant Planner with Forever New and take on the exciting challenge of managing the stock deployment globally of our Dresses range.

As a fundamental part of our Global Planning team, you will gain a strong understanding of our customers and competitors to successfully manage all administrative tasks for the Planner across the range.

Key Responsibilities

    • Work with the Planning team to effectively forecast stock margins and construct a well-balanced range framework with the right mix of product
    • Provide accurate reporting and administrative support to the Planning team
    • Monitor sales and external market activity to maximise sales opportunities and minimise potential risks
    • Review and monitor range plans regularly with the Buyer and Planner
    • Generate ideas to improve sales and profit performance

We are looking for a new Assistant Planner to join a privately owned globally growing business who are dedicated to team collaboration and innovation.

Key Experience

    • Proven track record of effective stock management in a fashion business
    • An understanding of all critical path elements and their impact on delivery
    • Intermediate to advanced experience with Microsoft Excel
    • Strong financial and commercial business acumen
    • Competitor knowledge that forms educated opinions to effect commercial decisions
    • Ability to work autonomously and collaboratively as part of a team
    • A confident and engaging communicator with the ability to deliver presentations and influence key stake holders
    • Highly organised with excellent written and verbal communication skills

Company Culture & Benefits

Here at Forever New, our people are at the heart of everything we do. Forever New HQ is a fast-paced retail environment rapidly expanding across the globe. By the same token, we’re all about a healthy, flexible work-life balance. That’s why, as part of the Forever New family, you’ll enjoy plenty of exciting rewards and benefits.

The perks:

    • Generous 40% employee discount and periodic family and friends’ discounts
    • Loyalty and birthday leave
    • Monthly afternoon tea with an early finish Friday
    • Wellbeing and environmental incentives
    • Learning and development programs
    • Recognition program and service awards
    • Subsidised car parking
    • Thriving head office located in Richmond
    • Exposure to a global business based across 5 continents
    • Recruitment referral incentives

Whether we’re designing our latest fashion collection, expanding into a new international market, or providing expert styling advice to our loyal customers, these are a few of the rules we live by:

Think Customer    Respect for all     Keep it Simple       Take Responsibility          Act with Pace