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Merchandise Planners

Apply now Job no: 502873
Work type: Permanent Full-time
Location: VIC Metro
Categories: Merchandise - Planner

About Kmart

With more than 200 stores and employing over 34,000 people, Kmart is proud to be one of Australia and New Zealand’s largest and most successful retailers.

Serving the needs of Australian families is at the core of who we are as a business, that’s why we are driven to be the place customers rely on for low prices and making every day living brighter.

Culture

You’ll be joining a dynamic team with a fantastic culture where diversity is openly celebrated, and you’ll be challenged and supported to achieve personal and business goals. Expect a work environment that is highly collaborative, fast-paced, inclusive and progressive - with no two days the same!

What we’re looking for?

Due to continued growth we are now seeking to recruit Merchandise Planners across apparel and general merchandise.

Based at our Head Office in Mulgrave and reporting into a Planning Manager, these roles are responsible for the following:

  • delivering key profit objectives through innovation, customer orientation, inventory management and analysis
  • working closely with your buyer and the broader team
  • significantly contributing to the execution of the strategy
  • trading your business to maximise every opportunity and minimise risks
  • controlling a significant Open to Buy
  • forecasting stock requirements to maximise revenue, margin and stock turn performance

About You

As an experienced Merchandise Planner, you will have a solid knowledge base with plenty of experience to back it up, an inquisitive and commercial mind and enjoy knowledge sharing. Working collaboratively is your preferred style but you are comfortable owning your business and decision making.

Driven to succeed, you have demonstrated business acumen and exceptional commercial results; excel in forecasting, interpreting market trends and executing strategic trading plans to exceed targets and deliver growth. 

You are a well-regarded trader, strong communicator and influencer, with a proactive approach. Strong computer literacy, including proficiency in Excel is essential.

Our benefits

  • Development opportunities across Kmart and the Wesfarmers Group
  • Excellent remuneration, a generous bonus scheme and access to the Wesfarmers share plan
  • Discount card for Kmart, Coles, Target and Officeworks
  • Support of flexible working
  • Casual dress and free onsite parking

At Kmart we aim to ensure our teams reflect the diversity of the communities in which we operate.

Candidates interested in this position should apply directly to this advertisement as we are not accepting applications from recruitment agencies.

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Advertised: AUS Eastern Standard Time
Applications close: AUS Eastern Standard Time

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