Mar 06, 2018

Adidas Jobs - Retail Merchandiser - Factory Outlets

  • Adidas Group
  • Dubai - United Arab Emirates
Full time Sales and Marketing Jobs Retail and Wholesale Jobs

Job Description

Job Title:  Retail Merchandiser - Factory Outlets

Company Name: Adidas Group  

Location: Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE)


Job Summary: The Retail Merchandiser - Factory Outlets will be responsible for forecasting, planning, and implementing strategies to achieve or exceed sales goals and maximize the profitability of our Retail stores. In addition, he/she will be responsible for buying a balanced product assortment to help showcase the Adidas brand and direction.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for all aspects of buying and planning within the Adidas Own Retail stores.
  • Support the implementation of key strategic priorities in line with the company direction and the market merchandising framework.
  • Plan, manage, and monitor the seasonal open to buy to reflect sales trends and adjust buys accordingly.
  • Utilize pre-season and in-season planning and projections throughout the year to ensure sufficient stock levels.
  • Proactively provide relevant in depth analysis to support buying commitment decisions.
  • Provide fact-based product input and feedback for internal/external stakeholders.
  • Assist seniors with building range plans in collaboration with DTC team. Provide the historical analysis to effectively support and build the range/assortment plan.
  • Analyze every aspect of best sellers and worst sellers, in season stock cover management and in season reactivity and provide recommendations based on analysis.
  • Action the optimal flow of merchandise incl. fulfilment of product/marketing introduction deadlines/capacity planning.
  • Specialize in merchandising systems and tools and eager to learn new systems to ensure smooth business operations.
  • Store visits as needed and advised by the business.
  • Execute collaborating decisions agreed with seniors.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

  • The applicant must hold a University degree Marketing / Business/ Sales focus/ Economics
  • Three to four years of merchandising experience –similar capacity
  • Excellent attention to detail and analytical skills
  • Structured, organized, and process oriented
  • Ability to work effectively within a team environment and under pressure
  • Ability to think strategically, synthesize complex data and develop innovative solutions
  • Excellent command of English.
  • Strong work ethic willing to put long hours of work when required.
  • Intermediate to advanced MS office skills (Excel is a must)
  • Understanding of relevant Retail management and back office systems

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