Fashion Planner

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Hunkemöller is searching for a passionate, highly analytical and structured Fashion Planner. Reporting to the Merchandiser and working as part of a team, you’ll play a key role in planning and developing a category strategy that drives market-leading sales performance and ultimately delivers profitable growth for Hunkemöller.

Within this challenging role, your key responsibilities will be:

  • Setting up budgets for each quarter with the Merchandiser

  • Recommending width and depth of options planned for each quarter in line with demand

  • Managing and analysing product size ratios

  • Building and managing the WSSI with the Merchandiser

The role will include the following merchandising processes:

  • Liaising with the Merchandiser to ensure appropriate levels of stock within season

  • Managing slow sellers and recommending any stock transfers out

  • Providing the buying team with a clear merchandise framework and plan so they can build and select the product assortment

  • Understanding sales/profit plan and the implications of current trading

  • Reviewing commitment and best/worst sellers then highlighting risks and opportunities to the Merchandisers

  • Identifying and costing markdown recommendations to review with the Merchandisers

  • Carrying out Monday performance reports to support the Merchandisers with current trade for Monday meetings

  • Recommending clearance strategies to reduce the level of old stock #

Our ideal candidate for this Fashion planner role:

  • Has at least 3-years’ proven merchandising experience within a fashion retailer

  • Has a strong commercial acumen with excellent analytical and numerical skills

  • Enjoys working collaboratively, as part of a team and building strong working relationships

  • Has knowledge in SAP (BW), advanced Excel skills and very good English language skills, both written and verbal 

  • Is self-confident, fun and passionate about retail and merchandising. 

  • Thrives in a fast-paced, dynamic and fun environment

Hunkemöller strives to be a much loved, social & inclusive brand. A place where people love to work, are proud of the brand, and where we create true brand ambassadors. Working in a passionate, energetic, design-led and performance-driven environment where our key customer persona 'Shero' sits at the heart of everything we do. Hunkemöller is certified TOP EMPLOYER of the Netherlands 2023, which underlines our people initiatives and achievements.

Together Tomorrow – Join a Retailer that's on the move to be better for our planet, better for people, better together! From diversity & inclusion, reducing waste, to product care and how we work with our suppliers, our Together Tomorrow initiative reflects what we do and helps drive change across our business. Ready to help us achieving our ambitious goals? Where ever you'll start working with us, if in Stores or our HQs, you can contribute!

Apply now with your CV (in English) or LinkedIn profile only. In case of any questions, please contact our Recruitment team via [email protected].

For this role, we're not looking to work with external agencies.

Nick Bailey
Global Merchandising, Planning and Distribution Director

"We now move to operational leadership for every part of the logistics model - from sourcing and shipping to a single inventory view with its many customer and business benefits."
One-third of every Euro we spend is on product – and we always make sure that the money is well spent. Our merchandising skills have made us market leaders in mainland Europe and industry best practice supports our buying process – so we always deliver the products our customers need. With more than 3,500 styles a year in production and lead times of up to nine months, careful planning and detailed analysis are essential to get the right stock to the right place – and at the right price too.

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Your benefits if you join a TOP EMPLOYER:

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Internal Learning Platform

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Flexible Working Hours

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Dynamic and Fast-Paced Environment

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Restaurant on site with freshly-made food

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Lifestyle Workshops

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Collective Company Insurance Discount

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Support in Travel Expenses

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Community Events

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Pension Support

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Staff Discount

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Performance Reviews

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Hybrid Working Module & Home Office Allowance

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