GUCCI Supply Chain Inventory Planner/Assistant Manager (6 months maternity cover)

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03/18/2024

Gucci Fixed Term (Fixed Term)
Singapore Singapore

If you are a Dream-maker, this is the place for you. Together, we’ll create the real fabric of Gucci. A community of people united by the same passion: breaking new ground in the fashion world and beyond.

The position we’re offering is for someone able to let others shine by expressing themselves. Not an ordinary role. You’ll have the opportunity to encourage your team towards success by promoting the philosophy and values of the brand.

Reporting directly to the Senior Supply Chain Manager (SA&P), the Supply Chain Inventory Planner (SA&P) plays a key role in the management of all supply chain and allocation activities in the region

Distribution:

  • Perform daily the Replenishment & Allocation from WW WH and from local WH to stores. For SAP, we repeat the process for all countries
  • Monitor constantly Store Capacity vs Stock on hand. Actively collecting data from stores and keeping updated the capacity data for all SAP stores.
  • Check the Target stock level vs OH for all SKUs and all stores constantly, to make sure that TSL is in line with latest sales performances.
  • Define allocation strategies in order to always ensure optimized inventory in store, changing the weeks of coverage and the depth of each SKU, accordingly to events/renovations/changes happening in store.
  • Secure correct level of Inventory for new store opening, renovations, pop-up stores etc. to avoid stock out situation and secure sufficient coverage for best-sellers.
     

Management & Allocation of Client Requests:

  • Ensure the best service level to our top clients, source and allocate the right product in the least time possible
  • Update the Client Request file after every allocation, informing the stores about status & ETA of every request.
  • Occasional Manual allocation to fulfil urgent client requests received from stores.

Provide Inventory Visibility to Retail, Merchandising & VM Team:

  • Support Merchandising team in keeping a “right sized” assortment. To quickly identify the “low performing” styles, and the changes to be made to the current assortment to optimize the inventory.
  • Store Visits: Get feedback from stores on stock level and evaluate potential TSL adjustments when needed.
  • Give stock visibility to stores (give suggestions on what to push/highlight high & low stock situations/stock shortage & alternatives/deliveries)
  • Share regularly the assortment with the stores, with information on what will be carried forward into the next season/which styles to keep last display piece of, etc.

Consolidation / Rebalancing of Stock:

  • Stock Consolidation between Stores (STS)
    • For ALL Departments: once a month – For BEST SELLERS top 20 styles across departments: twice a month
  • Stock Rebalancing across SEAP Countries (from WH to WH – ICT)
    • For ALL Departments: twice a month
    • For all the above we need to come up with a proposal, send instructions to the stores and create ICT (paperwork) to transfer stock between countries.
    • Facilitate and streamline the processes to exchange stock between countries (ICTs). Work closely with Kering Logistics on every step.

Update Demand & Planning Team on Events and Trends:

  • Consolidate feedback at line and department level from sales performance and provide data to the demand and planning team (including buyers’ feedback on the sales forecast)
  • Create and update a calendar every season for the WW team on Special Events/store opening/sales trends/holidays sales peak.

Adhoc Activities:

  • Work with the VM & Merchandising team on special events such as Openings/ Refurbishments/Special launches, to ensure correct level of inventory in store.
  • Strategic projects to address country specific issues (e.g., Singapore overstock)
  • Special Projects to improve communication between Retail and Merchandising
  • Presentations and Analysis for Senior Management

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in supply chain/Project Management/Management or equivalent education and experience, is preferred.
  • 4-5 years’ experience in merchandising/merchandising planning/supply chain
  • Good understanding of Supply Chain Metrics
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to effectively communicate and coordinate with all levels of the organization.
  • Proficiency in MS Office suite. Excellent skills in Microsoft Excel (pivot tables, vlookups, hlookups)
  • Good relational skills, to be able to work in an international environment and to be able to build and keep strong relationships with stakeholders.
  • Team player, experience in working in a highly cross-functional organization.
  • Sense of urgency, able to work under pressure with tight deadlines.
  • Initiative and curiosity, willing to grow and be challenged in a very exciting, young and fast environment.

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