Job description / Role
Quest Search and Selection is working with leading fashion and lifestyle brand in the Middle East looking for a Senior Planner to join their team in Kuwait. We are ideally looking for someone with a solid relevant experience in demand planning and forecasting in the GCC region.
As a Senior Planner, you will:
- Own annual calendar, assortment, and options plans; implement seasonal merchandise and financial planning strategies
- Identify product categories for designing and production and communicate them to stakeholders and buying teams
- Perform sales, events, and promotions analysis from different channels to identify key metrics
- Collaborate with key territory managers and teams to identify and address stock issues
- Monitor both supply and demand to enhance the supply/demand equilibrium
- Keep abreast with latest trends / customer behavior and communicate them with key internal teams
- Minimum of 4 years’ experience in a similar role within fashion / lifestyle / private label sector
- Proven experience in forecasting and merchandise financial & demand planning
- Good understanding of the commercial, purchasing and production functions
- Strong numerical and analytical skills
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills
- Middle East experience is required
If you think you have the qualifications for this exciting opportunity and would like to be part of this highly successful company, please apply with your updated CV today.
About the Company
Quest Search & Selection is a specialist recruitment consultancy with over 20 years' experience in sourcing the world's best candidates for the global Retail, FMCG and Hospitality sectors.
With offices in the UK & Dubai, we have an international presence and a global reach. Our recruiters place candidates locally and internationally for a wide variety of roles focusing on the following areas:
Retail Buying & Merchandising, E-commerce & Digital, Food & Beverage, Hotels, Hospitality & Operations, Retail Stores & Operations, HR & Recruitment, Procurement, Supply Chain & Logistics, Sales & Marketing, Technical and New Product Development.
We work in partnership with our clients who range from famous international brands within the Retail, Restaurant, Hotel and Consumer products space. Our reputation is built on our in-depth understanding of the industry and our consultants' skill, knowledge and passion for their sectors.