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Planner | Fashion | Dubai

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Date: 29-Jan-2019

Location: Dubai, AE

Company: Al Futtaim Private Company LLC

Job Requisition ID: 31969 

No two days are the same at Al-Futtaim, no matter what role you have. Our work is driven by the desire to make a difference and to have a meaningful impact with the goal of enriching everyday lives. Take our engaging and supportive work environment and couple it with a company culture that recognises and rewards quality performance, and what do you get? The chance to push the limits every single day.


As a humble family business that started on the banks of the Dubai Creek in the 1930s, Al-Futtaim has expanded to a presence in 31 countries, a portfolio of over 200 companies, and 42,000 employees. You’ll find us in industries ranging from automotive and retail, to finance and real estate, and connecting people with international names like Lexus, Ikea, Robinsons, and Adidas. Our team is proudly multicultural and multinational because that kind of diverse representation gives us the global mindset to grow and impact the people, markets, and trends around us.


Come join us to live well, work better, and be the best.

About the role:


The Planner is responsible to manage OTB, stock, sales and margin at detailed level to maximise sales and minimise inventory levels. You are responsible for sales Planning by market and business unit (annual, monthly, daily), managing all the key Business KPI’s of Sales, Cash Margin, Markdown Cost and Closing Stock, controlling Space and OTB Planning by BU for the entire MENA business, and for delivering accurate Business Reports and providing analysis to drive the key Business KPI’s.


About You:


It is essential you have at least 3 years’ experience in a similar role within a large multi-brand retailer.  You must possess strong decision making skills, have excellent attention to detail, be able to analyse data quickly and efficiently and have the ability to work with people at all levels in a multi-functional, deadline-driven environment. You will have excellent attention to detail, use a systematic approach to planning and prioritising activities and have a proven track record in achieving targets in a fast-moving, results-driven environment.  Advanced skills in MS Excel is required and knowledge of SAP system would be an advantage.


You must be proactive, self-motivated, career focused and have excellent leadership and people management skills.

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