Head of Merchandise - MIMCO
Job no: 982005
Work type: Full-Time
Location: Melbourne - CBD & Inner
Key leadership role within the MIMCO brand. Work closely with the MD and brand executive team to develop and define business vision, strategy and business plan whilst managing the financial performance of the MIMCO business.
- Work with the MD to develop and define the vision, brand strategy and business plan to drive sales and market share growth for MIMCO
- Influence product strategy in conjunction with the MD and by working with the design and production teams to deliver high quality, on brand product across the ranges
- Develop and manage the financial performance of the MIMCO business by channel according to budget & forecast measured by sales, BGP, markdowns and stock management
- Manage monthly forecast reviews by channel, by division for MIMCO, driving productivity initiatives to grow sales, BGP, improve stock efficiency and drive profitability in all channels
- Work with finance and the MD on monthly brand P&L and present this to the HO team monthly
- Management of the budgeting process, sourcing strategy, and intake margin for the brand
- Work closely with the Head of Retail to drive sales performance in stores
- Provide consistent and supportive leadership across the merchandise planning and production team
The Ideal Candidate has
- Previous experience operating at a Head of Planning/ Merchandise or Planning Manager level, leading a large team to success
- Experience in accessories and/or design led brands is preferred, but not essential
- Excellent organisational, communication and problem solving skills is a must
- Excellent stakeholder management experience with the ability to forge great business relationships across the Group
- Strategic experience whilst also having the ability to be hands on when needed as well as being able to provide technical support to the team
Why work for us?
- A competitive remuneration package, including incentives
- Bi-annual product allowances and generous discounts for you and your immediate family on all Country Road, Mimco, Politix, Trenery and Witchery products. Further offers and discounts available at David Jones.
- Birthday roster day off
- Excellent career progression involving regular training and on the job development
- A genuine, open and high performing culture
- Opportunity to become involved in our Corporate Social Responsibility program, by supporting our community partnerships
MIMCO designs unique accessories collections.
We dream, explore and play with whatever gives us delight in the moment. Our environments are full of precious personality-filled products and our in-store experience is all about you - the strong individuals who are drawn to something different.
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