Retail and Fashion Merchandise Specialist - Head of Product - Buying & Planning Management
A self-motivator with extensive experience leading fast-paced product, buying and planning teams, with impeccable organisational skills. Proven success with combining customer and trend insights with strong financial acumen to deliver strategic, customer focused product assortments that drive profit. Energetic and upbeat personality with demonstrable leadership capabilities; thrives when working with a team. Outstanding communication skills, commercially focused, and practised in maintaining and growing relationships with key stakeholders.
To be discussed
Open to Full-time work
ACTING GENERAL MANAGER
Jgr & Stn
Mar 2022 - Jun 2022
A 4-month contract, analysing current business practice across all departments to increase EDITDA via delivery of a new company strategy.
•Introduced new weekly and monthly sale...
HEAD OF PRODUCT & MERCHANDISE
Mar 2021 - Mar 2022
Lead and manage team of designers across 12 vertical labels. Creating all seasonal range plans, implementing and overseeing all steps of the critical path to ensure that customer focused, on trend pro...
PRODUCT & BRAND MANAGER
Oct 2019 - Mar 2021
Leading the end-to-end process of design, buying, planning and production for the successful re launch of Victoria's Secret swimwear. Instrumental in building strong relationships with the Victoria's ...
WOMENSWEAR MERCHADISE MANAGER
Surf Dive 'n Ski
Apr 2019 - Oct 2019
Drive profit for the womenswear department for both retail channels through delivering strategic seasonal range plans from in depth analysis of sales, consumer patterns and trends.
WOMENSWEAR CATEGORY MANAGER
Surf Dive & Ski
Apr 2017 - Apr 2019
Manage all areas of pre-season planning, product selection and purchasing for all categories within the womenswear department.
•Selecting and purchasing women's tops and bottoms...
Planning Budgeting & Forecasting
Budgeting & Forecasting