Head of Digital Planning and Ops
Our new office in Via Turati is a strategic hub, and home to all of the NGG staff functions. Turati is where the behind the scenes driving force of NGG is brought to life; this is harmonised with the archive exhibits of brand collaborations found throughout the office
NGGH++ is looking for a Head of Planning and Ops that will lead and direct the Planning Team and sets guardrails with key members of finance, buying, analytics and marketing to deliver profitable growth. Participates in the development and execution of Merchandise plans, including sales, planning, forecasting, product buys, sell thru and promotion planning.
WHAT YOU’LL DO
Manage entire merchandise planning process, including set up of all relevant budgeting and financial templates, pulling historical data, analysing performance, developing plans, and adjusting plans as necessary
Partner with Director of Buying to establish ideal assortment levels
Propose and present buy budgets to CEO, CFO and Wholesale Directors, ensuring plans are aligned with sales goals, financial objectives, and business strategies
Work closely with Buyers during market to understand seasonal offering and buying direction, track actual purchases, and revise budgets as necessary
Review in-season sales, inventory, sell-through and margin, and develop strategies to drive performance
Partner with Director of Merchandising to update and maintain Carryover list
Manage a team of 8
WHO ARE YOU
Expert level of Excel knowledge
Strong project management skills
Excellent analytical skills
Strong oral and written communication skills
Flexibility and ability to shift priorities as needed
REWARDS & BENEFITS
Great compensation package (in consideration of your professional experience)
Discounts on all NGG brands and partners including FARFETCH and Browns
Brand new headquarters located in the centre of Milan
EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES STATEMENT
New Guards Group is an equal opportunities employer ensuring that all applicants are treated equally and fairly throughout our recruitment process. We are determined that no applicant experiences discrimination on the basis of sex, race, ethnicity, religion or belief, disability, age, gender identity, ancestry, sexual orientation, veteran status, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, or any other basis prohibited by applicable law. We continue to build our consciously inclusive culture as part of our Positively FARFETCH strategy throughout our business, partnerships and communities.
Through your application, we want to understand the skills and experiences you have that make you the perfect fit for this role and for FARFETCH. We’re passionate about creating the conditions for Farfetchers to grow and develop but we’re also looking for people who can hit the ground running, so make sure to apply for a position where you feel you can thrive.