Merchandise Planner

Role: Merchandise Planner
Brand: Afends
Location: Byron Bay, NSW
Summary: The Merchandise Planner is primarily responsible for the planning, budgeting, forecasting, analysis and review of product performance across the business. This includes the appropriate range mix, optimum buy quantity, and price positioning, to drive sales and profit, and optimise inventory including product lifecycle management.


  • Manage the development of seasonal merchandise plans by region and category
  • Evaluate & Implement planning & pricing strategies and models based upon current business and competitive market dynamic
  • Proactively drive and analyse category performance
  • Evaluate and create processes and tools in support of continuous range improvement efforts
  • Plan and manage stock levels and allocation across all channels to ensure stock is at the right place, at the right time, in the right quantities.
  • Oversee inventory performance – monitoring of stock performance and stock turn.
  • Accurately forecast sales, gross profit, and inventory metrics across products and categories
  • Provide weekly sales performance analysis by stores/ categories and product sell thru.