Director, Category Planning
国 : 日本
都道府県 : 東京都
都市 : 東京
カテゴリー : 営業
雇用形態 : 正社員
就業形態 : フルタイム
職歴 : 2年から5年
DRIVE category range plans in country/cluster within guidelines set by APAC BUs and Global.
Validate local category range within the country RA based on the Asia-Pacific proposal.
Work with APAC BU to understand category seasonal strategy/priority/insight.
Keen understanding of the Country / Cluster market landscape and specific category consumer.
Ensure handover category range plan to CTC Assortment Planning Team.
Ensure category forecasting, pricing corridor & segmentation compliance, etc. based on analysis of provided sell-thru.
Ensure Team Works within E2E calendar timelines & deliverables
Ensure country/cluster prices in local currencies, ensuring pricing harmonization
Ensure volume forecast and define product mix to achieve margin & Net Sales targets
Ensure provision of sample set needs feedback to APAC BU
Ensure local article management + SMUs briefs to APAC for non-AP accounts
Define customer segmentation; Ensure deviations approval on segmentation
Gathering collation of market landscape and competition intelligence (category level) - feedback to APAC CtC
Ensure mandatory Range guidance and review per segmentation guidelines
Ensure category presentation delivery at APAC Sign off in alignment with APAC BU and hand over to other Marketing functions (AP, BC) and Channels
Work with Brand Comms / Activation teams on seasonal category brand calendar
Lead Crossfunctional meetings
Participate in Commercial meetings with channels/accounts, and internal Pre-Buy, Final Buy meetings
PREPARE & EXECUTE COMMERCIAL MEETING, PRE-BUY, FINAL BUY, ETC. BASED ON THE ALIGNED DELIVERABLES
Deliver update on category strategic plan, support IBP/ SBP process, review performance and ensure consistent evolution of quality of output.
Category NS, Net margin (country)
Compliance to range segmentation
Compliance to price corridor
At least 4 years of marketing management experience with a recognized top tier brand, with at least 3 years in product management; Exposure to other marketing disciplines preferable, e.g. merchandising, brand communication, or sales experience; Must have the ability to influence others within an organization. Result-oriented; Strong numerical / Analytical skills; Willing and able to travel on a regular basis
Preferably in retail/apparel/ FMCG/White goods
Retail / FMCG / Fashion
REQUISITE EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE / MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Degree in Business/Marketing Management preferred.
Local Language: Fluent ideally in one other APAC language.