Merchandisers Women Universe

Paris, France
05 May 2022
Permanent Job

Position

Louis Vuitton EMEA HO is searching for several profiles for the following roles in the Merchandising team:

  1. Merchandiser Women RTW
  2. Merchandiser Women Shoes
  3. Merchandiser Women Leathergoods

You will in conjunction with Merchandising Manager implement the product strategy and develop your Category activity by managing the business and implementing the actions necessary to reach the objectives set. You will define the key bets of the season, animate the category in order to achieve the budget and deliver the right product assortment in-stores. 

Driving the sales:

  • Analyzing and monitoring the sales to identify opportunities and ST optimization, weekly and monthly reporting
  • Business animation by sharing with zones/ countries the key messages & priorities, challenging them on sales and ST, organizing the support of the priorities and initiating ad-hoc action plans with the zones when needed
  • Follow-up of the collection launches, with Supply Chain, VM and Clienteling teams

Managing the collections & assortments:

  • Maintaining a comprehensive and updated knowledge of the markets on the category with the objective of sharing qualitative feedbacks on performance, opportunities for the future and competitive information with the Merchandising Central team.
  • Proposal of editing of the novelty & key bets of the season, based on very detailed market trends & needs
  • Ensure a comprehensive product offer in each market through rebalancing, restocking and inventory optimization, sales forecasts

Participation in Showrooms and Buying sessions:

  • Buyings and assortment: definition of the product offer and assortments per store to achieve sales objectives and target balances
  • Managing client orders
  • Attending the re-see with client ahead of the buying session

Support of the markets:

  • Animating trainings and being the ambassador of the category in each store, organization of collection launches, definition and implementation of action plans to increase sales and sales rate
  • Support during the events (Local Fashion Shows, RTW events in store, Openings)
  • Coordination with all other support functions (Merchandising team, VM, Clienteling, Supply Chain)

Profile

  • 3-4 years of experience in central or local Product merchandising including 1 year in Ready-to-Wear/Shoes/Bags & Accessories
  • Excellent analytical skills, super-proficiency in Excel and the Office Pack
  • Proven knowledge and passion for Fashion; strong commercial mindset
  • Autonomy, entrepreneurial spirit and solution/results orientation
  • Ability to manage numerous processes and targets at a time
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and team spirit: ability to manage communication with different interlocutors and transversal management (sales force, support teams, top management)
  • Fluency in English and French
Reference: LVM16728