Location: Japan - Tokyo
Salary: 7000000 - 10000000 JPY
Job Function: Merchandising
Reference: JO-180403-150963
Industry: Consumer Goods
Sub-Industry: Luxury - Fashion

Company Overview

Luxury fashion house that makes men's clothing and accessories.

Job Description

• Analysing past sales figures/trends to anticipate future product
• Devising a merchandising plan using the above
• Communicating the merchandising plan to the buyer, who can then decide what products, styles, colours etc. to purchase from which suppliers at what
• Devising a contract for the suppliers, including quality control, accuracy and flexibility, which is done throughout the season.
• Allocating certain amounts of stock to each outlet throughout the season, to minimise unnecessary stock holdings for maximum budgetary
• Once the products are distributed and put on sale, the retail planner can then monitor stock movement, consider markdowns, inter-branch transfers, promotions or
• Liaising with the store manager(s) and interior designer(s) to ensure the products are presented to potential customers in the most attractive manner possible.


• Experience forecasting, managing receipts and total open-to-buy required
• 7+ years of experience in retail buying/planning; Jewelry/Accessory experience a plus
• Analytical ability and proficiency in retail math and inventory management
• High level of experience using Excel and other tools to analyze a business to drive results
• 4 Year College degree required; B.S Degree in Retail Merchandising or Business preferred
• Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects, including prioritization, planning, task delegation and communication of big picture
• Strong organizational skills, attention to detail and follow up are critical
• 2-3+ years of experience managing a team
• Ability to communicate complex issues, risks and opportunities in easily understood and concise manner, with specific and complete information; •Communicates 360 degrees, altering communication styles to meet audience need
• Strong leader with experience in supporting and growing a multi-channel organization; ability to excel as strategic and/or hands on leader and adapt as needed

Additional Job Information

If interested, please contact RGF Hr consultant Keziah Aguila at:
D: +81-3-6422-4477