The average salary for a Merchandise Planner with Financial Analysis skills in Australia is AU$80,000.
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AU$65k - AU$100k
AU$65k - AU$100k
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Job Description for Merchandise Planner
Merchandise planners are in charge of developing effective merchandise strategies for their company. They are responsible for creating sound financial plans that reduce company spending, and increase overall profit. They review forecasts, use past performance to make projections, make recommendations for promotional markdowns, and manage inventory to maximize profitability. Additionally, merchandise planners research market trends to increase create more attractive offerings. Most of the time,…Read more
Merchandise Planner Tasks
- Decide what merchandise to buy based on past sales and market trend forecasts.
- Suggest strategies for promotion and pricing based on current sales trends.
- Track the level of inventory compared to the number of sales, working to quickly turn around products.
- Generate short and long term merchandising plan to meet company financial objectives.
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Popular Skills for Merchandise Planner
Skills in Forecasting, Inventory Management and Strategic Planning are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Data Analysis and Microsoft Excel.
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