Retail Merchandising Head

Job description

Job description

Lenskart is on an expansive growth trajectory and is growing exponentially, developing

new categories, entering into new channels and geographies every quarter.

By giving customers more of what they want - low prices, vast selection, and

convenience - Lenskart continues to grow and evolve as a world-class eyewear

platform. The role in question, is tasked with delivering the Lenskart promise to

consumers.

The Merchandising team plays a vital role in liaising between the Category teams, Store

/ Channel teams and the Inventory Planning unit. The incumbent heading this unit would

also be closely working with the Visual Merchandising team to ensure strategic product

placement in the offline stores.

This is a strategic role and requires an elevated sense of business acumen and fashion

sensibilities.

Key Responsibilities

1. Working closely with the category and channel teams on assortment planning for

each touch point.

2. Optimizing space / fixture utilization across each touch point in the network, in order

to maximize productivity, conversion, and sales.

3. Driving forecasting & inventory planning for each sales touch point in the network,

across categories.

4. Creating hyperlocal assortments to ensure that each touch point has an optimal

product mix to cater to the TG.

5. Driving regular allocation / replenishment of stores basis sales & consumption

trends.

6. Monitoring, troubleshooting and optimizing the ARS system.

7. Collaborating with the visual merchandising team, ensuring the assortment is

displayed according to the planogram.

8. Monitoring and driving merchandise health across touchpoints and channels

9. Leading growth initiatives / projects to drive incremental business and conversion.

Job requirements

Ideal Candidate Profile

1. Tier 1 MBA Graduate / Masters in Fashion from NIFT or other global reputable

colleges

2. 6-10 years of Total Experience, with 4+ years of Category Management /

Merchandizing Experience

3. Prior Experience in Offline Retail

Competencies for Success

1. Strong Numerical and Analytical Skills

2. Strong Consumer Centricity to pick the Pulse of the Market / Fashion Trends

3. Ability to Cope with Pressure and Work in a Fast-Paced Environment

4. Strong Collaborative and Interpersonal Skills with the Ability to Drive Cross-

Functional Initiatives