Merchandising Manager

Primer Group of Companies

  • Manila, Philippines
    Primer Star Center, 2282 Leon Guinto Street, Malate, Manila 1004 Philippines, Manila, Metro Manila, Philippines
    Metro Manila
  • Full time
Posted a month ago and deadline of application is on 6 May
Recruiter was hiring 3 days ago

Merchandising Manager

Primer Group of Companies

Job Description

The Merchandising Manager maintains a continuous and evolving merchandise program for brands for distribution and at the same time maintains an effective and efficient merchandising policy and procedure to sustain a realistic but apt timetable for store distribution and acting pro actively to hasten merchandise movement and achieve the sales objectives.


  • Manages the operations merchandising department.
  • Maintains and establish communications, negotiates and evaluates brand viability and draws up business plan if needed.
  • Attends trade exhibits and meetings with principals.
  • Sets the general strategies, sales targets and purchase budgets for the Annual Business Plan and guides the Merchandisers in drafting the detailed plans for the key brands.
  • Initiates staff meeting with Merchandising Team to address concerns, communicate expectations, formulate strategies and assess the progress and timeliness of ongoing programs.
  • Monitors inventory levels and undertake appropriate measures to ensure that inventory coverage is within mandated levels.
  • Analyzes current market trends; market demands; competitor's product and pricing schemes; and consumer behavior through reports submitted by Merchandisers and market visit.
  • Approves all Purchase Orders ensuring that purchases fall within the set budgets and styles ordered and their prices are suitable for the local market.
  • Approves Price List prepared by Merchandisers ensuring that GM goals are met.
  • Recommends and coordinates with marketing department on possible marketing activities for various brands.
  • Recommend and coordinates with operations department regarding possible distribution channels for brands.
  • Trains new merchandisers/associate merchandisers and evaluates their performance.

Minimum Qualifications

A. Qualifications

  1. Bachelors Degree in Business, Economics, Math, Engineering or any related course
  2. At least 5 years experience in Merchandising. Experience in Multi brand Retail is an advantage
  3. Proficient in Microsoft Excel, experience in Demand Planning / Inventory Management systems is an advantage

B. Training / Skills Requirement

  1. Strong communication skills with the ability to articulate complex ideas into easily understandable business terms and ability to influence all levels of management including senior roles
  2. Excellent analytical skills puts you top of the class and you love to work with numbers and figures
  3. A track record of creating positive business impact through actioning analysis
  4. Expert in handling large amounts of data and translating it to business insights
  5. Confidence in suggesting calculated risks
  6. Strategic thinking to contribute to short-term and long-term business strategies
  7. Comfortable with fast paced change and can motivate a team towards new directions
  8. Organizes and workload efficiently, ensuring deliverables accurate and on time

Perks and Benefits

  • Flexitime Flexitime
  • Work from Home Work from Home
  • Paid Holidays Paid Holidays
  • Paid Vacation Leave Paid Vacation Leave
  • Paid Sick Leave Paid Sick Leave
  • Paid Bereavement/Family Leave Paid Bereavement/Family Leave
  • Maternity & Paternity Leave Maternity & Paternity Leave
  • Single Parent Leave Single Parent Leave
  • Special Leave Benefits for Women Special Leave Benefits for Women
  • Life Insurance Life Insurance
  • Medical / Health Insurance Medical / Health Insurance
  • Medical, Prescription, Dental, or Vision Plans Medical, Prescription, Dental, or Vision Plans
  • Employee Discounts Employee Discounts
  • Transportation Allowances Transportation Allowances
  • Gym Membership Gym Membership
  • Performance Bonus Performance Bonus

Required Skills

  • Mathematics
  • Strategic Planning
  • Communication Skills
  • Data Interpretation

Preferred Courses

  • Business
  • Applied Economics
  • Mathematics

Jobs Summary

Job level
Mid-Senior Level / Manager
Job category
Sales and Marketing
Educational requirement
Bachelor's degree graduate
Recruiter response to application
Office Address
Primer Star Center, 2282 Leon Guinto Street, Malate, Manila 1004 Philippines, Manila, Metro Manila, Philippines
Retail Industry
1 opening

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About Primer Group of Companies

Established in the Philippines in 1985, the Primer Group of Companies aims to be the leader in delivering superior customer experiences, and accomplishes this through the retail and distribution of the world’s top and premium consumer brands in outdoor, travel, footwear, fashion, action sports, wellness and urban lifestyle. It has also established a solid ground in the industrial products and services landscape offering green solutions, with companies in full-scale printing, air-conditioning, building efficiency and energy management system, and digital and creative graphic design services. The company is aggressively expanding to become the leader in the global distribution and innovation of premium goods and services. Its retail authority alone has grown to over 150 premium brands, with over 450 free-standing stores worldwide. Headquartered in Manila, Philippines, the Primer Group employs over 3,000; and has presence in Hong Kong, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam, Australia, Europe, Middle East and Africa. Brands We Carry Retail Ace, Aetrex, Backjoy, Baggallini, Barracuda, Bering, Billabong, Black Diamond, Briggs & Riley, Brixton, Cabeau, Coghlan's, Columbia, DC, Delsey, Dr. Martens, Eagle Creek, FitFlop, Flossy, Fox, Freewaters, Go Travel, Granite Gear, Healthy Back Bag, Hedgren, Herschel, Hurley, Hydro Flask, Jansport, Keen, Kickers, Komono, MRKT, Millican, Mitchell & Ness, Mi-Pac, Mountain Hardwear, Nalgene, Native, O'Neill, Osprey, Outdoor Products, Parkland, Pauls Boutique, People, Polaroid Originals, Poler, prAna, Quiksilver, Raen, Rains, Regetta Canoe, Rock Space, Roncato, Roxy, Sakroots, Salomon, Seafolly, Sea to Summit, Sledgers, Spy, Stance, Staple, Teva, The North Face, Timbuk2, Travelon, Tretorn, Tumi, Victorinox, Volcom, World Traveller, XD Industrial Aircond Network Philippines Inc., Beyond Energy Solutions Technology Inc., Brushstroke Creatives, Designery, Primer Printing Services Inc., Rigel, Stellar Equipment & Machinery Inc., Union Inks and Graphics Inc., York Other Ventures Bee Choo, The Park, Arriva Ph (e-commerce) Our Concept Stores Bratpack, Flight 001, GRIND, Ladybag, Recreational Outdoor eXchange (R.O.X.), Res Toe Run, Sneakpeek, The Travel Club OUR VISION We at the Primer Group will be the leader in global distribution and innovation of premium goods and services. OUR MISSION To bring the world closer to our customers. OUR CORE VALUES • Entrepreneurial spirit • Passion for excellence • Integrity • Teamwork • Self discipline