Buyer Women's Lifestyle FW

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  • Uren per week
    32-40 uur

Feel like supporting the world’s biggest sport brand and work your magic in a buying environment? We got the right position for you, as Merchant Women’s Lifstyle FW!

Position is for 5 months, start date on June 1st.

What does the role involve?

As a Merchant, you will be responsible for the buying of key silos within the Women’s Lifestyle Footwear offer, you will create data driven, consumer centric assortments across, Nike App and Nike Stores. Working in a team of 9, you will partner with your Downstream (buying) counterparts, and work in close collaboration with Upstream Merchandising, Store Merchandising and Planning, along with developing multiple x-functional and x-consumer relationships.

What will you be doing?

You will drive the strongest possible product assortment to serve our members in support of the overall NIKE Direct strategy. For this we expect you to build a clear vision and understanding of our consumer mindsets plus our membership strategy, and to land a detailed product assortment with strong focus on innovation, flow, price architecture, seasonality and productivity whilst managing our long term franchises. Your work will become the starting point for the wholesale marketplace units to draft of from. You will leverage our Direct channel results and consumer insights to identify opportunities to adapt business in season, trading the business in close collaboration with cross functional partners, as well as inform future line plans and product adoption.


Waar ga je werken?

Why do I want to work here?

NIKE EHQ is based on an inspiring campus in Hilversum. A dynamic, energizing place to work that reflects the values and spirit of the brand. Colleagues from all over the world and located in and amongst numerous parks, cycling lanes and running tracks. Nike maintains a hybrid working model, 3 days in the office, 2 days from home.

·25 vacation days if you work 40 hours per week a full year

·Commuting allowance EUR 0.19 cent per km/max of EUR 6 net per day

·8.33% holiday allowance

·After 8 work weeks participation in pension plan

·25% discount in the employee store

·Free access to the online learning platform Adecco Academy

·Access to the gym facilities on campus

Wat vragen wij?

This is why the role is a great match for me

·Shown several years experience in Consumer and/or Retail Merchandising/Assortment Planning be crucial.

·With a consistent track record, you will have strong consumer demand, retail (drivers) math’s, financial planning optimizing margins, inventory planning skills and reporting

·Demonstrate a strong understanding detailed assortment planning, product affinity as well as higher level Omnichannel Retail and coordinated market place planning strategy

·Excellent verbal and written communication skills; ability to engage effectively with a broad range of audiences including senior business leaders, other senior planning leaders, and highly technical talents – both internal.

·Strong analytical and problem solving skills

·Commercial & Ambitious mind- and skillset, ability to negotiate and trade pre- and in-season

·A strategic outlook and shown experience leading projects and cross-functional teams, with a track record of overcoming obstacles and challenges to meet business expectations

·A self-starter mentality and be eager to drive and own end to end communication with results driven, forward thinking and proficient information seeking skills in a fast-paced environment

·Ability to network, utilize internal and external resources, deliver commitments, and to meet timelines

·Excellent knowledge of automated planning systems, MS Windows applications, particularly Excel

Sounds great, how do I apply?

Apply now via and share your English resume. If you need more information about the team, the company, the role; feel free to give Marc a call at +31 (0)6 13443231. He will be more than happy to support!