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Job ID : 1456220 Date Updated : November 24th, 2023

Merchandising Manager

Hiring Company Burberry Japan K.K.
Location Tokyo - 23 Wards, Chuo-ku
Job Type Permanent Full-time
Salary 6 million yen ~ 9 million yen

Work Style

Remote Work and WFH Flex Time

Job Description


To deliver the business plan in line with the Company strategy for the Product (Accessories) range, utilizing the support and strength within the Merchandising team, coaching and leading the team to success.


  • Own and drive Critical Path for their business area to drive Product range development and implementation of Global Brand buy
  • Partner effectively with cross functional team ( Design, Product Development, Planning, Global Sourcing, Visual Merchandising, Marketing, Digital ), influencing on key decisions to deliver the strategic direction for the category and to protect the brand
  • Lead and manage a merchandising team (inspire, motivate, coach, nurture and develop)
  • Develop and present the range plan including pricing, COO and competition strategy with the support of the Merchandiser/Merchandising assistant(s) and validate with Director of Merchandising
  • Present Brand buy to Regional teams for Market Opening
  • Partner with Service and Productivity to develop strong product knowledge training for the category
  • Create effective working relationships with Regional Merchandising team to gain product feedback and market research
  • Analyse weekly /monthly sales reports and propose appropriate action to take
  • Own retail pricing positioning in line with margin targets and competition strategy
  • Responsible for developing and monitoring range plan in line with development targets
  • Own commercial samples ordering process and budget

General Requirements

Minimum Experience Level Over 6 years
Career Level Mid Career
Minimum English Level Business Level (Amount Used: English usage about 50%)
Minimum Japanese Level Fluent
Minimum Education Level Bachelor's Degree
Visa Status Permission to work in Japan required

Required Skills


  • Experience in leading a Merchandising team in the fashion industry
  • Japanese and English: Business level or higher
  • Advanced Excel skills
  • Strong analytical and retail maths skills
  • Leadership and people management skills
  • Passion for product/fashion trends
  • Demonstrates high commercial instinct

Job Location

  • Tokyo - 23 Wards, Chuo-ku

Work Conditions

Job Type Permanent Full-time
Salary 6 million yen ~ 9 million yen
Salary Bonuses Bonuses paid on top of indicated salary.
Work Hours 9:30~18:00 (フレックス制度あり)
Industry Apparel, Fashion

Job Category

  • Food and Other Retail > Buyer, Merchandiser, Visual Merchandiser
  • Food and Other Retail > Other (Food and Other Retail)
  • Marketing and Product Development > Sales Promotion, Marketing Planning
  • Marketing and Product Development > Marketing Research, Analysis
  • Marketing and Product Development > Brand, Product Management

Company Details

Company Type Large Company (more than 300 employees) - International Company