Purchasing Controller to J.Lindeberg

J. Lindeberg
den 24 oktober 2017
den 23 november 2017
Katarina Milenkovic

Gazella is now recruiting a Purchasing Controller to the Swedish fashion company J.Lindeberg. As Purchasing Controller, you will work in a stimulating and broad role with a lot of contact areas, both internally as well as externally. You will plan and follow up sales as well as lead and manage the process for assortment planning and buying on a detailed level for all own channels. The controlling function works from the bottom up and focuses on optimizing the assortment in all J.Lindeberg’s own channels (retail, e-commerce and outlet).

With this role comes responsibility, but also the possibility to influence the company buy-ins. You will report to J.Lindeberg’s Buying Controller Manager and have a lot of contact with the physical J.Lindeberg stores. In order to fit into this role, it is important that you are self-driven and solution oriented with a strong sense for analysis and numbers. Furthermore, it is highly valued if you are motivated to grow and continue your career within the company. This role is stationed at the company’s head office in central Stockholm. We interview candidates continuously and therefore ask you to submit your CV today.

Your challenge

· Drive the sales forecast and budgeting process on category and style level (own channels)
· Be responsible for optimizing the never-out-of-stock-assortment as well as ensuring accurate sales forecasts & optimized stock levels
· Lead the planning and purchasing regarding retail, concession, E-com and wholesale stock buy
· Create estimations on budget, options and new capsules
· Take part in developing range plans in close cooperation with Buying Controller & the Buying- and design department
· Analyse and take actions on sales and gross margin in close cooperation with the controller team as well as the sales operations team
· Be responsible for sales forecasts and the allocation of purchasing budget on a category level in close cooperation with Buying Controller

Your background
You have a degree in business, engineering or similar with 1-3 years of experience from a similar position within purchase controlling, supply chain, buy-in, assortment planning or retail buying. It is meritorious if you have previous experience from Qlickview and/or PLM. You have professional knowledge in Excel and are fluent in Swedish and English, both written and spoken.

Personal Qualities
You are proactive and independent with the mind-set of continuous improvements. It is important that you have strong analytical skills as well as an understanding of the creative aspects of a Fashion company. Furthermore, you are a great team player who enjoys working in a cross-border role. J.Lindeberg is searching for a hard-working person who wants to grow and develop within the company.

The Scandinavian Fashion House J.Lindeberg was founded in Stockholm 1996 with the vision to build an international brand for modern and aware consumers. The company bridges fashion and function, offering outstanding products for a modern active lifestyle. The collections consist of menswear and womenswear offering fashion, tailoring, golf and ski. Today distribution covers more than 35 countries, and there are more than 90 J.Lindeberg stores and 35 shop-in-shops in e.g. Stockholm, Copenhagen, Oslo, Munich, New York, Los Angeles, Miami, Tokyo, Hong Kong, Beijing, Shanghai and Seoul. J.Lindeberg is sold in over 900 stores, including leading high-end department and specialty stores around the world. The company is headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden.

Gazella provides a wide range of services within recruitment and interim. Gazella offers a fast, flexible and accurate interim and recruitment service. Through our aspiration to continuously improve the offered service to both candidates and clients, we strive to develop the industry.

Apply using the button or though the following link: gazel.la/2189. Katarina Milenkovic and Johan Zethrin are responsible for this recruitment.

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