Retail Buying & Planning Manager (100%)

  • Hünenberg
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We are ODLO!

Born in Norway and engineered in Switzerland, ODLO offers performance sportswear across multiple categories: functional base layers, running, cycling, cross country and outdoor. #ZeroExcuses

With more than 70 years of heritage, ODLO, the inventor of performance sports underwear and the three-layer principle, continues to innovate, always making sure that it stays one step ahead, and is distributed in over 35 countries. #OneStep#Ahead

As a full-year performance brand, ODLO also shows strong commitment towards social and environmental sustainability and is proud of its leader status at the Fair Wear Foundation. #BeAwareOfWhatYouWear

Your field of play

Your tasks: 
  • You are responsible for buying a profitable, balanced, consumer focused range for all own Retail stores (full price and outlets) in line with the Brand and Retail strategy
  • You are a proactive and strong voice of Retail in seasonal product and peer meetings, driving the Retail strategy
  • You will work closely with the e-com team to align the DTC assortment and direction
  • Responsible for creating a top-down financial and option count planning for Seasonal Inline and SMU Collections for own Brand Stores & Outlet Stores.
  • Providing seasonal estimations to our Sales Operations Team, both for Inline assortment and outlet SMUs.
  • You develop seasonal allocation and inventory plans (for the Retail Merchandise Allocator) that support ODLO’s Retail strategy
  • Analyzing sales & inventory and provide strategic recommendations to maximize sales & inventory turn.

Your story

  • Experience from a Retail Buying manager position
  • 3 - 5 years’ experience in retail reporting / analysis and merchandise allocation.
  • Ability to manipulate large amounts of data, and create valuable analyses for future opportunities
  • Solution driven with a commercial mindset & strong analytical and critical thinking skills
  • Energetic and positive, solution oriented
  • Strong communication and presentation skills.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Excel is a must
  • Confident level of MS Word and PowerPoint.
  • Experience with ERP Systems and PO Reporting Systems are required.

We are one step ahead!

This you can expect:
  • Exciting tasks with lots of personal responsibility and personal scope in the dynamic world of sport
  • Traditional brand with open idea management and a pronounced social and environmental awareness 
  • Flat hierarchy with open communication and an uncomplicated, interactive and positive working atmosphere
  • Free use of the internal fitness room, vitamin stations (drinks & fruits) as well as the employee car park and participation in various employee events
  • Generous discounts on ODLO products

Are you ready?

If you are motivated and curious to be "one step ahead" and would like to become part of our dynamic team, apply right away using the online application form! #ZeroExcuses
We are looking forward to meeting you!

  • Stefan Solfors
  • Director Retail