Qatar Duty Free
Qatar Duty Free (QDF) is an award winning subsidiary of Qatar Airways, the national airline of the state of Qatar and currently operates at the Departure, Arrivals, VIP and Premium Terminal of Hamad International Airport. As one of the fastest growing Duty Free operations in the world, Qatar Duty Free operates from the new Hamad International Airport (HIA). HIA is also home to the newly created QDF Food & Beverage Division which will set new benchmarks in airport hospitality.About your Job:
As the Senior Manager Planning & Pricing, you will be responsible to drive growth in sell-out through improvements in demand planning governance with a dedicated team to focus on forecast and replenishment tools.
You would need to reduce the risk of Out of Stock (OOS) on supplier's end, improve completion rate of purchase orders and reduce QDF's financial exposure against write off's on aged inventory and markdowns on slow moving inventory.
At a strategic level, there are 2 key areas you would be involved in :
Planning : where you would define and implement the purchase planning process, develop forecast and replenishment process and Open to Buy (OTB) tools to meet commercial demand for the Core and Specialty categories across QDF's retail stores.
Pricing : you would develop and implement pricing strategies, aligned with overall category strategy and objectives. Create price and margin policies for category and ensure adherence across stores.
Operationally, you would be accountable for :
For this role we are looking for candidates with :
Candidates with experience in travel Retail categories : Beauty, Liquor, Tobacco , Confectionery, Fashion, Watches, Jewellery, and Sunglasses would be preferred.
You would need to hold a relevant College or University qualification to min Bachelor's level.Note: you will be required to attach the following: