VF Corporation Planner Digital Accounts - KIPLING in Belgium

Job Description

You are accountable for developing Digital Assortment Plans while partnering with Buying (B&M manager) Sr Merchandiser Digital and responsible for sales & stock reporting & sharing it with different stakeholders

You take part in BI & ERP software projects




  • Plans and executes purchasing style, quantity & quality of merchandise in accordance with customer demand, market trends & brand direction.

  • Analyze consumer buying patterns and predicting future trends

  • Regular feedback and flow of information by sku and collection to global product teams

  • Research customer demands and trends by processing store digital sales and inventory report

  • Maintains Sales & stock inventory budget, actualizing & reforecasting to those budgets

  • Plans and monitors basics & inventory levels.

  • Work with fellow Planners Sr Merchandiser Digital to ensure a co-ordinated approach to inventory, revenue and size of categories within Digital platform.

  • Focus on inventory levels, execution of promotional activity and additional opportunities.

Financial Management & Reporting

  • Plans and manages the sales, margin and turnover targets for Digital.

  • Analyses business results to measure progress and to determine needed adjustments to execution strategies.

  • Have up to date knowledge of Sales Performance/Budgets/Forecasts.


  • Regularly update on OTB Status.

  • Compilation & circulation of Weekly/Monthly & Quarterly Reporting Packages including commentary

  • Ad Hoc projects or sales analysis .

  • Communication of Buy Plans to the Digital team 

Requested profile:

  • Analytical skills – ability to assess facts/results and make appropriate business decisions.

  • Problem solving – think through and determine the most effective course of action.

  • Commercially aware and a passion for the Kipling brand

  • Planning skills – ability to install a sensible plan, evaluate the results and realistically forecast subsequent outcomes.

  • Team-oriented – must partner with the buyer to strategize the season and implement the plan.

  • Ability to lead, influence and function in a team. Impact - exerts influence on inventory decisions.

  • Excellent PC skills - specifically Excel, Access and Power BI

  • very strong communication skills.

Organized in 1899, VF Corporation is a global leader in branded lifestyle apparel, footwear and accessories, with global iconic brands, 64,000 associates and $12.4 billion in revenue. Our businesses and brands are organized into four categories called coalitions, comprising: Outdoor & Action Sports, Jeanswear, Imagewear, and Sportswear. While VF is highly diversified across brands, products, distribution channels and geographies, our One VF culture and approach to doing business provide a unique and powerful competitive advantage.

VF Diversity Vision Statement

VF is committed to creating an inclusive environment that welcomes and values the differences among all of our associates, customers, suppliers and the communities in which we live and conduct business. The continued success and growth of VF is enhanced through initiatives that promote diversity throughout VF around the world.VF is an equal employment opportunity/ affirmative action employer of minorities, females, protected veterans and the disabled. VF is committed to providing equal opportunities in employment, and treating our VF associates and VF applicants without discrimination on the basis of their race, color, gender, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, citizenship, disability, protected veteran status, HIV/AIDS status, or any other legally protected factor.