Teamlead Merchandise Planning

Job description

Are you looking for a challenging job in the fashion industry within a fast-growing company with a lot of autonomy and responsibilities? Would you like to lead the merchandise planning team and provide the right analysis so that our buying team can proceed to the best collection? Then we just might be a match! 💯


LOAVIES is driven by its purpose; to inspire the young fashion-minded to be awesome, proud, and confident. At LOAVIES we live in the fast lane; we work fast, flexible, and fierce. We make smart decisions, execute quickly, and are always in style. We are setting the trend with weekly new drops and working hard to expand our presence internationally. As a social media-minded online fashion brand, we already have a strong presence in the Netherlands, Belgium, and France. With over one million highly active customers, we are ready to take over the world! We are always hungry for more. We all bring our A-game and give it our all 🚀At LOAVIES we believe that teamwork makes the dream work. Only together can we achieve the most incredible goals ever! If the ride gets challenging, we’re in it together - ‘cause we always have each other’s back. 


As a Teamlead Merchandise Planning, you are responsible to execute the purpose by accurate and in-depth analysis of the sales and market figures to create the budgets for buying.

You suggest the number of options, pieces, depth, and buying value per product group, you discuss pricing and you are responsible for the end margin and ending inventory.

You lead and develop your team and ensure that the department reaches the set KPIs. In this way, you make sure to have the right stock with the right prices at the right moment to have the right newness to inspire the fashion minded. You report to our CPO.

What are you going to do?

  • Responsibility for the strategic development and performance of the Planning department

  • Work to improve the Planning processes, and the ways of working, in line with LOAVIES’ overall governance

  • Setting the strategy on assortment together with CPO

  • Good quality buying budget: you create it, you own it, and you control it

  • Forecasting + periodic reporting on sales, turnover, margin, stock, and intake

  • Timely input for cash flow and P&L purposes

  • Providing structure to the planning and buying team to make sure we have the right product in the right quantities at the right moment

  • Analysis of margin, returns, and stock optimization



You are really excited about bringing your experience to LOAVIES. Together with a positive and ambitious attitude, these are the skills and experiences we hope you bring:

  • You have 3-5 years of experience as a Teamlead in the field of Merchandise / Planning in a fashion environment;

  • Combination of analytical, strategic, and commercial

  • You like to work results-oriented and are numbers-driven

  • You are a strong leader and are driven to coach and mentor your team;

  • You are pragmatic and hands-on and are able to get things done in a dynamic and growing organization. 


Pop the champagne – ‘cause we play to win. Our squad thrives on success, so let’s celebrate all that LOAVIES magic. This is what you can expect from working at LOAVIES.

🤝 An awesome HQ surrounded by incredible and talented squad members;

🤑 Competitive salary;

🆕 An awesome onboarding with all your new colleagues;

🛍 Discount on all of our styles;

🏡 The possibility to work from home;

🚗 A nice travel allowance policy or the possibility to get an NS Business Card;

🏋️‍♀️ The possibility to participate in our Bootcamp three times a week for free;

🥂 Awesome office parties and Friday afternoon drinks;

🥑 A fully catered healthy lunch every day, but Friday is snack day;

🥳 25 vacation days plus an extra day off on your birthday;

🐶 Daily cuddling with Billie and Guusje, our office dogs.


Ready to fire up your creative career @ LOAVIES and be part of our adventure? Apply for this job ASAP! Do you want some information first? Call or Whatsapp Edith via 06-5749 9672. We look forward to hearing from you! 🙌