Assortment Planner, Moments

City:  Copenhagen V
Country/Region:  DK
Application Deadline:  9th of October 2023

Merchandising Planner, Moments  

Do you want to play a pivotal role in Pandora’s assortment planning from initial line planning to post-mortem of collections and categories? Do you want to execute Global Merchandising strategies ensuring targets are met? And do you want to be part of an organisation characterised by initiative and leadership – and where we dare to push the boundaries? Then this may be the opportunity you’ve been looking for! 


Take action on plans to ensure targets are met 

As a Merchandising Planner Moments at Pandora's Global Office, you will play a pivotal role in optimizing our product assortment and inventory management strategies to drive sales and profitability. You will collaborate closely with cross-functional teams and cluster stakeholders to ensure that our product offerings align with market demands and company goals. You will review on a monthly basis the merchandise plans and together with the team identify opportunities or risks. You will get involved in workstream projects aiming to maximize profitability. 

In this role, you will translate global strategy into actionable items related to line planning, financial planning for the product development and sell-in strategy. You will partner with cross-functional teams to deliver financial results, maximise profits and analyse competitors and trends. You will be responsible for the planning and forecasting of the total assortment for a collection and translate global strategies into seasonal financial objectives. Together with the Inventory Optimisation team, you will ensure collection priorities are cascaded into demand plans and inventory management. Additional accountabilities include: 


  • Demand Forecasting: Utilize historical data, market trends, and sales forecasts to predict demand accurately. 

  • Assortment Planning: Collaborate with Product Development and Marketing teams to create comprehensive merchandise line plans that cater to different markets, customer segments, and seasons while keeping margins high and prices competitive. 

  • Open-to-Buy Review: Monitor and manage the open-to-buy budget, making recommendations for adjustments as necessary to align with financial goals. 

  • Reporting and Analysis: Generate regular reports on key performance metrics, including sell-through rates, LfL indexes and Variances to Plan. Provide insights and recommendations based on data analysis. 

  • Collaboration: Work closely with regional merchandising teams to gather market insights, understand customer preferences, and adjust assortments as needed. 

  • Cross-Functional Communication: Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including Marketing, Cluster Merchandising, and Merchandise Financial Planning, to align merchandise strategies with overall business objectives. 


Strong planner experience  

To join our Global Merchandising team, we are looking for a strong and curious planner, ideally with global vertical retailing and omnichannel experience. You can also bring experience from a non-retail environment working in either demand planning or financial planning. You must have strong business acumen and be relentlessly commercial, fact-based, and analytical. Your strong analytical skills make you able to manage large sets of data. Apart from being strong in logical reasoning, you are also people-smart, can collaborate cross-functionally and geographically, and you are able to maintain strong working relationships with peers. You are flexible and adaptive to changing priorities, which makes you able to perform under pressure, organise and prioritise workload to meet deadlines. Furthermore, we hope you have or can demonstrate: 


  • A bachelor’s or master’s degree in economics, Finance, Marketing, Business Administration, Fashion Merchandising or similar 

  • 2+ years of solid experience working within Merchandise Planning & product, Demand Planning, or Financial Planning  

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills. 

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel. 

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. 

  • A passion for jewellery and an understanding of fashion trends is desirable. 


You will report to the Manager of Assortment Planning Moments and be part of a great team that collaborates to commercialise the complete assortment across currently one collection to reach the financial ambitions. You will enjoy a multitude of cross-functional collaborations across Product, Marketing, Production, Supply Chain and Finance.    


Additional information 

Global Career Band 5 

Application deadline: 9th of October, 2023 

Location: Global office - Copenhagen 


Did we get your attention?  

We hope you got all your questions answered and feel confident applying for this position, however if you have more questions regarding the position, please contact:  


Niclas Jeppesen 

Global Recruiter 

+45 5368 8542 


If you see yourself in the position and would like to become a part of Pandora’s future, please do not hesitate to apply. We look forward to hearing from you! 


We process applications on a continuous basis, which is why we encourage you to send your application as soon as possible. You can also read more about Pandora on our corporate site  


Icing on the cake  

You will be working out of our beautiful Head Office in Copenhagen V, established in 2016 and designed to unite and inspire our teams. Besides our beautiful interior design we are also proud of our LEED Gold Certification for Energy and Environmental Design. This means that we use as few natural resources as possible and that we use them with respect. The result is a professional and dynamic space that is unique, comfortable and inspirational – and delivers a true Pandora experience to anyone who works here or comes to visit. 


About Pandora  
Pandora is the world's largest jewellery brand. The company designs, manufactures and markets hand-finished jewellery made from high-quality materials at affordable prices. Pandora jewellery is sold in more than 100 countries through 6,500 points of sale, including more than 2,500 concept stores.     


Headquartered in Copenhagen, Denmark, Pandora employs 32,000 people worldwide and crafts its jewellery at two LEED-certified facilities in Thailand. Pandora is committed to leadership in sustainability and will purchase only recycled silver and gold for crafting its jewellery by 2025 and halve greenhouse gas emissions across its value chain by 2030. Pandora is listed on the Nasdaq Copenhagen stock exchange and generated sales of DKK 26.5 billion (EUR 3.6 billion) in 2022.     


Pandora’s recruitment procedures are designed to be transparent and clear for all candidates. This helps us ensure that applicants are provided with a fair and equal opportunity to demonstrate their competencies and skills by removing blocking factors, possible biases, and risks of discrimination. We encourage everyone applying to our vacancies to refrain from adding identity-related elements such as a photo, marital status and age.