International Merchandiser

North West England
06 Sep 2016
04 Oct 2016
Job Type

This well-established fashion retailer is now looking for an International Merchandiser to join their successful team.

The successful candidate will be responsible for building key relationships and driving communication with key stakeholders to develop and maintain effective working relationships. You will have a great understanding of legalities, supply chain efficiencies and support Marketing opportunities to strengthen the International brand.

The International Merchandiser’s key responsibilities will be to:-

  • Work closely with Franchise Partners
  • Drive and develop best practices and ways of working within the UK International team and the wider business
  • Ensure final ranges meet outlined targets needs of the International customer
  • Agree International commercial product ranges taken from existing packages
  • Liaise with International Partners offering optimal stock packages to capitalise on International store profiles.
  • Analyse key business reports and be able to make the right commercial decisions for our business and develop reporting tools to support International planning and trading
  • Maximise trading opportunities and minimise risks through effective planning and monitoring performance versus plan, taking remedial action where necessary.
  • Build effective relationships with UK Stock Placement teams to achieve stock build and allocation targets. Develop the UK International team skills, identifying individual training needs as well as encouraging effective teamwork. Interact with UK Trading teams on a daily basis
  • Responsible for International budgets and buy plans and in collaboration with UK Trading teams and International Franchise Partners.

You must have core Retail Merchandising experience ideally with Middle East/Far East experience but other International experience will be considered. Strong WSSI & Microsoft Excel skill set is essential. Strong analytical skills with good attention to detail. Ability to work in a fast pace environment, driving results by tracking and measuring success. Ability to think strategically. 

This is an excellent opportunity to join a highly successful company.

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