Buying & Merchandise Manager

£35000 - £40000 per annum + bonus
14 Sep 2016
12 Oct 2016
COJ - 898618
Caroline Oduja
Job Type
Buying & Merchandise Manager - Gifts & Souvenirs

An exciting opportunity has arisen, for a creative individual to join an established heritage brand based in London.

You will be responsible for managing the gifts & souvenirs department, with a focus on maximising the sales opportunities and highlighting risk.

The Role:

- Managing existing supplier and stakeholder relationships, negotiate commercial viable contracts as necessary
- Managing and monitoring the critical path
- Manage the product range from selection to clearance to achieve and exceed retail budgets
- Reporting to the Managing director and liaising closely with the store manager on the product range in store and promotional merchandise

Positions within this company are highly sought after and rarely available. To be considered for this role you should have experience as a category manager/AB or JM level working with seasonal or gifting products. You will have experience working within a high street retailer or a souvenir shop and able to demonstrate excellent analytical skills.

Benefits include:
Basic salary of up to £40,000 depending on experience
Bonus, healthcare pension

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