Plan and maintain stock levels within the Own Retail estate. Create seasonal planograms and maintain systems to manage stock replenishment and minimise out of stocks.
DescriptionResponsible for delivering the sales, profit and stock targets for selected categories and channels to help the business to deliver an enticing product selection for customers whilst meeting financial KPI targets.
Accountable for Category WSSIs and Line Cards. Work with National Account Managers and Ecommerce to ensure accurate category forecasts for sales, stock and margin.
Plan and maintain stock levels within the Own Retail estate. Create seasonal planograms and maintain systems to manage stock replenishment and minimise out of stocks
Present to MD in monthly WSSI meeting to highlight any risks or opportunities in the rolling forecast
Provide lessons learnt analysis, complete competitor shops and collaborate with NAMs, Online, Design, Demand Planning to formulate strategy for future for agreed ranges.
Partner with National Account Managers, Online and Design/Sourcing team to formulate tailored and balanced commercial ranges for the UK market to maximise sales, sell through and profit.
Manage and collate the weekly sales pack. Have a good understanding of the company performance as well as own categories.
Develop sourcing strategies with Merchandise Planning Manager and Demand Planners for the seasons trading
Previous merchandising experience essential at Assistant Merchandiser level or above. Would consider if have detailed and comprehensive knowledge and experience of working in a supply chain and retail environment
Strong analytical skills
Highly IT literate
Competitive salaries, excellent progression and company benefits