Senior Assistant Branch Merchandiser

Location
City of London
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
28 Sep 2018
Closes
15 Oct 2018
Ref
57720/001
Contact
Melanie Mitchell
Function
Merchandiser
Sector
Womenswear
Job Type
Permanent
Overview…

Our client is one of the UK High Street's most recognisable brands. With a love of print and colour their designs are distinctly feminine and always fun! As a result of continued success the brands is looking to bring on an accomplished Senior Assistant Branch Merchandiser to join the team to assist in the planning and trading of branches using analysis and forecasting to ultimately maximise profit and limit risk within the department.

About The Role…

Ensures all relevant historical analysis is gathered for forward planning.

Reviews gradings of stores, identifying opportunities.

Act as a point of contact for a number of high profile stores, supporting with additional reporting on a weekly basis, maintaining regular contact to ensure stock levels are appropriate.

Plans end to end new store / refit stock packages .

Working closely with the Distribution function to oversee DC stock levels volumes.

Drives and interprets analysis communicating findings to line manager.

Responsible for overseeing and sourcing stock for Outlet/clearance stores.

Working with 3rd party wholesale partners to identify additional opportunities.

Keeps abreast of commercial trading through regular store visits and competitor.

Makes decisions by assessing risk and opportunities through different scenarios and solving problems to best deliver results.

About You…

  • Currently be working as an Assistant Merchandiser or Senior Assistant Merchandiser within a fashion retailer or brand.

  • Confidence to present to high level management on a regular basis.

  • Strong-team player with a diligent work ethic.

  • Proficient with Excel.

  • Have a fashion retail background and a good awareness of the brand and its customer.

  • Commercially astute with a great sense of judgement.

  • * Please note due to the high volume of applications we receive, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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