Merchandiser

Location
Gloucestershire
Salary
£34000 - £37000 per annum
Posted
29 Nov 2018
Closes
27 Dec 2018
Ref
13967623/001
Contact
Jack Clements
Function
Merchandiser
Job Type
Permanent

This well know fashion retailer based near Gloucestershire are looking to add to their established Merchandising team. As a leading retail business they have been through a period of change that has resulted in huge growth and plenty of opportunity for the career minded.

Client Details

My client is a fast paced business who operate across Europe. They are rapidly expanding and are now looking out for new Merchandisers to join the team. There are also opportunities at an Assistant Merchandiser level. So if this of interest then please do also apply.

Description

The Merchandiser in Gloucestershire will be responsible for the following:

  • Preparation of seasonal buying plans through rough analysis of historical data and understanding of future trends and activities
  • Set and agreed KPIs with buyer, sales, margin, markdown, terminal stock and stock phasing
  • Working with the Buyer to develop commercial, balanced ranges within this framework
  • Ensure final ranges selected meet targets outlined
  • Plan and control the product intake phasing
  • Maximise opportunities and minimise risks by monitoring performance verses plan and taking remedial action where necessary
  • Accurate forecasting of markdown and terminal stock forecasts. Minimising unplanned markdown
  • Maintain effective control of Open to buy, intake, allocation
  • Managing, training and developing Assistant Merchandisers and Allocators

Profile

The ideal Merchandiser candidate in Gloucestershire will have the following skills:

  • High standard of numerical and analytical ability
  • Previous experience within Merchandising
  • Have managed at least 2 people previously
  • Full WSSI management
  • Commercial awareness

Job Offer

The salary on offer is £34,000 - £37,000 plus fantastic benefits

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