Our clients are a long established retailer now requiring a Branch Merchandiser to join their team on a FTC for 12 months. You will have excellent knowledge of the supply chain and the role of merchandising within it , be numerical and analytical minded ,advanced Excel skills with strong communication and teamwork skills.
Responsibility for Assortment Planning across all business channels
Utilisation of replenishment scenarios by category & channel to optimise product placement
Management of optimised replenishment parameters
Provide a grading framework for B&M and Visual Merchandising
Build and maintain a relationship with 3rd party software providers
Manage, implement & review store transfers
Management of key/flagship/priority store stock packages
Understand and influence enhancements to the sales and space planning process.
Form seamless relationships with Merchandising to ensure continuous feedback develops future strategy
Manage the creation of new store stock packages & proactively control stock levels after opening.
Creation, interpretation and communication of complex analysis
Participation and feedback to weekly trade meeting
To liaise closely with senior members of the Retail, E-Commerce and Merchandising teams to ensure an excellent understanding of current trading issues.
To regularly visit stores with Regional and Area Operational Managers, ensuring each store has the most commercially viable stock package.
To liaise closely with key logistics functions to ensure the end-to-end stock movement process is both cost and time effective.
Provide regular feedback to the Branch Merchandising team and the wider Supply Chain team regarding key operational issues at channel level.
To identify commercial opportunities to help the business improve/achieve its targets.
Computer literate with advanced Excel skills.
Strong communication and teamwork skills.
Understanding of the Supply chain and the role of Merchandising within it.
Working knowledge of WSSI, allocation /replenishment systems and space planning
Excellent analytical and numerical skills
Self-motivator – proactive in achieving business and personal goals.
Good presentation skills.
Full driving licence
If this matches your skills please don't delay send your CV to us today ! Thank you
Attractive salary +Car + PHC