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Junior Merchandiser

Our client are a successful International brand based in Central Europe with a large footprint of 900 plus stores across Europe/Worldwide and are recruiting a Junior Merchandiser to join their fast growing business, one that is currently experience exciting growth across Europe .

The successful candidate must have a proven track record of sales in Bricks and Mortar merchandising, understand fast fashion and have the ability to trade commercially across the Sportswear/Performance and Leisure Sector

The position reports to the Head of Merchandising and is responsible for managing a small team and working closely with the Buying teams as well as other inter

nal teams.

 

Key Responsibilities:-

 

  • Setting up budgets for each quarter with the Merchandiser
  • Recommending width and depth of options planned for each quarter in line with demand
  • Managing and analysing product size ratios
  • Building and managing the WSSI with the Merchandiser
  • Working and overseeing allocators by catagories
  • Managing slow sellers and recommending any stock transfers out:
  • Liaising with the Merchandiser to ensure appropriate levels of stock within season
  • Providing the buying team with a clear merchandise framework and plan so they can build and select the product assortment
  • Understanding sales/profit plan and the implications of current trading
  • Reviewing commitment and best/worst sellers then highlighting risks and opportunities to the Merchandisers
  • Identifying and costing markdown recommendations to review with the Merchandisers
  • Carrying out weekly performance reports to support the Merchandisers with current trade for the weekly merchandising meeting meetings
  • Recommending clearance strategies to reduce the level of old stock

Key skills:-

  • At least 3-years' proven merchandising experience within a fashion retailer
  • Strong commercial acumen with excellent analytical and numerical skills
  • Enjoys working collaboratively, as part of a team and building strong working relationships
  • Knowledge in SAP (BW), advanced Excel skills
  • Is self-confident, fun and passionate about retail and merchandising.
  • Thrives in a fast-paced, dynamic and fun environment

Junior Merchandiser

United Kingdom
Permanent
3 - 5 years of experience
Junior
Manager
Competitive in Euros

Published on 26 Jun 2020