Role details

Assistant Merchandiser

South West London   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • A growing multi-channel retail business, based in South West London
  • Looking for an Assistant Merchandiser to join an established, growing team

About Our Client

A well-established retail business based in South West London, they have a varied product offer. The business is in a position of huge multi-channel growth, and so as the business continues to grow, and expand its teams, it's a great time for a new Assistant Merchandiser to come on board.

Job Description

The key responsibility of the Assistant Merchandiser is to get the right stock for their specific categories in the right place at the right time, implementing the forward plan and enabling the business to provide an enticing, product selection with the optimum mix for customers, all the while ensuring that this offer meets the commercial plans of the business.

Stock management

Orders the correct quantity of stock to arrive at the right place at the right time so as to provide an enticing product selection for customers.

Investigation and reporting

Monitors stock availability and investigates and responds to variances against plan making recommendations for action so as to make sure that stock forecasts are met.

Continual improvement

Identifies areas for improvements and recommends new ways of working within the team so as to enable the team to continually improve on their performance and efficiencies.

Team collaboration

Collaborates with trading colleagues making sure that the product lines are ordered and are available at the right time thereby making sure that forward plans are fully implemented.

Supplier management

Orders agreed levels of stock with suppliers so that future stock requirements are achievable and are delivered at the right time and at the right place.

Market understanding

Scans the market place and understands the current and emerging buying habits within the gardening and leisure industries so as to understand the products that customers value the most.

The Successful Applicant

The successful candidate for the role of Assistant Merchandiser will be passionate about rigour and accuracy, and someone who takes action at pace and makes happen the agreed forward plans. Someone who inspires confidence in colleagues with their fluency of logic, awareness of the trading conditions and ideas for optimising performance.

What's on Offer

A competitive salary is on offer as well as great, fast-track career progression.

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