Role details

Head of Merchandising

North West England   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Head of Merchandising for growing retailer
  • Retail

About Our Client

My client has been established for over 30 years and is a leader in its market where they have noticed year on year growth and are now looking for a Head of Merchandising to support and develop business demands and objectives.

Job Description

The ideal candidate will need the following skills:

Planning and trading

Range planning/Managing OTB across all brands

Company sales plans and forecasts- working closely with Directors

Reporting to and working closely with the buying director on the strategic development of the ranges

Contributing at a strategic and decision making level within the business

Management and development of the merchandising department

Collaborating with the Buying Department, to achieve marketable ranges, trading the ranges and managing performance in season.

Formulating range strategy, utilising data to support your strategy

Managing and motivating a team to achieve the best results

Managing profit performance and developing strategies to increase bottom line results

Trading and planning for UK and International stores

Developing further the branded strategy with other retail partners

Trading and planning for multiple online sites, working with the online team

Analysis of promotional strategies, suggesting and planning seasonal promotions to drive sales

The Successful Applicant

The ideal candidate will need to have the following skills:

-A proven track record in the role , to be able to 'hit the ground running.'

-Outstanding commercial awareness, with a strong understanding of the high street -Well developed commercial and business acumen

-The ability to be a team leader as well as a team player -Strong people management skills, along with superb communication skills

- Ability to use Microsoft Excel confidently - Use of analytical systems - WSSI Planning - Experience in a major Retail company - Degree educated or equivalent

What's on Offer

Competitive Package

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