Role details

Merchandise Controller

North West England   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Fashion Retailer
  • Retail

About Our Client

Our client is a growing multi-channel retailer who are looking for an experienced, commercial merchandise who will be able to support the business and help grow the merchandising team.

Job Description

The ideal candidate will be responsible for the following:

  • With the Buyer review previous season and capture lessons learned
  • With the Buyer create the strategy for the department and present
  • Quarterly plan at Category/Season level with the Buyer to submit a plan on the System that reflects the best possible mix of product to deliver the KPI's
  • Attend selection/pre-selection meetings with the Buyer and suppliers
  • Plan the pre-scheduling to meet the range plan - in conjunction with Assistant Merchandisers
  • Overview the ratio's for all buys in conjunction with Assistant merchandiser
  • Ensure that the Buy matches the plan Buy
  • Be responsible for the pushing of the business forward through proposing new ways of working and planning and be the driving force in implementing
  • Ensures Buying and Merchandising plans tie in with financial stock targets (sales, stock and intake)
  • Ensures supplier terms are utilised to hit company targets.

The Successful Applicant

As a Merchandise Controller you will need the following skills:

  • Experience within a similar merchandising role is essential
  • Strong systems knowledge and experience of building Merchandise practices from beginning level.
  • Worked to/within financial KPI'S within previous role is advantageous
  • Proven influencing skills.
  • High attention to detail at all times
  • Ability to manage a team with focus in order to meet the Company's targets.

What's on Offer

Competitive Package and salary

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