Role details

Merchandise Manager

North West England   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Merchandise Manager-Fashion
  • North West

About Our Client

Our client is a young, fast fashion retailer who are expanding their merchandising team and are looking for an experienced Senior Merchandiser/Merchandise Manager to support their Menswear team.

Job Description

The Merchandise Manager will be responsible for the following:

  • Drive the strategy for the department
  • Approve the proposed grading from the trading Merchandiser for input into the assortment planning process
  • 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
  • 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.
  • Review weekly trading performance and achieved KPI's, identifying Issues and the course of action in preparation for the weekly trading meetings

The Successful Applicant

The ideal candidate will need the following skills:

  • Experience within a similar merchandising role is essential
  • Worked to/within financial KPI'S within previous role is advantageous
  • Extensive merchandise experience in a multi channel environment Ideally degree educated
  • Demonstrate an excellent understanding of range planning, WSSI management, Line cards and forecasting processes and systems
  • Excellent excel skills
  • Demonstrates an understanding of markets and conditions that drive customer expectations
  • Demonstrates excellent management skills with the ability to promote a strong team spirit

What's on Offer

Competitve Package

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