Role details

Merchandiser

West Yorkshire   •   £30,000 - £350,000   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Merchandiser
  • Retail

About Our Client

Our client is a successful retailer who are growing a number of stores across the UK and are looking for an experienced Assistant Merchandiser or Junior Merchandiser ready for the next move in their career.

Job Description

As a Merchandiser you will be responsible for the following:

  1. To be pivotal in driving department strategy. Planning, managing and achieving the targeted measures of sales, stockturn, markdown and profit through the construction of commercial ranges.
  2. To manage the in-season Open-to-Buy down to category level using the WSSI.
  3. By effective range planning and markdown control, manage Terminal Stocks to keep within budgeted levels.
  4. Consistently manage the supply base, monitoring commitment and Intake, and to work closely with the supplier to minimise lead times, create flexibility and improve availability.
  5. To train, motivate and develop junior members of the merchandising team.

The Successful Applicant

The ideal candidate would have the following skills:

  • Educated to degree level (or equivalent)
  • Experience in a Merchandising environment
  • Numerical / analytical skills
  • Understanding of range planning
  • Working knowledge of forecasting principles
  • Good understanding of the key elements of the Buying Cycle
  • Organisation skills
  • Decision making skills
  • Communication skills
  • PC literate

What's on Offer

Competitive Package and Salary

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