Role details


East Midlands   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Merchandiser (Interim Contract)
  • Blue Chip Retailer

About Our Client

Our client is large retailer who are expanding at the moment and are based in the South Yorkshire area.They are looking for a strong, commercial merchandiser who can support the merchandising team and develop junior members.

Job Description

The Merchandiser will be responsible for the following:

  • Preparation of seasonal buying plans through thorough analysis of historical data and understanding of future trends and activities.
  • Set and agreed KPIs with buyer, sales, margin, markdown, terminal stock and stock phasing.
  • Working with the Buyer to develop commercial, balanced ranges within this framework.
  • Ensure final ranges selected meet targets outlined
  • Plan and control the product intake phasing
  • Maximise opportunities and minimise risks by monitoring performance verses plan and taking remedial action where necessary.
  • Accurate forecasting of markdown and terminal stock forecasts. Minimising unplanned markdown.
  • Maintain effective control of Open to buy, intake, allocation.
  • Managing, training and developing Assistant Merchandisers and Allocators

The Successful Applicant

The candidate will be responsible for the following:

  • High standard of numerical and analytical ability
  • Previous experience within Merchandising.
  • Commercial awareness

What's on Offer

Competitive Package

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