Role details

Senior Merchandiser

West Midlands   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Senior Merchandiser-Fashion Multi Channel Retailer
  • Fashion

About Our Client

My client is a fashion multi-channel retailer who are looking for a strong commercial Merchandiser to lead the merchandising team as the business focuses on growth within their ecommerce platform.

Job Description

The Senior Merchandiser will be responsible for the following:

Planning

  • Drive the review of the previous season and capture lessons learned
  • Drive the strategy for the department and present
  • 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
  • Plan the pre-scheduling to meet the range plan - in conjunction with Assistant Merchandisers
  • 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
    • Propose and agree actions to recover risk and maximise opportunities with the Buyer at category and line level.
    • Monthly - Capture all agreed actions in the monthly forecast reviews
    • Work up the forecast from category/Season level to Buyer Group
    • Meet and gain approval : Incorporating
      • Forecasting any sales variance to plan
      • Creation of OTB's
      • Management of commitments - On time delivery, rebuys cancellations
      • Markdown proposals
    • Provide Retail with Merchandising aids through the Store Allocators
    • Manage the range plan in Season reflecting any changes
    • Create and Manage/monitor sell out dates against all products
    • Manage Intake at category and line level















The Successful Applicant

Skills needed:

  • Experience within a similar merchandising role is essential
  • Online trading experience is advantageous
  • Worked to/within financial KPI'S within previous role

What's on Offer

Competitive Package

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