Role details

Senior Merchandiser

West Yorkshire   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Senior Merchandiser-Fashion Multi Channel Retailer
  • West Yorkshire

About Our Client

My client is an established fashion business who are going through a significant growth period and are looking for a talented individual to support them with the Merchandising team.

Job Description

The Senior Merchandiser will be responsible for the following:

  • Develop an in-depth knowledge of departmental performance and understand which are the most appropriate levers to use to maximise business performance at any given time
  • Agree with Head of Merchandising and Buyer the sales targets from 'open to buy' and range reviews. Agree range plan, stock flow, margins and process with the Buyer to ensure smooth flow of the right stock at the right time
  • Manage the reporting of historical KPI's for pre-season range analysis and use the historical mix to assess winners/losers and future direction of the range
  • Manage and develop the supply base to maximise profitability through accurate production planning, stock phasing and delivery schedule management, identify the key suppliers and plan production space
  • Work with the Buying team to analyse sales trends and patterns and manipulate forward commitment to ensure the correct mix of product at all times. Highlight any risk areas to the sales targets and identifies opportunities to over achieve against target
  • Proactively manage in season trading to deliver, sales, stock margin and markdown targets through effective range building, planning, repeats and promotion - escalate major trading issues with action plans

The Successful Applicant

The ideal candidate will be responsible for the following:

  • Highly developed analytical and numerical skills.
  • Excellent PC skills, with experience of working with Financial/Analytical tools.
  • Proven influencing skills.
  • High attention to detail at all times.
  • Detailed analysis of complex data for business decision making
  • Ability to drive change and work strategically

What's on Offer

Competitive Package and Salary

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