Merchandiser

Milton Keynes Temporary £40,000 - £45,000
  • responsible for maximising sales & profitability on buying area product range
  • an opportunity to work with a leading milton keynes based retailer

About Our Client

A leading retailer based in Milton Keynes

Job Description

The Merchandiser is responsible for maximising sales & profitability on buying area product range whilst minimising loss/markdowns. They will also be responsible for:

* End to end stock flow for relevant departments

* WSSI management/maintenance

* Drive stock turn and deliver business stock levels in line with budget. (Store/DC/Dockside)

* Range reviews alongside Buyers

* Support the building of a range plan alongside the buyer

* Suggesting sales driving activity to drive cash and reduce stock where appropriate.

* Improving availability to maximise sales and customer experience

* Manage suppliers ensuring a strong mutually beneficial relationship

* Constantly identifying and implementing Merchandising process improvements

* Liaising cross functionally to deliver the department plans.

* Clearance and Markdown plans in conjunction with buying.

* Stock analysis to drive stock health actions.

* Promotional/seasonal planning support

The Successful Applicant

Qualification:

  • GSCE's/A Levels/Degree level

Work Experience:

  • Merchandising experience, preferably of a seasonal/perishable/showroom/big ticket purchase area.

Skills/Knowledge/Abilities:

  • Strong analytical skills
  • Engaging
  • Strong excel and Microsoft office skills
  • Strong influencer
  • Range building experience

What's on Offer

£40000 salary with company benefits

Potential stretch to £45000 for the perfect candidate

Contact
Tom Carter
Quote job ref
JN-102020-1237379
Phone number
+44 121 634 6930

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Consultant name
Tom Carter
Consultant phone
+44 121 634 6930
Job reference
JN-102020-1237379