An exciting position working for a leading growing retailer
A senior merchandiser opportunity with full category ownership
About Our Client
A leading retailer, please contact the consultant.
Preparation of product budgets, and sales, profit and stock targets.
Identify new business opportunities to grow sales and profitability.
Review and agree a financial framework within which a balanced, commercial and profitable range is built.
Develop and drive the company planning strategy, work with other divisional teams to develop best practice.
Agree and deliver trading plans, to optimise sales and profit.
Review trading issues with the team and ensure there are clear actions to maximize sales and profit and minimize risk.
Develop a markdown strategy to reduce old stock, to drive trade, and maximise profit.
Review sales and stock forecasts regularly to ensure stock levels are managed in line with trade.
Work with colleagues in Operations and Buying to maximize flexibility throughout the season.
Build and maintain effective relationships with suppliers.
Lead the performance of direct reports, setting objectives, giving regular feedback and addressing poor performance.
Coach and develop the team in technical and managerial skills.
The Successful Applicant
Passion and understanding for fashion
Staff management experience
Strong merchandising skills
What's on Offer
Competitive salary, bonus scheme and pension
A great Company culture
Your birthday off
Generous staff discount
Healthcare cash plan