Merchandiser

Recruiter
Michael Page
Location
North West England
Posted
01 Oct 2017
Closes
03 Nov 2017
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

An exciting opportunity for an experienced merchandiser to work within the home furnishing sector

Client Details

This is a fantastic opportunity to work for a household company which has close to 300 stores up and down the country.

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

Profile

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

Job Offer

Competitive salary with the opportunity for career progression


This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/76133534