Merchandising Manager

Michael Page
North West England
£40000 - £60000 per annum
01 Oct 2017
03 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

An exciting opportunity for a Merchandising Manager to look after a team while working for a well established company in the North West

Client Details

The client is a Multi chanel retailer that is most certainly making a mark in the commercial world through its development and expansion


Working closely with the buying team to build a commercial range.

Developing detailed range plans with appropriate product phasing to ensure availability is maximised and to minimise terminal stock.

Monitoring range plans and trading plans to ensure optimum stock levels are achieved and OTB is maximised at all times.

Maximising in-season trading opportunities to ensure optimum trading and profitability. Reacting to trading activity suggesting markdowns and promotions where appropriate.

Working closely with other departments in the business, Buying, Marketing, Product Coordination, Quality Assurance. Maintaining a collaborative approach to work and ensuring that all ranges and promotions are in line with business strategy and aligned with brand values.

Performing detailed analysis and reporting at yearly, seasonal, weekly level by department, category, line and attribute. Identifying sales patterns and potential trading opportunities.

Recruiting, training and motivating a team to ensure that business and brand objectives are met.


Experience planning and trading your own department, including forecasting, strategy planning and OTB management responsibilities.

Advanced Excel skills (Vlookup, Pivot Table, IF), and high level proficiency with other Microsoft Office programs.

Excellent communication skills and the ability to work cross-functionally

Strong commercial awareness and the ability to react appropriately to in-season trading.

Enthusiasm and determination.

Management and leadership experience.

Job Offer

Competitive package dependant on experience.

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