Junior Merchandiser

Recruiter
Michael Page
Location
North West England
Posted
04 Nov 2017
Closes
16 Nov 2017
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Michael Page are recruiting for a Junior Merchandiser for a fashion retailer based in the North West looking to expand their team.

Client Details

My client is a cool, fashion brand looking for a talented Assistant Merchandiser or Junior Merchandiser ready for the next move.

Description

The Junior Merchandiser will be responsible for the following:

  • Assist in the preparation of budgets, sales and profit targets
  • Monitor performance against plan, taking appropriate action to maximise sales and profit and reduce stock holding whilst increasing stock turn
  • Maximise winners and reduce risk in order to achieve maximum full price sales and planned margin
  • Identify new business opportunities to grow sales and profitability
  • Review, propose and implement mark-down activity to reduce terminal stock whilst analysing action taken on mark-downs to maximise profit
  • Communicate trading issues and forecasts with proposed actions to senior management and Buyer
  • Develop and agree plans in partnership with the Buyer that achieve sales and profit targets and implement the agreed departmental strategy
  • In conjunction with the Buyer, agree a framework with Merchandising and Buying directors within which a balanced, commercial and profitable range is built
  • Evaluate market and customer information together with historical data and forward trends to develop the department's phased plans
    .

Profile

The successful candidate will need the following skills:

  • System skills (SAP, Microsoft Office-Outlook, Excel to Intermediate/Advanced level)
  • Critical path management.
  • Sales Analysis and Forecasting.
  • WSSI Management.
  • Preferably educated to degree level with min. GCSE Math's B grade.
  • Experience in merchandising in a fast-moving retail environment.
  • Preferably stores and eCommerce Experience.

Job Offer

Competitive Salary and Package


This job was originally posted as www.retailchoice.com/job/77477008