Assistant Merchandiser

Vohs and Co Retail Recruitment
Covent Garden
Up to £27,000 per annum
09 Nov 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

We are recruiting for an Assistant Merchandiser to join one of the fastest growing high street retailers based in Central London.

Continual and exceptional like for like growth has seen this retailer become a fantastic success story with national and international expansion in progress across e-commerce, concession and own store development.

Key Responsibilities:

•Monitor sales & Stock (Markdowns/trading risks/changing season codes twice yearly)

•Analysis & Administration, maintaining accurate paperwork and making sure there are no data inaccuracies.

•Act as a departmental mentor for Administration Assistants, managing workloads, holding weekly reviews and assessing progress.

•Actively participate in a weekly Business Objects steering group, validating reports, ensuring fitness for purpose, proposing and designing new reports to cover gaps in current reporting.

•To be completely aware of the development of the range and option plans (responsibility with the buying team and checking, updating and maintaining of store and style grading ensuring all opportunities are maximised).

•Making sure that the merchandise controller is well briefed on all issues under your remit and that to adhere to company policy under the direction of the merchandiser.

•To consistently deliver against company expectations and policy and to make sure suppliers manage the same in the areas under your responsibility.

Key Skills:

•Competent WSSI knowledge is a must to assist in the strategic planning of the business with at least 4 years’ experience within merchandising

•Strong understanding of the Critical path process of product development.

•Clear communication at all levels.

•Measure and calm at all times

•Good analytical skills

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