Merchandiser

Recruiter
Michael Page
Location
Worcestershire
Salary
£41000 - £45000 per annum
Posted
10 Nov 2017
Closes
16 Nov 2017
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Reporting into the MD, you will be a key member of the team helping to drive sales and profitability of our craft based jewellery category, whilst managing stock within agreed company targets.

Client Details

An exciting and fast paced TV Shopping company based in Worcestershire.

Description

Range Building and Planning:

  • Contribute to setting of the annual category strategy and quarterly seasonal strategy
  • Agree plans with the buyer that will achieve sales and profit targets and deliver against agreed category strategy and communicate with the wider business
  • Plan budgets and present range forecasts for proposed ranges alongside buyers in quarterly range review
  • Identify new business opportunities to grow sales and profitability

Trading the Range:

  • Present weekly sales and profit analysis to management team in the Trading meeting, highlighting appropriate actions to ensure targets are met
  • Monitor daily SKU performance to identify potential best sellers and suggest actions to maximise their potential
  • Drive sales by working cross functionally to gather insight from across the business to make improvements to the product offering

Stock Management:

  • Manage category stock ordering process, delivering against service level, OTB and company KPI's
  • Provide a weekly summary of orders
  • Plan stock and communicate via updated WSSI

Profile

  • Experience at Merchandiser level or equivalent
  • Experience of managing a team
  • Highly proficient in Microsoft Excel
  • Excellent analytical skills, with ability to extract insightful information from complex data analysis for decision making
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills to build strong cross-functional working relationships
  • Confidence when leading negotiations, or presenting in meetings
  • Initiative and a creative approach to solving problems
  • Excellent organisational and planning skills with ability to prioritise
  • Ability to work well in a team
  • Strong leadership skills and ability to influence others
  • Experience in initiating and managing change

Job Offer

£40,000-£45,000 + benefits


This job was originally posted as www.retailchoice.com/job/77363536