Michael Page
Bristol (City Centre)
£35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus & benefits
11 Nov 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

As a Merchandiser your focus will be on developing their core Merchandising function. Liaising with the wider commercial teams across buying, design production and marketing.

Client Details

This well know fashion retailer based nr Bristol are looking to add to their established Merchandising team. As a leading retail business they have been through a period of change that has resulted in huge growth and plenty of opportunity for the career minded.


The Merchandiser will be responsible for the following:

  • Preparation of seasonal buying plans through rough 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


The ideal candidate will have the following skills:

  • High standard of numerical and analytical ability
  • Previous experience within Merchandising
  • Have managed at least 2 people previously
  • Full WSSI management
  • Commercial awareness

Job Offer

This Merchandiser role will offer a great package to include:

  • Salary £30,000 - £45,000
  • 25 days holiday + Bank holiday
  • Child care vouchers
  • Pension scheme
  • Free parking
  • Career progression

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