Merchandiser - East Yorkshire

Gravity Recruit Limited
East Riding of Yorkshire
From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum Car & Package
21 Nov 2017
02 Jan 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Our client are a market leader who are looking to triple the size of their overall business in the short/medium term.
As a result of this continued growth they now seek to recruit an experienced Merchandiser to help transform the retail proposition and help them drive their Stores to the next level.
The role will have responsibility nationally and will involve travel/potential overnight stays. The ideal candidate will however be able to commit to 2/3 days per week based in our clients Head Office which is based in Humberside.
The Role
  • Utilise visual, analytical and software tools to maximise return per foot and return per linear foot
  • To maximise the RPF through space planning and through co-ordinating with Branch Channel, Category Management and GMM to develop range offering.
  • Working alongside the GMM team to ensure stock levels are correct for the size of Branch.
  • Work alongside the Marketing team to ensure POS for stores is supplied in a timely manner
  • Ensure new Branches are merchandised in line with strategy
  • Monitoring and coordinating the development and update of planning/operations best practice, and supporting processes
  • To communicate and train Branch Managers on visual merchandising methods
  • To develop space planning merchandising skills of Branch and Field teams.
  • Assist Branch Channel to manage the Range Review and Promotions process effectively
  • Reviewing and supporting new range and promotional implementation planning and execution
  • Monitor revenue impact of all merchandise changes and take appropriate action where required
  • Work with Branch teams and vendors to deliver

Required Experience
  • Knowledge of merchandising best practice
  • Experience of merchandising IT systems
  • Good communication skills – written and verbal
  • Knowledge of market place and customer segment
  • Negotiation/reaching consensus skills
The Package
Up to £40k DOE Plus Car & Package
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