Junior Merchandiser

Forward Role
North West England
£20k - 25k per year
17 Nov 2017
02 Jan 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Junior Merchandiser (Fast Fashion)

Up to £25,000


Tasks, duties & responsibilities:

  • To prepare reporting and present in Meetings.
  • Drives the Test and Repeat Model to trade product & categories.
  • Reviews Daily and Weekly Sales performance and carriers out Rebuy and Markdown actions where required.
  • Reviews over and under performance at Product Group level and drives trading actions to maximise potential and minimise risk.
  • Seeds and manages a WSSI by accurately forecasting demand, OTB, returns, AVSP and margin.
  • Takes ownership of the Critical Path Management and takes appropriate action on issues when they arise.
  • As well as being competent in preparing trading reports/packs will also make recommendations for reporting improvements across the B&M function and implement.
  • Takes a strategic approach to driving their department forward through Strategy and Framework plans.
  • Work closely with QC & Design.
  • Building and strengthening on Supplier relations.
  • Mentoring and coaching junior members of the team.
  • Fully aware of the principles and contribution to the overall Business Strategy.
  • Is aware of current and emerging best practice within merchandising/buying
  • Identifies the need for process implementation and/or changes to process, to improve results.
  • Builds effective and open relationships with all members of the buying and merchandising team, based on reliable, accurate and relevant data.
  • Ensures productive relationship between merchandising function and all other business areas to ensure goals achieved, specifically the design and accounts teams.
  • Delivers key information at the right time, to the right people, and presents when necessary at all level meetings as requested.

Skills, Experience & Qualifications.

  • System skills (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.
  • eCommerce Experience.

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This job was originally posted as www.retailchoice.com/job/77701578