Assistant Merchandiser (3-4 days a week)

AdMore B&M
£27000 - £30000 per annum + (pro rata)
20 Nov 2017
02 Jan 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Are you an experienced Merchandising professional and looking to secure a role on a part-time (3-4 days a week) or flexible basis? Do you love analysing data and building relationships with suppliers but don't work in an environment which can offer you a work/life balance?

Our client is a well-known UK high street retailer based near Richmond upon Thames. They are looking for an Assistant Merchandiser (3-4 days a week) to help out with their expanding team. There is also potential for you to work maybe 5 days a week but on reduced hours. Please apply if you are interested and then we can discuss some options for you.

Within this Assistant Merchandiser (3-4 days a week) role you will:

* Plan and place orders for new lines according to agreed forecasts and phasing,
* Provide weekly summary of performance within areas of responsibility, relating to sales, stock, profit and promotions and markdown versus budget and last year
* Plan and place re-orders for all core and new lines to maintain agreed range and Division sales, cover and stock targets and to maintain a credible offer,
* Liaise with the warehouse to ensure that inbound and outbound priorities are set according to Category plans,
* Maintain Weekly Stock Sales and Intake forecasts(WSSI),
* Partner with the buying teams to create seasonal strategies for departments relating to all KPI'S,
* Provide historical analysis to develop planning forecasts for areas of responsibility,
* Ensure product is allocated to the right level and within OTB boundaries,
* Actively partake in stock risk assessment and terminal stock actions,

What qualities will you need for this Assistant Merchandiser (3-4 days a week) role?

* Excellent inter-personal skills,

* Professional, organised, methodical and efficient,

* Advanced Planning and analytical skills,

* Promotes personal credibility through working productively,

* Works independently with effective time management,

* To show a willingness to learn and self-develop.

The salary for this role is up to £30,000 (pro-rata) depending on experience.

No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate and we welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.

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