Merchandiser

Recruiter
People Marketing
Location
London (Greater)
Posted
23 Nov 2017
Closes
15 Dec 2017
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Merchandiser – The Company

A Multi Brand Fashion Distributor and Retailer based in prestigious central London offices are looking for a Merchandiser to join their growing team.

They currently have a number of stores across Central London and have a thriving website. They require a Merchandiser to manager the stock and increase sales. They are a small team and are looking for an ambitious candidate who isn’t afraid of a challenge. This is a key role in the team where what you do has a direct impact on the continued success of the business.

Merchandiser - The Role

  • Monitoring stock and sales across all retail stores and websites, allocating, replenishing and transferring stock between stores where necessary
  • Managing deliveries to retail with warehouse and reviewing and updating any discrepancies on the system
  • Collating reports on daily sales, bestsellers and stock, taking action where necessary and discussing proposals with line manager
  • Preparing retail price lists and sale price list for all stores, proposing mark down price and promotional activity
  • Regular visits to the stores to ensure standards are kept to the highest level and provide support to the teams and store rota planning
  • Ensuring sales post from our intercompany retail/wholesale system and matching the websites’ invoices and credits against the website backend
  • Maintaining information on SAP, including prices, barcodes and stock information
  • Attending buying meetings, preparing reports on stock/sell through/bestsellers by store for all brands
  • Managing information for House of Fraser store concession and website concession, including creation of HOF’s product information database, uploading images and prices, and ensuring all items go live without issue
  • Managing stock take of all stores, scanning stock, loading results to SAP and investigating any issues
  • Arranging end of season stock returns to the warehouse, collating list for stores, checking discrepancies, confirming collection with warehouse and ensuring GRN and credits added correctly
  • Assisting in new store opening

Merchandiser - The Candidate

  • Must be highly organised and excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to learn quickly, plan, multi-task and work under pressure
  • Good commercial awareness and able to use initiative and make recommendations to maximise sales
  • Flexible and be able to meet deadlines and be team player and proactive and confident to self-manage their workload
  • Analytical, with experience of preparing reports, handling data and understanding figures. Experience of using SAP and retail system is preferred
  • Excellent MS Office skills: good with Excel (V-lookups and Pivot Tables)
  • The successful candidate must have worked within a UK retailer in fashion or non-fashion with similar experience of at least 3 years

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This job was originally posted as www.retailchoice.com/job/77786148