Senior Retail Merchandiser

Recruiter
Tagged Resources
Location
Manchester
Salary
Up to £40K DOE
Posted
23 Nov 2017
Closes
04 Jan 2018
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
The Company:

A successful clothing and footwear company are looking for a Senior Retail Merchandiser to compliment their team. The role will involve day to day stock management and order fulfilment. You will need to think logically to analyse and evaluate data to make decisions and recommendations. You will be working alongside the Merchandise Manager and Head of Retail. The working hours are Monday to Friday 8.30 am - 5.30 pm. This is a great opportunity to join a fast growing business with excellent benefits including 30 days holiday and staff discount. This is a 10 month maternity contract. The ideal candidate will have 5 - 10 years experience in a similar role.

The Role:

  • Plan stock and seasonal product ranges in line with sales targets.
  • Create and maintain seasonal blanket orders.
  • Coordinate seasonal trading calendar.
  • Manage levels and distribution of stock.
  • Forecast and monitor weekly rates of sale.
  • Suggest profitable selling prices, set stock promotions and price reductions.
  • Monitor margins and profitability.
  • Plan stock in line with agreed critical path.
  • Ensure your plans are successfully executed in store.
  • Monitor margins and profitability of space & promotions.
  • Assess sales performance of ranges.
  • Handle supply/production problems as they arise.
  • Other duties as required.
Skills Required:

  • MUST have a minimum of 5 years experience in a similar role.
  • Ideally have a relevant degree.
  • Be commercially aware and highly numerate.
  • Logical, analytical and able to use own initiative.
  • Must have strong IT skills especially in Excel.
  • Excellent communication skills - both written and verbal.
  • Be able to build great relationships and work with people at all levels of the business.
  • Be able to work in a fast paced office environment and cope with pressure.
We regret that due to the volume of applications, only suitable candidates will be contacted.

Tagged Resources Limited acts as an employment agency. We have 25 years of Recruitment and Industry experience, working with Retail and Supply Chain markets and have various positions available. If this vacancy does not suit your experience and you are looking for a suitable role please look at our website or follow us on social networking sites. All are updated on a daily basis.
This job was originally posted as www.retailchoice.com/job/77774031