Merchandising Manager

Recruiter
Outdoor And Cycle Concepts Ltd
Location
Guildford
Posted
11 Jan 2018
Closes
15 Feb 2018
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Full Time

Merchandising Manager

Department/Location: B&M

Reporting to: Head of Merchandise O&CC

6 Month FTC

People responsibility:

Merchandisers and where applicable Assistant Merchandisers and Merchandising Assistants and end responsibility for the Team.

Main purpose of the role:

To implement the merchandising strategy across the business.

Key responsibilities:

Within areas of responsibility:

  • Input into department strategy
  • Ownership of the merchandising budgeting process
  • Own assortment planning and store grading processes
  • Responsibility on delivering the range each season
  • Ownership of all Merchandising administration tasks
  • Ownership of the WSSI
  • Responsibility for trading the ranges during the season
  • Responsibility for critical path management
  • Management and development of the Merchandising Team

Reporting to the business on:

  • Financial buys each season
  • Markdown
  • Intake

Key partners:

Buying Team, Logistics, Retail Ops Finance, E-Commerce and Marketing

Key Performance Indicators:

Increasing profitability through

  • Improving the achieved margin (£) by category
  • Increasing stock turn throughout the business
  • Improving availability

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