Assistant Merchandiser

Recruiter
Michael Page Retail
Location
London Stansted Airport
Posted
11 Jan 2018
Closes
12 Feb 2018
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

This is a great opportunity to join a well know retailer experiencing huge amounts of growth. An ideal role if you are looking to broaden your merchandising knowledge or looking to move up to Assistant Merchandiser.

Client Details

My client are a very well know home and lifestyle retail business based in Stansted. They have just employed a new strategic direction to increase competitive advantage.

Description

The successful Assistant Merchandiser will be responsible for -

  • Delivering the agreed comprehensive strategy for the product range alongside the Head of Merchandising
  • Building relationships with buyers and suppliers
  • Reviewing current sales vs. planned sales and optimising stock opportunity
  • Managing WSSI's at a line and department level, therefore identifying risks and opportunities
  • Managing pricing reviews for products
  • Planning and executing for the markdown and clearance of terminal stock

Profile

The successful Assistant Merchandiser will have -

  • A lot of enthusiasm, be a tenacious and proactive individual
  • Highly developed analytical and numerical skills
  • Excellent PC skills, with experience of working with Financial/Analytical tools
  • Proven influencing skills
  • High attention to detail at all times

Job Offer

This role will pay a salary of up to £24,000 + package