Merchandiser - Maternity Cover

Recruiter
Page Group
Location
Leavesden
Posted
14 Apr 2018
Closes
21 May 2018
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Exciting temporary maternity cover for an online Lingerie Retailer, it's a great opportunity to challenge yourself and get experience in and gain experience in a fantastic online retailer with an a great office culture.

Client Details

Our client is an online Lingerie/Swimwear Retailer who pride themselves on the quality of service they give their customers. They're currently looking for a Merchandiser for a temporary contract looking after branded and own brand swim (growth area), lingerie and nightwear.

Description

The Merchandiser will be responsible for the following:

  • Monitoring range plans and trading plans to ensure optimum stock levels are achieved and OTB is maximised at all times.
  • Working closely with the buying team to build a commercial range which not only meets business targets and budgets, but also customer's expectations.
  • Developing detailed range plans with appropriate product phasing to ensure availability is maximised and to minimise terminal stock.
  • Maximising in-season trading opportunities to ensure optimum trading and profitability. Reacting to trading activity suggesting markdowns and promotions where appropriate.

Profile

The successful candidate will need the following skills:

  • A strong understanding of Own Brand product is essential, and experience in working with Brands is also ideal but not compulsory
  • Knowledge and experience planning and trading your own department, including forecasting and OTB management responsibilities.
  • Team player with a positive 'can-do' attitude
  • Highly organised with excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to multi-task and meet simultaneous tight deadlines
  • Results driven
  • Strong problem-solver and project-manager who has the ability to translate analytic data into strategic ideas
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to work cross-functionally.
  • Strong commercial awareness and the ability to react appropriately to in-season trading.

Job Offer

Competitive Salary

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