Merchandiser/Buyer/Stock Management - Fashion/Brands

Recruiter
Anderson Recruitment Ltd
Location
Arlingham
Posted
14 Apr 2018
Closes
21 May 2018
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Our well established and successful, growing client within the fashion industry have a new exciting permanent opportunity for a Merchandiser/Buyer to join the team within their Gloucester offices.

This is an ideal rare opportunity to join a progressive and reputable company that can offer future career opportunities.

Principal Accountabilities:

- Accountable for product and stock management for a range of suppliers, ordering within agreed stock levels whilst maintaining availability targets, using a range of analytical tools and sources of data.

- Continually reviewing supplier terms including negotiating commercially viable rebates, discounts etc., monitoring SLA’s, quality and the performance of products in the range.

- Managing the communication of critical data and information from suppliers, sales and range builders to ensure product and pricing data is kept up to date and relevant.

- Contributing to the development of sales and gross margin budgets including the reduction of terminal stock levels.

- Monitor sale activity on the range including occasional visits to suppliers and customers.

Key Activities:

- Analysing supply, availability and sales data to ensure purchasing and delivery schedule decisions are based on accurate and up to date information.

- Continually monitoring the relationships with suppliers and updating company information on pricing and availability variations.

- Attending meeting with key customers and sales staff to inform and collect sales and demand requirements.

- Producing regular performance reports on products price, stock levels and predicted availability.

- Producing weekly factory updates and management of orders due reports including the update of delivery dates.

- Liaising with key stakeholders in the supply and demand of the products, both internally and externally.

- Assisting at trade shows and company promotional events.

- Being aware of changes in legislation in relevant areas of responsibility.

- Contributing to the maintenance of a safe working environment in compliance with company H&S policy and procedures.

Education & Qualification:

- Good working knowledge of Microsoft Excel.

- Ability to analyse and organise large amounts of data.

- Strong ability to prioritize and organise workload.

- Ability to work independently and act on own initiative.

- A confident communicator, both written and verbal.

- Previous buying / merchandising / stock management experience.

- CIPS or other recognised qualification an advantage but not essential.

Hours - Monday - Friday - 8.30am - 5pm

Salary - £26-27k

Similar jobs

Similar jobs