Merchandise Planner (Retail Head Office)
Our client, a fast paced retail organisation with an international presence, are looking to expand their team to work in amazing offices, with fantastic facilities.The RoleTo maximise sales and net profit from products through liaising with the buying teamsTo identify and select products/lines that meet the organisations criteriaTo prepare the running order of showsMonitor and review sales performanceTo liaise with buyers and members of the scheduling department with regards to weekly schedulesTo identify lines to re-order and propose quantities identifying key promotional linesTo prioritise management of aged inventory alongside “new lines”To analyse stock and sales data and prepare plans going forwardTo analyse sales performancesWork with the Internet & multi-channel merchandising team to coordinate effective promotion, events and sales opportunitiesThe CandidateMinimum of 3-4 years’ experience in sales and inventory analysis within a Head Office retail environment, with particular emphasis on merchandising and stock control.A degree or equivalent in a relevant subject i.e. business degree/marketing – preferableAbility to analyse data and draw relevant conclusions to positively impact the business and problem solveGood level of computer literacy with excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel.A strong financial understanding including margin, profit, sales and inventory management.Good commercial and trend awareness for relevant product area.Salary£33,000 – £38,000 depending on experienceDue to a very high number of applications we are unable to come back to every candidate with feedback. If you do not hear from us within 48 hours please assume that you have been unsuccessful on this occasion. Your CV will be registered with us and we will keep you updated with any other positions that may be of interest. However please keep checking our website as new roles will be updated daily, Unico Recruitment wishes you the best of luck in your job search.Unico Recruitment Ltd operate as an independent recruitment agency with over 20 years of experience supporting clients and candidates nationally across the UK.