Merchandise Assistant - Mathematics / Economics Graduates

Recruiter
Cast UK Limited
Location
Manchester
Posted
15 Sep 2018
Closes
18 Sep 2018
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Retail Head Office Graduate Opportunities - Mathematics / Economics Graduates Wanted

Merchandising Assistant
Greater Manchester
£17,500

Role Profile
Our client, a leading retailer, is looking to appoint a number of highly driven, enthusiastic and numerate mathematics / economics graduates to several Merchandising Assistant roles based at their head office in Greater Manchester. Working on a specific department, you will play a key part in maximising commercial opportunities on product categories, across all retail channels. This is a fast-paced role where you will be required to juggle and prioritise business-critical tasks, working as part of a dynamic team. This is a fantastic opportunity for a confident, bright and analytical graduate with an interest in the retail sector and looking to kickstart their career, to join a growing retail head office with development opportunities.

Responsibilities

  • Preparing weekly reports for Monday trade meetings
  • Reporting and analysis
  • Updating the system with ETA / availability from the supplier order books
  • Liaising with the warehouse re. delivery dates
  • Adjusting prices on the system, checking and sending to stores
  • Acting as a key contact for stores to maximise retail opportunities and minimise risk
  • Ensuring with the Assistant Merchandiser that all products landing in the warehouse have the correct Cost and Retail prices and that the margins reflect correctly
  • Managing line cards in conjunction with the Merchandiser
  • Reconciling supplier order books

Skills & Experience

  • A Mathematics or Economics degree is essential
  • Strong IT (particularly Microsoft Excel), numerical and analytical skills
  • Highly organised with the ability to manage multiple tasks, hit deadlines and prioritise workload
  • Hardworking, proactive and driven
  • Enthusiastic and confident
  • Excellent communication skills

Client information
Our client is a leading retailer based in Greater Manchester

Remuneration
£17,500 + benefits

About Cast UK
Cast UK is a leading executive consultancy, providing national recruitment solutions to both clients and candidates. Specialising in HR, Procurement, Buying, Supply Chain, and Logistics, each member of our specialist team has a professional background specific to their recruiting sector. With this unique insight and knowledge, our consultants are able to place individuals from trainee through to main board. For more information on Cast UK and a complete list of all of our current vacancies, please visit www.castuk.com


This job was originally posted as www.retailchoice.com/job/83245483

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