Merchandiser / Senior merchandiser

May & Stephens
18 May 2017
16 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
My client is a leading ladies fashion company who are seeking merchandiser to join the team at Head Office. Reporting to the Merchandise Manager, you will be responsible for managing accessories or footwear categories with direct responsibility for managing a team.
Key Responsibilities:
-Establish planning parameters for their product areas by analysing current, future and proposed season ranges
-Conducts store visits and has continued awareness of current market trends
-Manages the critical path with their buyer to ensure deadlines are met Works closely with buyer, designer and technologist to agree balance of range, ensuring it is both representative of the fashion trends and commercial
-Agrees the presentation format for the selection meetings
-Ensures the development process is continuous and that the use of trials and late buys is optimised
-Manages the team to ensure the relevant administration is accurate and up to date and takes responsibility for the approval of Stock Planning, bulk deliveries
-Manages profit performance through limiting risk , potentilising profit and managing departmental sales performance
-Ensures allocation to stores is consistent with the set plans and that it arrives in store as required
-Identifies and reacts to sales trends in order to chase sales and expand the potential of best sellers
-Ensures store plans reflect sales levels
-Motivates team and manages individuals to achieve results

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