Assistant Merchandiser - Multi Channel Retailer

Recruiter
Michael Page Fashion
Location
Warrington
Posted
16 Apr 2019
Closes
16 May 2019
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

To ensure optimum merchandise availability on designated departments.

To control co-ordination of open-to-buy on designated departments ensuring sales and intake are consistent with agreed stock levels and adjusted in line with over/under performance and authorised.

Client Details

A leading multi-product on trend retailer in the Warrington area. The business has a growing online platform as well as stores throughout the UK.

Description

  • To ensure optimum merchandise availability on designated departments.
  • To control co-ordination of open-to-buy on designated departments ensuring sales and intake are consistent with agreed stock levels and adjusted in line with over/under performance and authorised.
  • To plan and manage stockbuy requirement by month/division/profile to ensure product content/volumes/timing is in line with agreed objectives and planned as part of the range development process.
  • To ensure that core lines are maintained at appropriate stock levels to maximise sales.
  • To identify slow selling lines and propose relevant promotional/markdown action on designated departments.
  • Management of and training and development of allocator's
  • To effectively manage allocation and replenishment of stock.
  • To manage the EDF file as required ensuring all information is accurately updated as required
  • Supplier Management (agreed areas) on a weekly basis ensure on time/in full deliveries and compliance with Company requirements for delivery.
  • To develop a working knowledge of stores / store types and competition through store visits.
  • To ensure specific weekly reports / tasks are completed on time as agreed with the merchandiser
  • To liaise / communicate with stores / area managers
  • To Develop a thorough knowledge of existing systems and involvement as required in the implementation of new systems

Profile

  • Currently an Allocator, Merchandise Assistant or have completed a placement year in Merchandising.
  • large retail environment/multi-channel business
  • Experience working within the fashion/homes industry
  • An enthusiastic, tenacious and proactive individual.
  • Having highly developed analytical and numerical skills
  • Excellent PC skills, with experience of working with Financial/Analytical tools.
  • Able to demonstrate high attention to detail at all times
  • Proven experience gained in a Supply chain environment / retail head office

Job Offer

Close to transport links

Progression Opportunities

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