Merchandiser- Fast fashion Brand

Recruiter
Purchasing Professionals
Location
Manchester
Posted
18 Apr 2019
Closes
26 Apr 2019
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
I am so excited to be advertising this amazing opportunity- I am looking for an experienced Junior or an existing Merchandiser to join this fantastic well established online brand! Feel the buzz and excitement working with the brains behind one of the fastest growing international e-tailers. Responsible for making sure the product sells the best, most profitably, our Merchandising team are the self-proclaimed pioneers of the test and repeat model. Liaising closely with other departments such as buying, working as a Merchandiser gives you opportunity to have a direct impact for one of the fastest growing international retailers!

Job Summary:

* To support the merchandising function for the business in order to ensure that all relevant stakeholders have accurate data which can directly, proactively and consistently inform decisions relating to maximising profitability and contributing to overall business strategy and growth.

* To support the Directors to ensure that the buying function is effectively controlled within the agreed business strategy, and that all necessary frameworks, controls and skill sets are in situ to enable the necessary degree of both long term planning and in season trading to maximise business performance.

Tasks, Duties & Responsibilities: Financial

* Using data to optimise the sales volume and profitability of all designated product areas.

* Supporting planning of budgets by category, option count, and depth of buy based on the overall business and financial goals of the company.

* Controls stock levels based on weekly sales and stock intakes (WSSI)

* Reviews sales forecasts based on performance, and actions re forecasts.

* Analyses and monitors best and worst sellers and makes informed recommendations for action

* Recommends promotions and re buys as necessary

* Monitors and maintains buying margin and gross profit margins as requested.

* Ensures that best sellers reach their full potential

* Supplies the Directors and buying team with necessary data to enable informed decisions and planning

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