Rise Resourcing
Manchester, UK
19 Oct 2019
26 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
One of the most successful retailers of the last decade, is seeking the best merchandising talent to be part of their continual success. Opportunities at Experienced Merchandiser level are available. This would suit individuals who thrive working in an ever changing and fast paced retail environment.

The main purpose of this role, will be to contribute insights that allow to make reactive and long range decisions and planning that is crucial to the continual success of the business

Reporting into the Merchandise Manager, as Merchandiser your key responsibilities include:

* Work alongside the Buyer to review performance of previous season and create strategy for the department

* Attend selection meetings with Buying and suppliers

* Manage the range plan in Season reflecting any changes

* Review weekly trading performance and achieved KPI's

* Creation of OTBs

* With the Buyer create the strategy for the department

* Review weekly trading performance and suggest action needed to be taken

To be considered you must have:

* Excellent knowledge of OTB management and advanced Excel skills.

* Experience of operating at an experienced Merchandiser or Junior Merchandiser level with ownership for running your own department.

* Gained your experience from another successful bricks & mortar large retailer

* Worked in a fast moving retail head office environment

* Experience of managing large budgets and turnovers

* Team management and team development experience.

* Experience of fashion, footwear or accessories is preferrable or related trend led categories

In return you will be rewarded with a market competitive salary plus bonus, healthcare, life assurance and discount with future opportunities to work internationally

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