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Assistant Merchandiser - Ladieswear

Employer
Page Personnel
Location
UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
11 Apr 2021

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Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
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Job Details

As an Assistant Merchandiser- Ladieswear you will Manage your own department and play a key role in trading and driving profit and margin. Plan product ranges in conjunction with the Buying team and deliver a commercially.

Client Details

A great opportunity for an Assistant Merchandiser - Ladieswear to join a multi-channel retailer in the Altrincham area. Starting out as a sports kit business they have expanded over the last 40 years into both ladies and men's, more so recently into Homeware.

Description

Manage your own department and play a key role in trading and driving profit and margin.
Plan product ranges in conjunction with the Buying team and deliver a commercially viable range across both Home Shopping and Retail divisions.
Analyse sales and prepare sales forecasts and figures for new ranges.
Optimise the sales and profitability of designated product areas.
Liaise with suppliers and distributors.
Ensure all buys are placed and stock arrives as planned.
Identify production and supply difficulties and deal with any problems or delays as they arise.
Control stock levels based on forecasts for the season.
Monitor slow sellers, and take action to reduce prices or set promotions as necessary.

Profile

Have a minimum of 2 years previous merchandising experience in a Head Office environment.
Currently be at Assistant level or higher, looking for the next step up and to manage their own area if the former.
Possess strong numeracy and literacy skills with proven experience of using MS Office computer packages, particularly Excel.
Show excellent analytical skills and a highly organised approach to work.
Be able to communicate effectively, both written and verbal.Job Offer

25 days holiday rising to 30 (plus bank holidays)
50% staff discount
Holiday Purchase Scheme
Pension scheme
Health Cash plan
Free parking
Development towards a progressive career

Assistant Merchandiser - Ladieswear

Assistant Merchandiser - Ladieswear
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