Say I DO.... to an exciting opportunity that will help elevate your Merchandising career
Junior Merchandiser H.Samuel Bridal Watford
Full Time - Flexible working is available with 2 days office based and 3 days remote.
Here at Signet Jewelers, owners of luxury UK retail jewellery brands Ernest Jones and H.Samuel, we have a wonderful opportunity to join our Merchandising team. We're currently seeking to recruit a Junior Merchandiser to work within our H.Samuel Bridal team in our Stores Support Centre in Watford.
As Junior Merchandiser you'll be responsible for working alongside the Merchandiser to plan, control and monitor the purchase, intake and distribution of merchandise to maximize sales and gross profit in the assigned department.
You'll be directly accountable for at least 1 division within the department, being fully responsible for all aspects of the area and practice complete ownership of the Merchandising strategy.
Accountabilities of the role will include:
Identify opportunities to improve sales & NAM performance continually striving to over-achieve targets
Managing margin rate effectively and make trading decisions regularly to ensure margin rate target achieved. Requires a thought for trading reaction on markdown / mix of product / price increases
Making proposals to Merchandiser / Controller and Director on Margin rate impact changes
Closely work with Buyer/Junior Buyer on all aspects of planning the range, through options / price / style
Managing the ordering / forecasting for own division and support Merchandiser on other divisions to maximise service levels whilst maintaining inventory £ and turn targets
Planning and proposing all discount activity alongside the Buyer/Junior Buyer ensuring the promotions are viewed from the product range and numbers side combined presenting a strong customer facing offer
WSSI management of own division and support on other divisions with Merchandiser on a weekly basis in season and planning for the new season / year ahead
BSL management on area of control is reviewed with the allocation team
Managing and developing at least 1 direct report across the allocating team and manage both their workload and personal development goals
Ensuring personal and team compliance with the Competition Act, Bribery Act and the Company's SEE principles
Taking necessary action to maintain RJC accreditation
Ensuring all appropriate codes of conduct and company policies are observed across merchandising area
If this sounds like the opportunity you've been waiting for please apply now.
We offer a fantastic job and more...
We are passionate about our profession, and together we can help you realise your full potential. Come and be part of Signet Jewelers and enjoy the following fantastic benefits:
*185 Hours Annual Leave (excluding Bank Holidays)
*Generous Staff Discount across all brands
*Real Rewards Corporate Discount
*Recommend a Friend Scheme
*Cycle to Work
*Shine with Signet - Recognition Platform
Be part of something special!
Signet is the name behind H.Samuel and Ernest Jones - so altogether, we have 350 UK stores selling some of the most fashionable and exclusive watch and jewelery brands on the High Street. But that's not all. We also have stores in the US, Republic of Ireland and the Channel Islands. In fact, we're the largest speciality retail jeweler in the world, by sales. Just imagine where your retail career could take you.
Signet Jewelers (H.Samuel & Ernest Jones) is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. We welcome applications from all sections of the community and are proud to have achieved Disability Confident Committed status (Level 1). All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit and business need