Planner / Merchandising Planner

Guru Careers
£35000 - £39000 Per Annum Up to £39k
09 Oct 2018
06 Nov 2018
Guru Careers
Contract Type
Full Time

Merchandising Planner / Product Manager

A Merchandising Planner / Product Manager, who has sales and inventory analysis experience, is needed to join a global Ecommerce Retailer. Expect an exciting role, where no two days are the same, managing your own product area (fashion / beauty / jewellery / electronics / home style) ensuring the right products are on air at the right time.

With over 20 years' experience and operations in countries across the globe, this household name Multichannel Retailer employs over 17,000 people worldwide and are ranked as one of the world's top multimedia shopping companies in terms of both viewers and revenue. Continuing to experience exciting levels of growth, they are now seeking a Merchandise Planner / Product Manager to join the UK's leading home shopping channel.

Reporting the Senior Planner, the Merchandise Planner / Product Manager will provide an objective link between Buyers & Broadcasters. On a day-to-day basis expect to conduct in-depth demand and sales analysis, work closely with buyers, determine optimum positioning for products and TV shows, optimise effective rotation and management of merchandise and anything else necessary to ensure the right products are on air at the right time of day to maximise sales.

It's live television and there are many factors to take into account in planning sales. You must be able to demonstrate adaptability and be flexible to change.

To qualify. You should be a Planner / Merchandise Planner / Product Manager / Merchandising Manager / Merchandiser / Category Merchandiser / Stock Manager / Stock Planner or similar with a CV that demonstrates:

  • Experience in sales and inventory analysis – ideally within Merchandising or Stock Management;
  • Excellent forecasting and analytical abilities;
  • You are commercially minded, creative, numerate and PC literate;
  • Superb attention to detail;
  • Excellent planning and organisational skills;
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills;
  • The ability to build relationships and work to deadlines.

In return the Merchandising Planner / Product Manager can expect a great working environment with plenty of challenges, opportunities and benefits such as 23 days holiday (increasing to 28 days after 5 years' service), bonus scheme, employee discount, life assurance, medical insurance, season ticket loan, onsite restaurant, health and well-being programme and much more.

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