Assistant Merchandiser

Recruiter
Hays
Location
Leeds
Posted
09 Nov 2018
Closes
11 Nov 2018
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Assistant Merchandiser working for a reputable fashion retailer.

Your new company
My client is a well-established fashion retailer, who are looking for an Assistant Merchandiser to join their team and drive the company through success. The company have over 200 years trading experience and have an excellent reputation in the industry.

Your new role
As part of your role, you will be planning and merchandising departmental product ranges, maximising stock availability through stock forecasting, accurate sales and inventory management. You will be using forecasts and weekly performance reports to assess KPI's and raise issues with the Merchandiser. You will also be managing the delivery and shipment deadlines, identifying risk to ensure accurate intake of stock according to plan levels, providing weekly updates on map/intake issues. As part of this role, you will be preparing and collating regular feedback to the Buying team regarding current performance and emerging trends in order to maximise sales.

What you'll need to succeed
The ideal candidate will have proven experience working within the Fashion industry in a Merchandising/Planning role in a large retail or multi-channel business. My client are also looking for someone to have strong influencing skills and come across as an enthusiastic, tenacious and proactive individual. You will also need to have excellent PC skills working with analytical tools.

What you'll get in return
As well as working for a successful major retailer, you will gain great training throughout your journey with this company. You will be working in a modern head office within a friendly working environment with excellent benefits including a competitive salary, bonus, healthcare, subsidised cafe and many other benefits.

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now.

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