Merchandising Admin Assistant

Recruiter
Kimberley James
Location
London (Greater)
Posted
07 Dec 2018
Closes
10 Dec 2018
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
The Role
Reporting into the Merchandiser, you will play a part in the creation and delivery of the departmental
strategy. You will use your experience to work closely with the Assistant Merchandiser to trade the department in order to meet sales target.
What you’ll be doing
* Supporting the Assistant Merchandiser to ensure the smooth running of critical path
* management (in conjunction with Buying Admin Assistant)
* Escalate any trading issues, along with proposed actions to Assistant Merchandiser
* Support in the timely delivery of new stock packages
* Support the Assistant Merchandiser in managing Range Plans and WSSI’s for UK concessions
* Undertake Branch visits; sharing and monitoring outcome of actions with the team
* Support Assistant Merchandiser with any historical analysis and forward seasonal strategy
* planning
* Support the Merchandiser to ensure balanced, commercial, and profitable ranges are secured
* Building strong relationships with the buying team
* Forging strong communication channels with international partners to understand their
* markets and requirements
What skills and experience you’ll need
* Strong interpersonal & communication skills with the ability to deal with people at all levels across our business
* Strong People management skills with the ability to lead by example as well as perform as a team player
* Experience in building and maintaining effective working relationships with suppliers
* Experienced in critical path management
* Good time management, prioritisation, negotiation & organisational skills
* An eye for detail and a knack for spotting future trends
You
* You have the ability to perform under pressure and thrive in a fast-paced environment
* You have strong attention to detail
* You have excellent communication skills
* You are highly numerate
* You are confident
* You have a passion for fashion and product

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