Assistant Merchandiser

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London | Ref: BBBH16244

£25000 - £29000 per annum

Senior Assistant Merchandiser
£29-32,000 DOE

Role Profile

  • Support the Merchandiser with planning, WSSI, OTB, range planning and sell through to ensure the company objectives are met in terms of sales, margin and stock.
  • Produce daily and weekly reports and provide thorough data analysis as well as provide current and historical analysis of categories to drive strategic decisions for long term direction of the brand
  • Plan and review allocations at line level to ensure the right options go to the right stores and monitor parameters on core products
  • Work closely with stores to ensure stock packages maximise sales potential and that stores are not over stocked, as well as liasing with the warehouse on delivery/ picking volumes
  • Assist in the management of the product life cycle, planning discontinuations and stock clearance.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of current department sales and company performance, and has awareness of outstanding commitment
  • Able to identify commitment requirements and is aware of lead times and critical dates for placing orders
  • Able to manage forecasting sales and markdown on WSSI
  • Analyse sales by size and propose size breakdowns for new products

Skills & Experience

  • Currently working at Assistant Merchandiser level in a Fast Fashion environment
  • Experience of WSSI, Cat cards, OTB, range planning
  • Strong numerical and analytical skills
  • Excel - intermediate/advance level
  • Experience of managing junior members of the team
  • Passionate, confident and dynamic
  • Ability to work to deadlines
  • Strong commercial awareness
  • Strong communication and organisation skills

Client information

My client is well known high street retailer looking for an Assistant Merchandiser to join their team. The ideal candidate would have been working within a similar role for the past 1-2 years and would be passionate and eager to join a fun, exciting and vibrant work place.

Generous staff discount
Pension Scheme

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