Head of Merchandising

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West Yorkshire | Ref: BBBH15868

£70000.00 - £80000 per annum

Role Title
Head of Merchandising
West Yorkshire
Up to £80k

Role Profile
Our client, a multi-channel fashion retailer, is looking to appoint a Head of Merchandising to join their head office team based in West Yorkshire. Reporting into the Managing Director, you will drive company performance by leading the merchandising team in the planning, managing and optimising of sales, stock, markdown, and profit. This is a fantastic opportunity for a driven and experienced Merchandise Manager/ Head of Merchandising to join an entrepreneurial-spirited business in an autonomous role that you can make your own.

Key Responsibilities

  • Taking the lead in driving company strategy. Planning, managing and achieving the targeted measures of sales, stock turn, markdown and profit
  • Effective management of the supply base, working closely with the them to minimise lead times whilst improving availability and margin
  • Training and motivating the merchandising team
  • Reviewing company structures to maximise efficiency of buying approach
  • Developing and maintaining strong cross-functional relationships with other departments
  • Shaping and managing company budgets and cost centres
  • Representing the merchandising department at weekly trade meetings and presenting cpmpany performance information

Client information
Our client is a multi-channel fashion retailer based in West Yorkshire

Up to £80k

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