Junior Merchandiser

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London | Ref: BBBH16494

£28000 - £35000 per annum + Additional Benefits

Junior Merchandiser
£28-35,000 DOE
Role Profile

  • Provide current and historical analysis of the categories to drive strategic decisions and work with Senior Merchandiser to provide context for the longer term direction of the brand
  • Planning, WSSI, OTB, category/line cards, and range planning to ensure the company objectives are met in terms of sales, margin and stock
  • Work with Senior Merchandiser to manage Senior Allocator and Assistant Merchandiser to ensure new and replenishment stock is allocated promptly and as planned; managing stock fragmentation effectively
  • Track deliveries and plan warehouse intake; highlight to Senior Merchandiser late and under/over delivery quantities
  • Liaise with the warehouse on delivery / picking volumes to ensure manageable work flows. Manage the product life cycle, planning discontinuations and stock clearance
  • Attention to detail to ensure sales and stock are optimised in all channels
  • Resopnsible for making sure stock is available for key events / promotions / home page/ windows; ensuring issues are highlighted to senior management
  • Liaise with the web team to ensure sales are managed on specified categories
  • Responsible for taking on the role of the Merchandiser in the absence of the Merchandiser
  • Responsible for the management and development of a Senior Allocator

Skills & Experience

  • Currently working at Assistant Merchandiser or Senior 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 a Junior 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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