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Assistant Merchandiser - Fashion

Job Title: Assistant Merchandiser - Fashion
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: West Yorkshire, West Yorkshire
Industry:
Salary: £22000.00 - £24000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
REF: BBBH10796
Contact Name: Rosie Williamson
Contact Email: rosiewilliamson@castuk.com
Job Published: 3 months ago

Job Description


Role Title
Assistant Merchandiser - Fashion
West Yorkshire
£22-24k depending on skills & experience

Role Profile
Our client, a multi-channel fashion retail business based in West Yorkshire, is looking to recruit an established Assistant Merchandiser to join their large head office team. Reporting into the Merchandise Planner, you will be responsible for the analysis, management and optimisation of sales, stock and customer service to exceed budgeted KPI's. This is a fantastic opportunity for a driven, bright and talented individual to join a long-established retail business with opportunities to progress. The ideal candidate will have experience in Merchandise Assistant or Assistant Merchandiser role with forecasting, be able to think for themselves and have a genuine desire to learn all aspects of a multi-channel retail business.

Responsibilities

  • Analysing seasonal demand & making recommendations
  • Placing/ expediting orders with suppliers to ensure optimum stock levels, & compliance with agreed delivery dates
  • Regular liaison with the Warehouse to ensure efficient supply chain flow
  • Supporting the merchandise planner/ range planner to formulate future demand and stock plans to deliver agreed KPI's
  • Co-ordinating with international colleagues to maximise the usage of company stocks
  • Production of reports



Skills, Knowledge & Experience

  • Use of line cards and WSSI principles
  • Proactive & able to manage own workload
  • Full working knowledge of Microsoft Office - Excel
  • Possess strong interpersonal and influencing skills
  • Excellent accuracy, attention to detail & numerical skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively at all levels
  • Educated to A level/ degree level is preferable



Client information
Our client is a leading multi-channel retail business

Remuneration
£22-24k depending on skills & experience

About Cast UK
Cast UK is a leading executive consultancy, providing national recruitment solutions to both clients and candidates. Specialising in Procurement, Buying, Supply Chain, and Logistics, each member of our specialist team has a professional background specific to their recruiting sector. With this unique insight and knowledge, our consultants are able to place individuals from trainee through to main board. For more information on Cast UK and a complete list of all of our current vacancies, please visit www.castuk.com