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Assistant Merchandiser

Job Title: Assistant Merchandiser
Location: Liverpool, Merseyside
Industry:
Salary: £22000.00 - £25000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
REF: BBBH10904
Contact Name: Rosie Williamson
Contact Email: rosiewilliamson@castuk.com
Job Published: 3 months ago

Job Description


Role Title
Assistant Merchandiser
Liverpool
22-25k

Role Profile
Our client, a market leading retail business, is looking to appoint an Assistant Merchandiser to join their already successful and growing team, based in Liverpool. Playing a key part within the merchandising team, you will be a driven and quick thinking Merchandising Assistant/ Assistant Merchandiser with experience in FOB importing from the Far East. You will be a reactive, forward thinker who thrives on success and has the ability to forge strong working relationships whilst working in a fast-paced retail business. The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate and have experience in strategic planning and forecasting to enable successful sales growth. This is an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic and analytical individual to join a large, vibrant and dynamic head office team with progression opportunities.

Skills & Experience

  • You must have experience with FOB importing from the Far East
  • Analyse line level sell through by grade of store and feed back
  • Monitor/forecast the size of range for each grade of store
  • Suggest what lines to in/exclude in lower graded stores - on a monthly basis
  • Work with Buying and Merchandising to understand the product ranges
  • Agree and Set Minimum and Maximum trigger levels
  • Work with Branch Merchandising to understand store space/strengths/limitations
  • Ensure new lines are going to all stores
  • Trigger ranges in new stores
  • store visits to understand the space/sales/option dynamics
  • Liaise with Import Merchandisers
  • Liaise with store managers to understand the trading opportunities



Personal Attributes

  • Self motivated, self starter who displays self confidence and initiative
  • Can cope with multiple tasks retaining a high level of accuracy
  • Planning and Organisational skills - utilising time and prioritising to ensure deadlines are achieved
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Hardworking and flexible attitude to work, time management skills
  • Commercial awareness



Client information

  • Excellent Excel/ IT skills
  • Good numerical/ analytical ability



Remuneration
22-25k 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