Assistant Merchandiser & Junior Merchandiser

Greater Manchester | Ref: BBBH28369

£21000 - £30000 per annum + various benefits + bonus scheme


Assistant Merchandiser & Junior Merchandiser
North West
Up to £30,000 + various benefits including bonus scheme

Role Profile
Cast UK have been working with a major North West retailer for the past two years to appoint numerous talented individuals to the growing merchandising team. To support this retailer's consistent growth, our client is looking for a number of Assistant Merchandisers & Junior Merchandisers to support by delivering sales, markdown, stock, intake and profit plans. You will be passionate about product and have the ability to react quickly to change, working in an extremely fast-paced environment. Strong forecasting and planning skills are required in order to hit the ground running; therefore, it is essential that you are currently working as an established Merchandising Assistant or above within a retail head office. If you are a bright and ambitious individual wanting to join a market leading retailer who can offer further development opportunities then this could be the perfect opportunity for you to take the next step in your career!

Key Responsibilities

  • Reviewing weekly trading performance
  • Ensuring the WSSI is updated
  • Reviewing previous seasons
  • Attending selection meetings
  • Building the range plan
  • Overviewing the ratios for all buys in conjunction with Assistant Merchandiser
  • Establishing strong working relationships with suppliers
  • Managing order books
  • Proposing and agreeing actions to recover risk and maximise opportunities with the Merchandiser and Buyer at category and line level
  • Managing line cards
  • Managing intake at category and line level



Skills & Experience

  • You must have experience of working as an established Merchandising Assistant or above within a retail head office
  • Strong Excel skills and WSSI / line card experience
  • Ability to cope and stay calm / focussed in a fast-paced working environment
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Highly organised with strong attention to detail
  • Strong analytical / numerical skills
  • Team player
  • Passion for product



Client information
Our client is a market leading retailer based in the North West.

Remuneration
Up to £30,000 + various benefits including bonus scheme

About Cast UK
Cast UK is a leading executive consultancy, providing national recruitment solutions to both clients and candidates. Specialising in HR, 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

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