Assistant Merchandiser

Greater Manchester | Ref: BBBH32013

£20000 - £24000 per annum

Assistant Merchandiser
Greater Manchester
£20,000 - £24,000 + Benefits

Role Profile

Our client, a leading retailer, is looking for an Assistant Merchandiser to join their Head Office team based in Greater Manchester.

You will be an established Assistant Merchandiser with experience in trading and planning and a proven track record of driving sales and maximizing commercial opportunities on your product areas.

Key Responsibilities

  • Preparing weekly reports for trading meetings
  • Determining appropriate trading actions to maximize sales and optimize margins
  • Supporting with short term workflow planning and longer-term budgeting
  • Controlling inventory, allocations and replenishment for both stores and online
  • Managing line cards
  • Analyzing range performance and KPI's, supporting with the development of quarterly and seasonal strategies
  • Providing historical analysis to develop Planning Forecasts for relevant product areas
  • Creating ratios for all buys

Skills & Experience

  • Proven track record as an Assistant Merchandiser in a retail head office
  • Planning, trading and analytical skills
  • Strong numerical and IT skills (particularly Microsoft Excel)
  • Ability to think on feet and make decisions working within in a fast-paced environment
  • Professional with excellent communication skills
  • Confident, enthusiastic and hungry to learn
  • Highly organized, methodical and efficient

Client information

Our client is a market leading retailer based in Greater Manchester

Remuneration

£20,000 - £24,000 depending on experience

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