Branch Merchandiser FTC 12 months

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West Yorkshire | Ref: BBBH25894

£28500 - £29500 per annum + car allowance, private healthcare

Role Title

Branch Merchandiser (FTC up to 12 months)
West Yorkshire
Up to £28,500 + Benefits

Role Profile

Our client, a leading fashion business, is looking to appoint a Branch Merchandiser to their team. Reporting to the Branch Merchandising Manager, you will be responsible for Assortment Planning across all business channels, and optimising product placement

Key Responsibilities

  • Responsibility for Assortment Planning across all business channels
  • Optimising product placement, through utilisation of replenishment scenarios by category & channel
  • Provide a grading framework for B&M and VM
  • Build and maintain a relationship with 3rd party software providers
  • Management of key/flagship/priority store stock packages and managing store transfers
  • Form seamless relationships with Merchandising to ensure continuous feedback develops future strategy
  • Manage the creation of new store stock packages & proactively control stock levels after opening
  • Participation and feedback to weekly trade meeting
  • To liaise closely with senior members of the Retail, E-Commerce and Merchandising teams to ensure an excellent understanding of current trading issues
  • Provide regular feedback to the Branch Merchandising team and the wider Supply Chain team regarding key operational issues at channel level
  • To regularly visit stores with Regional and Area Operational Managers, ensuring each store has the most commercially viable stock package.
  • To liaise closely with key logistics functions to ensure the end-to-end stock movement process is both cost and time effective

Skills, Experience & Personal Attributes

The ideal candidate will be an existing Merchandiser, ideally within a fashion retail head office environment. Key attributes required include;

  • Commercially aware and organised
  • Can cope with multiple tasks retaining a high level of accuracy
  • Good level of numerical/analytical ability
  • Good level of IT ability, particularly Microsoft Excel
  • Strong communicator
  • Hardworking and able to work in a fast-paced environment

Client information
Our client is a market leading business based in West Yorkshire

Up to £28,500 + Car Allowance + Private Healthcare

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