Junior Menswear Buyer/ Product Merchandiser

London | Ref: BBBH15791

£29000.00 - £32000.00 per annum + Additional benefits


Junior Buyer/ Product Merchandiser- Menswear

£29-32,000 + Additional Benefits DOE

Role Profile

  • Managing individual product categories throughout complete product lifecycle, building seasonal range plans, recommending buy selections and product pricing, and analysing sell-in and sell-out

  • Preparing and analysing weekly sales reports using Excel pivot tables and macros to present in weekly trade meetings, providing actionable reporting and insightful commercial analysis

  • Building and presenting quarterly sales analysis to drive seasonal range plan requests and present to department management and Design
  • Suggesting in-season actions to maximise sales and profit opportunities

  • Communicating sales feedback to Design, to influence development of future ranges and drive a balanced and commercial range

  • Develop strong partnerships with Global Sourcing offices to achieve seasonal cost and margin targets, whilst ensuring high product quality and on time deliveries

  • Pro-actively reviewing product costs and retails to drive intake margin and focus on commercial opportunities

  • Managing product data entry in assortment plans, including costs, retails, seasonal themes, and purchase order numbers

  • Conducting competitive analysis including Pricing Analysis

  • Coordinating market prep processes and materials, with support from Product Merchandising Assistant, to ensure relevant sales history

  • Managing and maintaining systems with extremely high level of accuracy



Skills & Experience

  • Own and manage product Solid experience of working for a commercial vertical fashion retailer at an assistant/junior product merchandising level - Menswear

  • A natural ability to manipulate data to produce reports with accuracy and efficiency

  • Attention to detail is key as this is a fast paced role, so a sharp eye is essential
  • An analytical approach combined with a track record of accuracy illustrated though previous experience

  • Proven track record of driving positive and impactful business results, by leading commercial and fact based decisions

  • Solution based thinker, with strong and proven ability to calculate risks and present strategic action plans

  • Ability to be flexible over working hours during market and peak periods

  • Thrives in a fast based environment and able to effectively manage multiple projects and deadlines

  • A strong aptitude in Retail Math

  • Advanced Microsoft Office skills, Advanced Excel skills



Client information

My client, a leading Hight End retailer, is looking for a Junior Buyer/ Product Merchandiser to join their London based Menswear team.

Remuneration

  • Pension contribution
  • Staff discount



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