Merchandise Assistant - Mathematics / Economics Graduates

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Greater Manchester | Ref: BBBH20660

Up to £17500 per annum + benefits


Retail Head Office Graduate Opportunities - Mathematics / Economics Graduates Wanted

Merchandising Assistant
Greater Manchester
£17,500 + benefits

Role Profile
Our client, a leading retailer, is looking to appoint a number of highly driven, enthusiastic and numerate mathematics graduates to several Merchandising Assistant roles based at their head office in Greater Manchester. Working on a specific department, you will play a key part in maximising commercial opportunities on product categories, across all retail channels. This is a fast-paced role where you will be required to juggle and prioritise business-critical tasks, working as part of a dynamic team. This is a fantastic opportunity for a confident, bright and analytical graduate with strong numerical skills and an interest in the retail sector, looking to kickstart their career, to join a growing retail head office with development opportunities.

Responsibilities

  • Preparing weekly reports for Monday trade meetings
  • Reporting and analysis
  • Updating the system with ETA / availability from the supplier order books
  • Liaising with the warehouse re. delivery dates
  • Adjusting prices on the system, checking and sending to stores
  • Acting as a key contact for stores to maximise retail opportunities and minimise risk
  • Ensuring with the Assistant Merchandiser that all products landing in the warehouse have the correct Cost and Retail prices and that the margins reflect correctly
  • Managing line cards in conjunction with the Merchandiser
  • Reconciling supplier order books

Skills & Experience

  • A degree in a subject such as Mathematics, Business or Economics is essential
  • Strong IT (particularly Microsoft Excel), numerical and analytical skills
  • Highly organised with the ability to manage multiple tasks, hit deadlines and prioritise workload
  • Hardworking, proactive and driven
  • Enthusiastic and confident
  • Excellent communication skills

Client information
Our client is a leading retailer based in Greater Manchester

Remuneration
£17,500 + benefits

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