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Merchandiser

Job Title: Merchandiser
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Liverpool, Merseyside
Industry:
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
REF: BBBH10604
Contact Name: Rosie Williamson
Contact Email: rosiewilliamson@castuk.com
Job Published: 3 months ago

Job Description


Role Title
Merchandiser
North West
35-40k depending on skills & experience

Role Profile
Our client, a market leading retail business, is looking to appoint a Merchandiser to join their already successful growing team, based in the North West. You must have experience of retail merchandising, have a strong trading head and the ability to adapt quickly to change. This is an exciting opportunity for a talented and driven merchandiser to join an incredibly successful business that is growing 15% YOY with annual sales of £2b.

Key responsibilities and Accountabilities

  • Plan and control the product intake phasing
  • Maximise opportunities and minimise risks by monitoring performance verses plan and taking remedial action where necessary
  • Accurate forecasting of markdown and terminal stock forecasts. Minimising unplanned markdown
  • Maintain effective control of Open to buy, intake, allocation


Personal Attributes

  • Self-motivated, self-starter who displays self-confidence and initiative
  • Can cope with multiple tasks retaining a high level of accuracy
  • Planning and Organisational skills - utilising time and prioritising to ensure deadlines are achieved
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Hardworking and flexible attitude to work, time management skills
  • Commercial awareness



Skills & Experience

  • Good numerical and analytical ability
  • High level of Excel ability
  • Strong trading background
  • Currently working as a retail merchandiser
  • FOB experience

Remuneration

35-40k depending on skills & experience


Client information
Our client is a market leading retail business.

About Cast UK
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