Merchandiser - Fast Fashion

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Manchester, Greater Manchester | Ref: BBBH29293

£35000.00 - £42000 per annum + bonus + excellent benefits


Merchandiser - Fashion
Manchester
£35,000 - £42,000 + bonus + excellent benefits

Role Profile
Cast UK are thrilled to be working with a leading fashion retailer based in Manchester to recruit a Merchandiser to join their growing team. Reporting into the Merchandise Manager, you will be responsible for 3 fast-growing departments whilst inspiring and developing a team of 3 comprising of 1 Assistant Merchandiser and 2 Merchandise Assistants This is a fantastic opportunity to join one of the UK's fastest growing and successful retailers, therefore if you are a Junior Merchandiser or Merchandiser looking to join a high energy, fast-paced retail business going through a phenomenal stage of growth then apply today!

Key Responsibilities

  • Using data to optimise the sales volume and profitability
  • Budget planning
  • Controlling stock levels based on the WSSI
  • Reviewing sales forecasts based on performance
  • Analysing and monitoring best and worst sellers, making informed recommendations
  • Recommending promotions and re buys
  • Monitoring and maintaining buying margin and gross profit margins
  • Ensuring that best sellers reach their full potential
  • Providing the Head of Merchandising and buying team with data to enable informed decisions and planning
  • Building and maintaining strong relationships between the merchandising function and all other business areas to ensure goals achieved
  • Delivering key information at the right time, to the right people, presenting when necessary at high level meetings as requested



Skills, Experience & Personal Attributes

  • It is essential that you are currently working as an established Junior Merchandiser or Merchandiser for a retailer
  • Fashion experience is essential
  • Strong trading and planning skills
  • Reactive, with the ability to cope with the pressures of a fast-paced working environment
  • Numerate with a good level of IT skills, particularly Microsoft Excel and WSSI experience
  • Confident, enthusiastic and highly driven



Client information
Our client is a successful and rapidly growing fashion retailer based in Manchester

Remuneration
£35,000 - £42,000 + bonus + excellent benefits

About Cast UK
Cast UK is a leading executive consultancy, providing national recruitment solutions to both clients and candidates. Specialising in, HR, Procurement, Buying, Supply Chain, and Logistics, each member of our specialist team has a professional background specific to their recruiting sector. With this unique insight and knowledge, our consultants are able to place individuals from trainee through to main board. For more information on Cast UK and a complete list of all of our current vacancies, please visit www.castuk.com

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