Merchandiser

Manchester, Greater Manchester | Ref: BBBH30733

Up to £36000.00 per annum + Benefits

Merchandiser - Fashion

Manchester

£36,000 + 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 an established 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

£36,000 + 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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