Merchandising Analyst

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Greater Manchester | Ref: BBBH25344

£20000 - £25000 per annum

Role Title
Merchandising Analyst
Greater Manchester
Up to £25,000 depending on experience

Role Profile
Our client, a growing retail business, is looking to appoint a Merchandising Analyst to join their head office team based in Greater Manchester. This is a pivotal role within the team where you will play a key part in supporting the Merchandiser by undertaking data analysis and providing insight that will help to maximise department performance. This is a fantastic opportunity for an analytical individual with a keen eye for detail and strong Excel skills to join a successful retail business that can offer further development opportunities. This position will ideally suit a graduate with a degree in a maths related subject, ideally with some experience in an analytical role.

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to

  • Producing reports to support decision making within in the department
  • Reviewing existing reports and improving to highlight new opportunities
  • Co-ordinating between category and warehouse teams
  • Highlighting areas for trading improvements and developing proposals
  • Providing insight into performance and making recommendations for improvements
  • Analysis of opportunities during key trading and promotional periods, reporting on learnings
  • Working with the category and e-commerce teams to maximise sell through of stock in the DC but not online
  • Preparing weekly overview of performance identifying priorities and proposing activity to address any concerns
  • Using SQL / data warehouse to deliver reporting for the merchandising team

Skills & Experience

  • Some work experience in an analytical role would be advantageous
  • Analytical, skilled in interpreting data with a keen eye for detail
  • A relevant degree such as Mathematics, Economics etc. is essential
  • Strong Excel skills
  • Confident and driven with excellent communication skills
  • Highly organised and able to cope with the pressures of a fast-paced working environment
  • Team player who can also work on own initiative

Client information
Our client is a leading retail business based in the North West

Up to £25,000

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