Senior Assistant Merchandiser

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Greater Manchester | Ref: BBBH20407

£26000 - £28000 per annum

Role Title

Senior Assistant Merchandiser
Up to £28k depending on experience
Greater Manchester

Role Profile
Our client, an established retailer based in Greater Manchester, is looking to appoint a Senior Assistant Merchandiser and a Junior Merchandiser to join their growing team. This is an exciting time to join this growing retailer who are rolling out a number of new stores over the coming months. Reporting into the category Merchandiser, you will support the team to maximise your departments commercial opportunities throughout the network of stores and online. You will play a key part in the effective management of stock intake, driving sales through improved availability and reducing mark down and IBT's to maximise profit. You will be an established Assistant Merchandiser or above, currently working in a fast-paced trading environment, with strong planning skills and eager to take on a larger and more demanding role. This is a fantastic opportunity for several bright, enthusiastic and driven individuals to be part of an established and growing retailer's journey, joining a dynamic and supportive team.

Key Responsibilities

  • Running weekly reports and analysis, ensuring findings are communicated to the business
  • Planning and distributing stock in line with store network needs
  • Managing the critical path
  • Collaborating to create and develop top line / seasonal strategies
  • Gaining a thorough understanding of all products through store visits and analysis
  • Accurately actioning price adjustments, ensuring these are actioned at the correct time
  • Supporting in the phasing of stock and optimising profitability

Skills, Experience & Attributes

  • Currently working at established Assistant Merchandiser level or above in a fast-paced retailer
  • Educated to degree level is preferred
  • Strong planning and analytical skills
  • Highly commercial
  • Strong numerical and IT skills, particularly Excel
  • Ability to keep calm under pressure and make decisions with good judgement
  • Passion for product
  • Driven, enthusiastic and confident
  • Highly organised and methodical

Client information

Our client is an established retailer based in Greater Manchester

Up to £28k depending on experience

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