Senior Merchandiser

London | Ref: BBBH17638

£50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum


Senior Merchandiser- Menswear
£50-60,000 DOE
Role Profile
Your key objective will be to maximise product performance via effective planning and trading, you will be responsible for ensuring that the optimum stock quantity is in the warehouse at the right time. Day to day responsibilities will include.

  • Range planning across all channels including High Street, Outlet, Ecommerce and International.
  • OTB planning and phasing of product launches
  • Work closely with Buyer making the Buyer aware of any opportunities/threats to the department
  • Develops good cross functional relationships through clear communication particularly with Retail Ops, Branch Merchandising, Finance and the DC
  • Maintain professional relationships with supplier base
  • Ensure regular store visit programme to maintain an understanding of internal and external market
  • Ensuring all Store Profiles receive the optimal brand mix for each season
  • Intake and net margin expectations
  • Forecasts foreign currency liability by supplier and time period and liaises with Finance team
  • Wssi and monitor sheet management
  • Manages Direct imports with our suppliers and forwarders ensuring the most efficient loading of the containers before shipment
  • Planning and measuring profitability of promotions and markdown
  • Accurate intake forecasts to fit with DC logistical constraints
  • Constantly reviews size rolls to maintain availability and maximise sell through
  • Constantly review distribution decisions of product as it arrives communicating any changes to the Branch Merchandising team


Skills & Experience

  • Excellent leadership skills and an ability to adapt as strategy changes, ability to manage your own workload as well as manage more junior members of the team.
  • Extensive Product/ technical knowledge, previous experience in Menswear preferred.
  • Identifies opportunities and threats to their area of product responsibility
  • Efficient in problem solving and decision making
  • Prioritises workload to ensure deadlines are met
  • Builds good working relationship with Buyer making him/her aware of any opportunities/threats to the department
  • Develops solutions in line with company policies and resources


Client information
My client is a well known High End Heritage Menswear retailer looking for a Senior Merchandiser to join their London HQ. The ideal candidate will have previous experience within Menswear Merchandising and a passion for the Menswear product.
Remuneration
Salary £50-60K DOE

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