Merchandiser

Liverpool, Merseyside | Ref: BBBH17871

£30000 - £35000 per annum + bonus

Role Title
Merchandiser
Liverpool
Up to £35k depending on experience + bonus

Role Profile
Our client, a market leading retailer based in Liverpool, is looking to appoint a Merchandiser to join their growing team. Playing a key part within the merchandising team, you will be an experienced and quick-thinking Merchandiser/ Supply Planner looking to take on a bigger role. You will be a reactive, forward thinker who thrives on success and has the ability to forge strong working relationships whilst working in a busy retail head office. Your experience in strategic planning and forecasting will allow you to hit the ground running and drive successful sales growth. This is a fantastic opportunity to be part of a fast-paced and dynamic team within a growing retailer.

Key Responsibilities & Accountabilities

  • Monitor/forecast the size of range for each grade of store
  • Suggest what lines to in/exclude in lower graded stores - on a monthly basis
  • Work with Buying to understand product ranges
  • Agree and Set Minimum and Maximum trigger levels
  • Ensure new lines are going to all stores
  • Trigger ranges in new stores
  • Conduct store visits to understand space/sales/option dynamics
  • Liaise with store managers to understand trading opportunities

Skills, Experience & Personal Attributes

  • You must have experience in a similar merchandising/ supply planner role
  • FMCG experience dealing with UK suppliers would be advantageous
  • Excellent Excel/ IT skills
  • Good numerical/ analytical ability
  • Self-motivated, self-starter who displays self-confidence and initiative
  • Can cope with multiple tasks retaining a high level of accuracy
  • Planning and Organisational skills - utilising time and prioritising to ensure deadlines are achieved
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Hardworking and flexible attitude to work, time management skills
  • Commercial awareness

Remuneration

Up to £35k depending on experience + bonus

Client information
Our client is a market leading retail business.

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