Senior Merchandiser

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Croydon, Surrey | Ref: BBBH29405

£60000.00 - £72000 per annum + various benefits


Senior Merchandiser
South London
£60,000 - £72,000 (depending on level of experience) + various benefits

Role Profile
Cast UK are thrilled to be working with a market leading British retailer to recruit a Senior Merchandiser to join their close-knit and friendly head office team based in South London. You will play a key role in driving growth in this globally-expanding business across multiple channels and markets. This is a fast-paced working environment where you will need to hit the ground running, therefore it's essential that you are currently working at established Merchandiser level or above, within a retail head office and have experience managing a team. You will be a highly commercial, team player with a collaborative approach to working. This agile business allows ambitious and hardworking individuals the chance to bring and implement new ideas / ways of working therefore this is a fantastic opportunity for someone to put their mark on a role.

Key Responsibilities Include

  • Setting the departmental strategy alongside Senior Buyer, incorporating both own brand & branded products
  • Range planning across all channels (globally)
  • Setting of seasonal & weekly budgets
  • Driving to hit all sales & profit targets whilst managing stock levels within OTB budgets
  • Analysing departmental performance to maximise opportunities both in season & influence the longer-term product strategy
  • Presenting to senior management and having a track record in influencing at a senior level
  • Ensure the customer is at the heart of the decision-making process
  • Challenge & improve processes to create a more efficient and collaborative working environment for the Merchandising team
  • Drive changes and efficiencies within the Merchandising function
  • Managing and developing a team of 4



Experience, Skills & Personal Attributes

  • Currently working as an established Merchandiser or Senior Merchandiser within a retail head office is essential
  • Knowledge of bricks and mortar retail would be advantageous
  • Strong commercial acumen, planning and trading skills
  • Analytical and numerate
  • Advanced Excel skills
  • Highly organised, problem solver
  • Experienced in managing teams
  • Strategic with a passion for / vision of the future of the brand



Client information
Our client is a leading retail business based in South London

Remuneration
£60,000 - £72,000 (depending on level of experience) + various 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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