Category Planner International

Posted by Socium Search Limited 10/02/2021 - Expiring soon!

Location:
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Salary/Rate:
£35,000 - £45,000/annum
Posted:
10/02/2021 - Expiring soon!
Agency:
Socium Search Limited

CATEGORY PLANNER EUROPE:  MULTI PRODUCT RETAILER

HOME BASED

IMMEDIATE START 6 MONTH CONTRACT

Category Planner /  Merchandiser / Junior Merchandiser General Merchandise Retail. 

This expanding and successful multi-product retailer are now looking to strengthen their trading team by the appointment of a Merchandise Planner to oversee their growing General Merchandise and Seasonal channels. 

You can be based at and will be the link between UK head office, buying, European retail stores and supply chain. Your main objective will be to manage the profitability, ranging and stock availability.

Reporting into a Merchandise Planning Manager and working closely with the buyers.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Management of the range and ensure stock availability in store
  • Provide clear, regular analysis to identify forecasts, trends, and opportunities.
  • Provide option/depth analysis to drive sales and manage stock levels.
  • Review Weekly stock sales and intake (WSSI) for own categories and explore additional promotions as necessary
  • Management of Open to buy process
  • Work with supply chain to ensure stock allocations are entered efficiently.

Ideal candidates will have worked as a Senior  Assistant Merchandiser  / Junior Merchandiser or Merchandise Planner and will have:

  • Strong analytical and mathematical skills
  • Have strong commercial, relationship building and negotiation skills.
  • Worked in a head office retail.
  • Please apply with CV and cover note.
Type:
Contract
Start Date:
ASAP
Contract Length:
6 months
Job Reference:
LB/0202/CPI
Job ID:
213163180

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