Merchandiser Home Based

Posted a week ago by Socium Search Limited

Location:
West Midlands
Salary/Rate:
£30,000 - £35,000/annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted:
A week ago
Agency:
Socium Search Limited

Merchandiser Home Based.  Contract / Perm General Merchandise.  

Our client is an awarding winning retailer with an extensive store portfolio and a loyal customer base. The business continues to grow and return enviable figures with customer-centric and employee values at its core.

As part of their continued growth, they are looking to strengthen their merchandise planning function and are looking to recruit a  Merchandise Planner to support their growing General Merchandise Category.

This role forms a critical link between the trading and buying teams, and the UK retail stores and supply chain. Your main objective will be to manage the profitability, ranging and stock management process.

Reporting into the  Merchandise Manager GM and will work closely with the buyers.

Key responsibilities will include:

Management of the range and ensure stock availability

Provide clear, regular analysis to identify forecasts, trends, and opportunities across the category.

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 works as an Allocator, Merchandise Assistant or Assistant Merchandiser and will have:

Strong analytical and mathematical skills

Have strong commercial, relationship building and negotiation skills.

Worked in a head office retail.

The business operates, a non-hierarchical open culture where success is celebrated and rewarded.

Due to covid, this role is predominately home based 

Please apply with CV and cover note.

Type:
Contract, Permanent
Start Date:
ASAP
Contract Length:
6 Months + / Perm
Job Reference:
LB/1202/MSP
Job ID:
213174768

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