Assistant Merchandiser - Branded Fashion - Expiring soon!

Posted 09/04/2021 by Page Personnel

Location:
Leeds, West Yorkshire

As an Assistant Merchandiser - Branded Fashion you will play a vital role within our Merchandising team. You will review & analysis previous season sales analysis by size at fit level and propose the future strategy for sizing for the relevant fit & product category As well as Assist the merchandiser with range building by providing analysis and proposals on; planned ROS, brand, fit, colour, design etc.

Client Details

A leading retailer in the Leeds. The business have been around for over 80 years and have a multi-channel offering. They are also known for their internal progression.

Description

  • Review & analysis previous season sales analysis by size at fit level and propose the future strategy for sizing for the relevant fit & product category.
  • Produce par planners for each individual line dependant on the end use of the line.
  • Assist the merchandiser with range building by providing analysis and proposals on; planned ROS, brand, fit, colour, design and pricing.
  • Produce size scales for seasonal stock buys in line with critical path and ensure uploaded correctly on the buying minute.
  • Manage designated range/area within store group under the control of the merchandiser. Responsible to build range with SAB and presenting in all range reviews producing sales, stock & margin plans in line with strategy set by merchandiser/senior merchandiser.
  • Produce a clear line level exit strategy for each product in designated range, forecast & highlight margin impact on delivering this plan to the merchandiser/ senior merchandiser.
  • Assist in training and supporting the departmental MAA where applicable.
  • Review core size availability on a weekly basis to maintain 95% availability. Propose actions required to the merchandiser in weekly trade and re scale where possible, ensure any agreements are actioned.
  • Review & reforecast core line cards on a weekly basis based on current performance. Propose any actions required in weekly trade to merchandiser on re-groups, par adjustments, phasing current commitment or any additional buys required.
  • Review best sellers report on a weekly basis at line level. Propose any actions required to merchandiser in weekly trade on best/worst sellers; Regroups, distribution, intake & markdown proposals.
  • Intake, working closely with Merchandiser to review weekly delivery schedule and critical path manage intake into the business. Raising any concerns to buyer/merchandiser which will impact; product launches, promotional activity or over stock.
  • Liaise with suppliers & warehouse to ensure priority stock is delivered on time and put away as soon as possible.
  • Work closely with retail team to address any store stock issues and action accordingly
  • WSSI maintenance; ensure OTB is updated on a weekly basis, intake is in the correct week & have an understand of closing stock targets of store group and YOY stock variance.
  • Identify any overstock issues to merchandiser with proposal on how to reduce surplus stock and increase sell through.
  • Support merchandiser in creating sale list for key promotional activity and forecast sales, markdown and margin. Build stock package to deliver sales plan.

Profile

  • Relevant skills working within a buying/merchandising office -
  • Strong Excel Skills
  • Strong housekeeping and organisational skills
  • Effective communicator
  • Ability to work on own initiative
  • Team player
  • Time management skills
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Self-motivated
  • GCSE level C in Maths & English
  • Ideally to have a buying, fashion, textiles or business management degree
  • 12 plus months experience working as an Assistant Merchandiser

Job Offer

Close to transport links

Free parking

Discount on product

Progression opportunity's

Assistant Merchandiser - Branded Fashion

Assistant Merchandiser - Branded Fashion

Assistant Merchandiser - Branded Fashion

Type:
Permanent
Contract Length:
N/A
Job Reference:
JN -092020-1229532_1617982403
Job ID:
213516435
Applications:
Less than 10

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