Assistant Merchandiser Level 2

Posted 3 days ago by Page Personnel

Manchester, Greater Manchester
£22,000 - £26,000/annum

The Assistant Merchandiser reports to a Merchandiser or Senior Merchandiser, the role will have some degree of Merchandising responsibility and is the first step to becoming a Merchandiser. The aim is to maximise commercial opportunities through the effective management of inventory, driving demand and service through improved availability and forecasting and reducing markdown to maximise profit.

Client Details

A leading Ecommerce Retailer in Manchester City Centre. The client helps its customers to express themselves with stylish products, helpful services and flexible finance. Now, they are moving forward together, embracing innovation and new technology, to continue to delight our customers.


  • Identify and complete actions for a daily/weekly trading issues
  • Prepare and present weekly trading information within the department
  • Update and maintain line cards recommending action (RDF/IP)
  • Using the most current information, assess trended forecast estimate for accuracy, submit recommendations for buys and cancellations
  • Conduct regular meetings with suppliers and direct dispatch team to provide revised forecast information
  • Prepare and present corrective action plans to clear and maintain dormancy levels;
  • Using historical analysis, present conclusions to support range planning
  • Pre-empt future problems using supplier knowledge, shipping info and liaison with CSO and warehouses
  • Challenge and escalate any dates that are or will be missed or will affect launch availability in line with the critical path
  • Calculate colour/size ratio breakdowns considering MOQs and lead times to ensure the appropriate levels of availability at all times
  • Ad hoc duties are also an essential daily part of the Assistant Merchandisers role, also providing administrative support when required
  • Identify PO's and amendments to be raised
  • Support and communicate with Partnership Team


  • Excellent administrative, communication and organisation skills
  • A keen interest in fashion and customer first
  • Driven & motivated
  • Retail experience preferred

Job Offer

Close to transport links +Career Progression + Flexible working

Assistant Merchandiser Level 2

Assistant Merchandiser Level 2

Assistant Merchandiser Level 2

Contract Length:
Job Reference:
JN -042021-2563152_1620070574
Job ID:
Less than 10

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