Senior Assistant Merchandiser

Posted 24/06/2024 by Page Personnel

Remote job
Leeds, West Yorkshire

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.

Client Details

A great opportunity for a Senior Assistant Merchandiser to join a leading multi channel retailer in the Leeds area who offer hybrid working. They are an established business that have been trading for a number of years.. They are also known for their internal progression. And do offer hybrid working.


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 the buying team 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.


Currently an Established Assistant Merchandiser, Senior Assistant Merchandiser or similar.

Effective communicator

Ability to work on own initiative

Team player

Good visual presentation skills

Time management skills

Ability to work under pressure


Job Offer

Competitive salary

Mix of Office & Home Working - 3 Office / 2 Home Days

37.5 Hour work week

Free Parking

Close to transport links

Early Finish on a Friday

Progression Opportunities

Senior Assistant Merchandiser

Contract Length:
Job Reference:
JN -052024-6425356_1719222841
Job ID:
Less than 10

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