Junior Merchandiser - Branded

Posted 24/06/2024 by Page Personnel

Bury, Greater Manchester

You'll trade your department, seeking out sales opportunities and help the Merchandiser with defining the strategy and planning of future ranges

Client Details

A great opportunity for an Junior Merchandiser Branded to a leading Multi-Channel retailer in the Greater Manchester area. They are looking to grow their Merchandising team as there are going through a period of growth. You the Junior Merchandiser - Branded will report to the Senior Merchandiser on your category and review weekly trading performance and supplier management.


  • Review Previous Seasons and produce SWOT Analysis with supporting information
  • Create category level product mix using history, SWOT and SMT Plan.
  • With Senior Merchandiser formulate the space and grading plan for store distribution.
  • Ensure that the WSSI is updated with the buy plan and the KPI's are signed off with the Senior merchandiser
  • Ensure that scheduling and Ideals are in place for your area of responsibility.
  • Attend key selection meetings with the Senior merchandiser and Buyer
  • Build the Range planBuild Layout plans in conjunction with buying and VM.
  • Overview the ratios for all buys in conjunction with Asst merchandiser
  • Ensure that the Buy matches the plan Buy
  • Establish working relationships with Supplier Base
  • Manage the order books both in season and preseason to ensure that the most accurate information is always in the system.
  • Manage the Stock seasonality within the WSSI.
  • Reviews' weekly trading performance and achieved KPI's, identifying Issues and the course of action in preparation for the weekly trading meetings and submit to the senior merchandiser.
  • Propose and agree actions to recover risk and maximise opportunities with the Senior Merchandiser and Buyer at category and line level.
  • Monthly - Capture all agreed actions in the monthly forecast reviews
  • Work up the forecast from category/Season level to Buyer Group
  • Meet and gain approval: Incorporating Forecasting any sales variance to plan
  • Creation of OTB's Management of commitments - On time delivery, rebuys cancellations Markdown proposals
  • Provide Retail with Rack List/Hit List through Merchandise Assistants.
  • Manage the range plan in Season reflecting any changes
  • Manage Linecards Manage Intake at category and line level.
  • Visit and understand the store base on a regular basis.
  • Create action plans to Optimise Store performance.
  • Manage the store option plans to ensure each store has the optimum amount of stock and neither too full or lacking key lines.
  • Work with the Senior Merchandiser and Buyer to deliver the plan Guide and direct the Merchandising Team to help deliver the plan
  • With the Senior Merchandiser provide and monitor development plans for the Assistant Merchandiser / Merchandise Assistant on a regular basis
  • Communicate to the Retail Team anything that will impact on Stores performance
  • Establish working relationships with Store Operations, Visuals, Marketing, Finance DC etc


  • Experience working at, Senior Assistant Merchandiser, Junior Merchandiser or similar in a retail head office is essential
  • Ability to think on feet and make decisions working within in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong commercial and brand awareness with an interest in product
  • Professional with excellent communication skills
  • Confident, enthusiastic and hungry to learn
  • Highly organised, methodical and efficient
  • Strong Excel Skills

Job Offer

  • In-House Training & Development Programmes
  • Apprenticeship Programmes
  • Staff Sales
  • Onsite Canteen
  • Free Onsite Parking
  • Opportunities To Progress Throughout The Wider Business
  • Working Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:30am-5pm, 40 Hours Per Week

Junior Merchandiser - Branded

Junior Merchandiser - Branded

Junior Merchandiser - Branded

Contract Length:
Job Reference:
JN -062024-6444471_1719223052
Job ID:
Less than 10

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