Retail/Purchasing

Junior Merchandiser- Brands

Full Time Permanent

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You the Junior Merchandiser will lead the team to deliver sales, Markdown, stock, intake and profit plans. You will be reporting into the Senior Merchandiser and your role will include build the Range plan and manage the Stock seasonality within the WSSI.

Client Details

to a leading Multi-Channel retailer in the North West. They are looking to grow their Merchandising team as there are going through a period of growth. The business sells a mix of brands and own brand product through a number of different channels, Stores, ecommerce & International

Description

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.
Build the Range plan
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.
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.
Manage the order books both in season and preseason to ensure that the most accurate information is always in the system.
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, 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.
Communicate to the Retail Team anything that will impact on Stores performanceProfile

Experience working at Assistant Merchandiser level or above in a retail head office is essential
Planning, trading and analytical skills
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 efficientJob Offer

Company Discount Of 30% Rising To 35% After 5 Years Of Service
33 Days Holiday Per Year (25 Days + 8 Bank Holidays)
Company Pension Scheme With A 4% Employer Contribution/1% Employee Contribution
Single Cover Healthcare
Life Assurance Of 2* Of Annual Salary
Childcare Voucher Scheme
Annual Appraisal
Salary Reviews
Staff Sales
Free Onsite ParkingJunior Merchandiser- Branded

Junior Merchandiser- Branded

Junior Merchandiser- Branded

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