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Assistant Merchandiser - London

  • Location

    London

  • Sector:

    Retail Operations

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £28000.00 - £33000.00 per annum + + Excellent bonus and benefits

  • Contact email:

    lynseybridges@c2recruitment.com

  • Job ref:

    BBBH4019_1653721206

  • Published:

    30 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2022-06-27

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

  • Client:

    C2 Recruitment

Assistant Merchandiser - Retail

Rapidly expanding retail business.

Salary up to £33,000pa with great career progression potential!

Bored of the same old thing? Looking for something that is going to excite and motivate you? Then this role will do just that!

My client has international presence and having had a successful launch in the UK they are now entering a time of growth and expansion. They are now looking to add an Assistant Merchandiser to the head office team. The merchandising team is the hub, the engine of the business and you will therefore be playing an integral part in all functions of the business.

As Assistant Merchandiser you will bring with you, your knowledge and experience of merchandising, your show stopping excel skills, (you must be confident in advance excel usage) as well as a hunger and desire to be part of an organisation where you can help shape its future. You will have the confidence to juggle multiple duties, communicate to all stakeholders within the business and thrive in a high volume, fast-paced work environment.

As Assistant Merchandiser your duties will include:

  • Responsible for ensuring the smooth running day-to-day of the Merchandising department.
  • Forecasting sales and stock levels to achieve sales plans and margin/profit targets for the department.
  • Monitoring the department performance and identifying opportunities, as well as potential risk/loss.
  • Evaluating the running of the department, whilst focusing on lead times and general performance.
  • Managing the WSSI and supporting trade plan
  • Responsible for setting the allocation parameters and ensuring the right balance and volume of stock is sent to each of the stores.
  • Working closely with the warehouse to ensure product availability is maintained.

As Assistant Merchandiser you will be

  • Experienced in Merchandising in a Home or Fashion Retail business.
  • Experience of planning weekly sales, stock and intake (WSSI)
  • Confident in managing and owning a number of categories, including participating in weekly trade meetings
  • Excellent communication skills and proven ability to build relationships internally and externally at all levels.
  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced environment
  • A wiz at Excel and proficient with MS Office applications (necessary) - STRONG Excel skills - V-look up's/ Pivot table experience is essential.

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By applying for this role, you are consenting for us to hold and process your data in compliance with the General Data Protection Regulations. If you have any questions or wish to exercise your right to access, erase or restrict the holding or processing of your data please contact us and we will respond to your query as soon as possible.

To view other great opportunities please check out our website or call us for a confidential chat about upcoming opportunities.