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Assistant Merchandiser - Wine

Job Title: Assistant Merchandiser - Wine
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, London
Industry:
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Reference: Q100161
Contact Name: Quest Search and Selection
Contact Email: samantha.silva@questsearch.co.uk
Job Published: February 19, 2016 11:11

Job Description

This multi-channel, iconic department store is looking for an Assistant Merchandiser for their luxury food & drink department.

In this position you will be working alongside the Merchandiser to assist in controlling the OTB, forecasting, replenishment and profitability of all stock in this category.

This is a new work-stream category so working to pace and urgency is important!

Your responsibilities include -

  • Forecasting sales, stock and margin
  • Working closely with Buyers and Merchandisers
  • Planning Sales & Stock Plans
  • Assisting in the Range planning
  • Control the delivery of stock in and out of the warehouse
  • Ensure warehouse stock is used efficient
  • Identifying opportunities and risks and be able to manage and plan OTBs both in season and for the coming season, promotional activity, sales etc.
  • Be able to reforecast and manage a WSSI.
  • Making recommendations ensuring that you always have the right stock, in the right place, at the right time.

To be successful at this position you'll already have experience from a Wine, Drink, Spirit or Food environment. As this is a department that is looking to expand they are looking for people who are an Allocator, MAA or Assistant Merchandiser looking for the next step up. What's more important is a strong team player that is numerate and analytical & who has excellent Excel skills and a fantastic problem solver who can work with data to identify solutions quickly!

With this you will have the opportunity to work in a marketing leading retailer within a growing team. Benefits include a contributory pension & very generous discount across all brands, bonus & a fabulous central London location! If you feel that this opportunity sounds like you please send your cv quoting the reference Q100161.

We request that candidates send their CV as a Microsoft Word document where possible.

Quest Search and Selection is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.