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Merchandiser - Home & Dine - 6 month Contract

Job Title: Merchandiser - Home & Dine - 6 month Contract
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire
Industry:
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q98527A
Contact Name: Quest Search and Selection
Contact Email: samantha.silva@questsearch.co.uk
Job Published: July 21, 2015 10:18

Job Description

An opportunity has arisen for a Merchandiser Planner for a Blue-chip, Omni-Channel retailer in their Home division.

This retail, is an establish business who is looking for someone with Merchandise Experience who will plan & coordinate range changes & manage the day-to-day trading to optimise sales whilst monitoring the stock availability within their home, dine & living categories.

The ultimate role is to deliver & effectively manage the planning & allocation of stock to deliver the sales plan through the team.

Your responsibilities include -

    • OTB & WISSI experience
    • Deliverance of the critical path
    • The range cascade delivers sales, profit density and space optimisation targets
    • Wastage & Mark downs (New, Seasonal, Continuity, Overseas, Domestic, New Space)
    • Stock Turn and Financial Stock Holding Targets
    • Forecast Accuracy.
    • managing and leading an Assistant Merchandiser
    • Adhering to Open to Buy
    • Availability (on shelf, in branch, depot to branch)

To be successful -

    • Merchandising experience within Non-Food, Home, Furniture or another like-for-like product category
    • Engaging & a good communicator to influence and interact within a number of different business areas and levels of seniority
    • Significant experience of trading and promotional planning
    • Experience of WSSI
    • Open to any fast-paced retail background in food, fashion or non-food!

This role will suit someone who would be interested in an initial 6 month contract with the potential of going permanent. In reward you will have the opportunity to work in a UK leading retailer. If you feel that this opportunity sounds like you please send your cv quoting the reference Q98527A.

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.