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Merchandiser - Mens' Accessories

Job Title: Merchandiser - Mens' Accessories
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Central London
Salary: £30,000 - £40,000 + Car Allowance + Package
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q88251
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 03, 2012 13:36

Job Description

A leading high street retailer seeks a Merchandiser to work on Mens' Accessories. You will have the ability and experience within Menswear to take accountability for effective range building and merchandise planning of the Mens' Accessories category. The successful candidate will work closely with the Buying team to respond to departmental trading performance, ensuring that all Merchandising practices are executed in a timely and effective manner. Your responsibilities will include: * Managing and reviewing market group budgets to ensure that they match sales plans * Agreeing the forecast and tracking new lines ensuring appropriate sign off, taking action to increase/decrease ranging where performance dictates * Analysing the range in conjunction with the Buying teams to ensure appropriate provisions are made in the budgeting process * Developing plans to ensure that stock is in the right stores and maximising the commercial opportunities of the product * Ensuring that category stock holding is in line with budget & forecast and managing intake and open to buy accordingly * Making commercial recommendations and decisions to drive profitability * Working closely with the Supply Chain teams to ensure best sellers are optimised To be successful, you should have: * Significant experience as a Merchandiser within Fashion * A degree or equivalent * Strong understanding of WSSIs and OTB budgeting * Strong analytical skills * Confidence working with high SKU numbers If this position ties in with your experience and ambitions, please apply today and we look forward to reviewing your details.