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Senior Merchandise Planner

Job Title: Senior Merchandise Planner
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: West London
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q89481
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email: RA.22430.4032@quest.aplitrak.com
Job Published: November 09, 2012 17:08

Job Description

This leading and innovative global retailer is looking for an experienced Inventory Manager or Merchandiser to create, improve and strategise on core inventory management processes and systems in order to deliver on time, in full inventory management goals. Role Responsibilities: * Create and implement a strategic supply chain plan that covers all areas of the company including vendor strategy to shipping. * Manage projects across a range of category channels and oversee management of projects being lead by inventory managers. * Manage the inventory budgeting process for each specific category * Delegate responsibilities to the inventory managers and establish and enforce the best practices to ensure category objectives, initiatives and projects are delivered * Network internally and liaise regularly with product and inventory management teams across the UK and globally * Work closely with the category team to influence and improve inventory management KPIs, to ensure their categories are working in the most efficient/effective way * Ensure that every team managed is provided with full training that can be analysed through feedback to make improvements update features needed Candidate Requirements: * Educated to a degree level or equivalent * Inventory and availability management expertise * Category/Product line experience * Experience within a complex, multi-disciplinary supply chain organisation, with direct dealings with internal and external partners to deliver KPI’s * Commercial awareness in a fast moving environment, preferably within retail. If this is a role that fits your profile and you’re looking for that next challenge to boost your career; forward your CV today and we look forward to receiving your application.