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Senior Merchandiser - Accessories

Job Title: Senior Merchandiser - Accessories
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q89996
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email: smk.73726.4032@quest.aplitrak.com
Job Published: August 30, 2012 10:38

Job Description

This leading specialist retailer is looking for a Senior Merchandiser to join its Accessories team. This high profile category requires an experienced, commercially minded Merchandiser to trade the category and develop robust forecasting for promotional activity. As Senior Merchandiser your key responsibilities will be: * Promotional plan execution and delivery. * Stock management and forecasting including OTB and markdown. * Category strategy development including range reviews. * Supplier management and cross functional working to achieve category KPIs. Candidate Attributes: * Strong Merchandising experience within fast paced commercial environment. * A strong understanding of seasonal forecasting. * Excellent Excel skills * Project management experience. * Line Management experience. * Commercially strong with the ability to trade categories and identify commercial opportunities. * Analytical and driven to succeed. You will require some experience of systems and process implementation and be capable of trading a category through stock management and influencing both ranging and pricing decisions. High street retail experience is essential for this role, however direct category experience is not a must. As a Senior Merchandiser you will be offered a competitive salary & bonus along with access to a pension and healthcare scheme.