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Merchandiser - Homewares

Job Title: Merchandiser - Homewares
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q89997
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email: smk.57503.4032@quest.aplitrak.com
Job Published: August 30, 2012 13:18

Job Description

This leading specialist retailer seeks a Merchandiser to work on the Homewares category. This high profile category requires an experienced, commercially minded Merchandiser to trade the category and develop robust forecasting for promotional activity. As a Merchandiser your responsibilities will include: * 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. The ideal candidate will have 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 a prerequisite for this role, however direct category experience is not essential. As a Merchandiser this business offers you a competitive salary & bonus along with access to a pension and a healthcare scheme.