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Assistant Merchandiser - Menswear

Job Title: Assistant Merchandiser - Menswear
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: North West England
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q90699
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email: DMB.06271.4032@quest.aplitrak.com
Job Published: November 28, 2012 17:22

Job Description

One of the UK's fastest expanding retailers actively seeks an experienced [Assistant Merchandiser](/searches/assistant-merchandiser-jobs--1) to join its Menswear team. In this role, you will ensure that the department's objectives are achieved through effective management of stock. Reporting into the Merchandiser, your key responsibilities will include: * Visiting competitor stores to compare merchandising techniques * Updating Merchandising systems through effective use of WSSI and OTB plans * Liaising with suppliers and distributors to resolve and prevent delivery issues * Working with the Buyers to plan the range * Allocation of stock across stores * Supporting the Merchandiser in the presentation of the range for review for senior management * Overseeing an Allocator You must have strong Excel and systems experience and have current merchandising experience from another leading stores based retailer, home shopping or online business. As an individual you'll need to be highly analytical, enjoy working with numbers and be comfortable presenting your findings to senior management. Prior experience of Menswear would be advantageous but is not essential. This is a fantastic opportunity to take on a really rewarding role with a successful retailer and build on your existing knowledge of Merchandising.