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Merchandising Manager - 9-12 month contract

Job Title: Merchandising Manager - 9-12 month contract
Contract Type: Contract
Location: South East England
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q90749
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email:
Job Published: November 05, 2012 22:15

Job Description

Merchandise Manager or Senior Merchandiser needed for an immediate start! This retailer seeks a Merchandising professional to work with its Seasonal team. Leading a team which works in conjunction with the Events & Promotional team through-out the year, your role will include daily & strategic involvement regarding planning of events, budgets, forecasting of product to ultimately optimise sales and opportunities. As the Merchandising Manager you will work closely with Supply Chain, Buying, Events & Visual Merchandising teams on the shop floor. Your responsibilities include: * Working with budgets – sales VS costs * Reviewing trade recommendations * Delivering total stock turn, margin & markdown targets. * Leading & coaching a team and monitoring them against KPI’s * Responding quickly to trading condition, promotions and competitor progress in similar areas * Reviewing & planning events & delivering on critical path If you match the below requirements, please get in touch: * Have experience as a Merchandising Manager, Senior Merchandiser or Merchandise Planner & have been involved with range planning across all seasons * Have managed and led a team * Have worked successfully with budgets * Have exceptional OTB management experience * Have strong Project Management skills and a track record of working within critical paths In reward you will have the opportunity to work with one of the UK’s leading retailers. You will have the opportunity to earn bonus & have exceptional working conditions and an opportunity to go permanent with the business due to this growth area. A great, fast-paced opportunity for an individual. If you feel that this opportunity sounds like you please send your cv quoting the reference SSP90749.