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Senior Merchandiser - Ladies' Fashion

Job Title: Senior Merchandiser - Ladies' Fashion
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits Package
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q90958
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email: PLH.39991.4032@quest.aplitrak.com
Job Published: November 28, 2012 08:58

Job Description

This leading multichannel retailer currently seeks an experienced Senior Merchandiser to join its head office team, working across its Ladies' fashion range. Reporting in to the Head of Merchandising, you will assist with the development of the product strategy, ensuring that the range delivered meets and exceeds the needs of the customer; ultimately maximising sales and increasing market share. As you will be responsible for a key fashion area it's essential that you've had exposure within fashion merchandising and enjoy working within a fast paced and product led environment. As the [Senior Merchandiser](/searches/senior-merchandiser-jobs), your key duties will include: * Working alongside the Buying team to ensure the B&M strategy is achieved * Creating a range plan to optimise space and maximise sales and profit * Identifying and regularly reviewing potential new suppliers while negotiating commercially viable contracts * Monitoring and managing the availability of stock across the business * Managing the OTB * Managing a team of Merchandisers/Planners and Assistants as well as Admin Support The successful candidate will: * Currently be working as an established Merchandiser, or already at Senior Merchandiser level, ideally within a volume driven fashion environment * Be highly experienced managing the WSSI and OTB for a high volume product area * Be a fashion enthusiast * Be commercial, with a knowledge of the latest trends and competitors * Have a passionate and ambitious personality; with the ability to motivate a team to success * Be highly analytical and therefore confident when managing and processing large amounts of data In return for your hard work you will receive a generous salary as well as the opportunity to progress within the business, cementing a long-lasting and successful career. You will receive exceptional training via a structured development plan which will allow you to build on your existing skill set.