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Experienced Merchandiser

Job Title: Experienced Merchandiser
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: £45000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q91292
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email: AMH.77124.4032@quest.aplitrak.com
Job Published: January 04, 2013 17:53

Job Description

This is an invaluable opportunity for an experienced Merchandiser to be part of a fast-paced team within an exciting international fashion brand. You will be responsible for planning and trading your own area and working very closely with the Buying team in order to achieve this. Key responsibilities include but are not limited to: * Liaising with Buyers, Analysts, stores, suppliers and distributors * Planning budgets and presenting sales forecasts and figures for new ranges * Controlling stock levels based on forecasts for the season * Monitoring slow-sellers and implementing action such as setting promotions * Accompanying buyers on visits to manufacturers to understand production processes * Agreeing timescales and delivery dates and completing the necessary paperwork * Managing, training and supervising junior staff The ideal candidate will: * be an established Merchandiser * have experience with a contemporary high street fashion retailer * possess excellent communication and relationship-building skills * be highly numerate and comfortable with statistics. * have strong strategic planning and budgeting skills If this sounds like you and you’re willing to take advantage of this incredible opportunity then please do not hesitate to get in touch with your CV.