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Merchandising Manager - Home

Job Title: Merchandising Manager - Home
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: South East England
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q91409
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email: SSP.28414.4032@quest.aplitrak.com
Job Published: January 21, 2013 22:04

Job Description

An opportunity has arisen for a Merchandising Manager for a blue chip, high street retailer. This retailer, an well-established business, is looking for someone with like-for like experience to come on board to inspire & lead a team and within the Business Strategy and principles. Your ultimate goal will be to deliver effective management and planning of inventory to deliver the sales and profit plan while being immersed and involved with the Supply Chain Operations & Buying Leadership Team. Your responsibilities as Merchandising Manager will include: * Availability (on shelf, in branch, depot to branch) * Wastage (New, Seasonal, Continuity, Overseas, Domestic, New Space) * OTB & WISSI experience * Supplier Performance Level * Stock Turn and Financial Stock Holding Targets (Branch & Depot) * Forecast Accuracy * Adhering to Open to Buy You must have: * An excellent background in a fast-paced merchandising team from a particularly from a Home or Home Accessories, DIY or Electricals background * A Degree level background * Proven experience in developing and implementing new systems and processes * Line management experience and inspiring teams to deliver against KPIs In reward you will have the opportunity to work in a UK leading retailer which includes up to bonus, competitive pension contribution and exceptional working conditions. If you feel that this opportunity sounds like you please send your cv quoting the reference Q91409. We request that candidates send their CV as a Microsoft Word document where possible. Quest Search and Selection is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.