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Merchandising Manager - Premium Fashion

Job Title: Merchandising Manager - Premium Fashion
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits Package
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q91487
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email: PLH.63697.4032@quest.aplitrak.com
Job Published: January 16, 2013 18:02

Job Description

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for an experienced Merchandising Manager to join the team of this highly regarded fashion brand. With a strong global presence, this British name is best known for its high quality, design-led product offering. Catering for both men and women the brand delivers an innovative range and works hard to ensure maximum availability across the range. Due to this product focus it is essential that you are not only a highly analytical merchandiser, but also possess real creative flair. Your key responsibilities will include: * Working closely with the commercial teams to ensure the business delivers the correct balance of product * Managing the buy in terms of offer and margin * Building relationships with other key business areas including Product Development and Design * Reviewing weekly sales performance, along with the analysis of weekly stock and intake data * Identifying sales trends and consequent sales opportunities The successful candidate will: * Have strong experience at [Senior Merchandiser](/searches/senior-merchandiser-jobs) or Merchandising Manager level * Be highly analytical with the ability to handle large amounts of data with ease * Be a strong communicator and therefore able to develop successful relationships with colleagues at all levels * Be a successful manager, with experience leading more junior team members and assisting with their personal development * Be passionate about product and working with high quality and design led garments * Have a good knowledge of the product development cycle * Enjoy working closely with Design and Development teams This is a fantastic role for an experienced Senior Merchandiser/Merchandise Manager looking for a more creative and commercial career move. Combining your merchandising knowledge you will work closely with the product teams to ensure a profitable range is on offer to the customer at all times.