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Merchandiser/Senior Merchandiser - Unique Fashion Brand

Job Title: Merchandiser/Senior Merchandiser - Unique Fashion Brand
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum, based on experience
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q91500
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email: PLH.73684.4032@quest.aplitrak.com
Job Published: January 18, 2013 09:55

Job Description

An opportunity has arisen for an ambitious and self motivated Merchandiser/Senior Merchandiser to join the team of this leading independent retailer which, due to successful trading, continues to grow throughout the UK and beyond. Offering customers high quality & design-led products, this is a great time to join the business, as you will play a pivotal role in the team's future success. Key duties to include: * Working closely with the Buyers to ensure the range is both commercial and profitable for the business * Completing all regular reports and presenting your findings to the commercial team * Managing the OTB and establishing the budgets and forecasting for all product areas * Managing the WSSI - identifying sales opportunities and potential business risk * Overseeing all allocations and replenishment plans * Managing a team of more junior members and assisting them with their personal development The successful candidate will: * Currently working as an established Merchandiser or [Senior Merchandiser](/searches/senior-merchandiser-jobs) within a retail business; ideally with some fashion experience * Be an ambitious and highly motivated character, with an entrepreneurial spirit * Be both commercial and creative; with the ability to work closely with the buying team, ensuring the range offered is both appealing to the customer as well as profitable for the business * Be a strong communicator and therefore able to present your findings to the team with ease * Have previous experience managing a small team This is a fantastic role for an experienced Merchandiser who is looking for a new challenge, working within a close knit retail head office. Due to the size of the team you will be expected to get involved with tasks at all levels and will play a pivotal role in the business strategy moving forward. 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.