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Merchandisers x2 - Homewares

Job Title: Merchandisers x2 - Homewares
Contract Type: Contract
Location: East Midlands
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits package
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q91506
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email: DMB.43031.4032@quest.aplitrak.com
Job Published: January 18, 2013 11:22

Job Description

Two new opportunities have arisen for experienced Merchandisers to join the Homewares department on a permanent and fixed term contract basis. Reporting to the Head of Merchandising you will be responsible for liaising closely with the buying and allocations team and work together to build a commercially viable range. On a day-to-day basis you will be responsible for: * Maintaining the WSSI and controlling OTB * Review, propose and implement mark-down activity to reduce terminal stock * Creating a range plan to optimise the allocated space and maximise sales and profit * Monitoring market activity, through regular competitor shop visits * Identifying and regularly review potential suppliers * Ensuring that your team are responding efficiently and effectively to any delivery issues To be considered you will have: * Excellent leadership skills and be adept at analysis and decision making. * Commercial awareness of current market trends * A wealth of retail merchandising experience operating at Merchandiser or [Senior Merchandiser](/searches/senior-merchandiser-jobs) level ideally within homewares, however other product experience will be considered * Excellent systems experience preferably in Excel and Access Apply now with a copy of your updated CV. 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.

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