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Merchandiser - Homewares

Job Title: Merchandiser - Homewares
Contract Type: Contract
Location: North West England
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q91672
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email: KAF.08133.4032@quest.aplitrak.com
Job Published: February 15, 2013 09:06

Job Description

This leading retailer is currently recruiting for a Merchandiser to join irts Homewares team. Please note this role is a 6 month contract and candidates must have experience within Homewares or Seasonal categories. As the Merchandiser you will be responsible for working closely with the Buying team to build a commercially viable range. You will also be responsible for managing and developing junior members of the team. Main responsibilities will include: * Maintaining the WSSI and managing OTB * Reviewing and implementing mark-down strategy to reduce terminal stock * Creation and management of range plans * Effective trade reporting and analysis * Ensuring that your team are responding efficiently and effectively to any delivery issues To be considered you will have: * Previous retail merchandising experience at Merchandiser/Senior Merchandiser level from a leading retailer or brand on the UK high street within homewares/seasonal * Excellent leadership skills and team management experience * Commercial awareness of current market trends If you are an experienced Merchandiser/[Senior Merchandiser](/searches/senior-merchandiser-jobs) and want to work for a successful and growing retailer, apply now. We request that candidates send their CV as a Microsoft Word document where possible. Quest Search and Selection is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.