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Merchandising Manager - Home

Job Title: Merchandising Manager - Home
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: South East England
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q91778
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email: SSP.14676.4032@quest.aplitrak.com
Job Published: February 11, 2013 17:43

Job Description

A great opportunity has arisen for a Merchandising Manager to head up a developing team for this blue chip retailer. This retailer is an established business which is looking for an individual with like-for like experience to inspire & lead a team in line with the business strategy and principles. You will deliver effective management and planning of inventory to against the sales and profit plan while working closely with the Supply Chain Operations & Buying Leadership Team. Responsibilities: * 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 Homewares or Home Accessories, Toy, Sports or Electrical retailer * A Degree level education or equivalent * Proven experience in developing and implementing new systems and processes * Line Management experience and inspiring teams to deliver 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 and support for your career progression. If you feel that this opportunity sounds like the one for you please send your 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.