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Senior Merchandiser - Luxury

Job Title: Senior Merchandiser - Luxury
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: City of London
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q91879
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email: SSP.62484.4032@quest.aplitrak.com
Job Published: February 19, 2013 09:59

Job Description

Are you a Merchandiser who is looking for a new challenge with one of the most prestigious retailers in the UK? This luxury multi-channel & multi-product retailer is looking for a Merchandiser to fit within their team! In this position you will be the Merchandiser for their Accessories division working closely with the buying and distribution teams. With clear leadership; your knowledge of stock management and replenishment - you will allow for these world-class products to get to customers efficiently! You will providing support for everything from stock level reviews through to weekly, seasonal and ad-hoc reporting, you’ll know exactly what’s selling and how to maximise profitability. As the Merchandiser your responsibilities include: * Forecasting sales, stock and margins * Identifying opportunities and risks and being able to manage and plan OTBs both in-season and for the coming season. * Controlling inventory levels * Forecasting and managing the WSSI. * Works closely with supply chain and DCs to manage flow of stock, * Ensuring that you always have the right stock, in the right place, at the right time. * Leadership & management of an Assistant Merchandiser or Allocator level * Someone who is immediately available for a contract position. To be successful at this position you’ll already be an established Senior Merchandiser or Merchandiser level from a high preferably from a similar background within a Accessories, Luxury Fashion, Shoes or Handbag background. A strong team player, you’ll be numerate and analytical. You’ll also have excellent Excel skills and will be a fantastic problem solver who can work with data to quickly identify solutions. In reward you will have the opportunity to work with a retailer which provides everything which is luxurious yet commercially focus & provides a generous blue-chip benefits package . Not only this but a retailer that you will be proud to work for! If you feel that this opportunity would suit you please send your cv quoting the reference Q91879. 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.