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Assistant Space Planner - Fashion

Job Title: Assistant Space Planner - Fashion
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q92443
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email: PLH.45400.4032@quest.aplitrak.com
Job Published: April 18, 2013 14:01

Job Description

The opportunity has arisen for an experienced Assistant Branch Planner to join the head office team of this global retail name. Working within their Fashion office, you will report directly in to the Branch Planning Manager and play a pivotal role in delivering the seasonal planning strategy across the business; with your main focus being their European stores and franchise partners. Key responsibilities will include: * Completing the store grading process and ensuring this is reviewed regularly to maximise sales. * Reporting at all levels; enabling you to establish specific store and market trends from which you can plan stock most effectively. * Developing store packages for both new and existing locations, which are tailored to each store and their needs. * Working closely with your colleagues across various fashion projects. * Building effective relationships with key stake holders across the business as well as third party franchise partners. * Resolving any queries or complications that may arise during a new store launch or refit process. The successful candidate will: * Currently be working as an Assistant Branch Merchandiser/Planner within a retail head office environment. * Be confident when handling large amounts of data, with the ability to process this both quickly and accurately. * Have strong communication skills and therefore be able to present your findings to others in a clear and logical manner. * Be highly analytical, with a genuine interest in numerical reporting and stock planning. * Have experience using various Microsoft applications. This is the right role for an existing Assistant Branch Planner who is keen to take that next step, working for a global retail brand. Due to the size of the business, you will gain fantastic exposure across various markets and will build relations with international colleagues and partners. In return for your hard work and dedication you will receive a competitive salary and benefits package, as well as the opportunity to build a progressive career within the business. 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.