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Senior Merchandiser - Home & Leisure

Job Title: Senior Merchandiser - Home & Leisure
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: North West England
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q92852
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email: KAF.16686.4032@quest.aplitrak.com
Job Published: June 10, 2013 11:37

Job Description

A market-leading retailer requires an experienced and passionate Senior Merchandiser to join its team in the North West. As Senior Merchandiser, your responsibilities will include: * Reviewing best sellers, core lines and new lines weekly to ensure maximum availability of stock. * Reviewing in-season performance against budget. * Managing OTB and regularly reviewing and providing feedback on WSSI. * Working closely with the buying team to ensure your department buy is planned to maximise sales and margin. * Communicating effectively and regularly with stores. To be successful, you will: * Be currently operating at Senior Merchandiser level with another successful retailer. * Have the ability to demonstrate an in-depth understanding of the end-to-end retail merchandising process. * Have excellent IT Skills, particularly Excel and other Microsoft packages. * Have a passion for retailing and an aptitude for working to deadlines while under pressure. * Good analysis and numeracy skills and enjoy working with complex figures and problem solving. If you feel you are ready for a new challenge, which will offer you the next step in your already-impressive Merchandising career, and if you have the self motivation and passion for Merchandising, then this is the role for you. 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.