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Merchandise Manager - Furniture

Job Title: Merchandise Manager - Furniture
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Hertfordshire
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Car + Bonus + Benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q92856
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email: SSP.43909.4032@quest.aplitrak.com
Job Published: May 29, 2013 21:26

Job Description

An new opportunity has arisen for a Merchandiser Manager for a Leading High-street retailer. This retail, is an establish business is looking for someone with like-for like experience to come on board and inspire & lead a team to plan & improve product availability & forecasting across the retail estate and ensure the products are available for the customer and that cost savings and budget control are in place. The ultimate role is to deliver effective management and planning of inventory to deliver the sales and profit plan whilst being immersed and involved with the Supply Chain Operations & Buying Leadership Team. Including responsible and key examples - * Awareness of product planning throughout the year. * Availability (on shelf, in branch, depot to branch). * Wastage (New, Seasonal, Continuity, , Domestic, New Space, Slow moving goods). * Price planning for returned goods & making decision about resale. * Involved with store teams around product placement. * WISSI/ SAP OR Excel experience. * Supplier Performance Level. * Stock Turn and Financial Stock Holding Targets (Branch & Depot). * Forecast Accuracy. * involve with the procurement team regarding negotiation from supplier. You must come from - * Excellent background in a fast-paced merchandising team from a particularly from a Furniture, DIY and Electrical or Home background. * Experience of leading People. * effective communicator across different divisions. * Highly Analytical and strategic in approach. * working in an autonomous team where there you will be involved with a few team. * 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 in their field which includes up to bonus, competitive pension contribution, healthcare and generous bonus potential. If you feel that this opportunity sounds like you please send your cv quoting the reference Q92856. 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.