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Merchandiser - Fashion

Job Title: Merchandiser - Fashion
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Greater Manchester
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q93249
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email: KAF.64693.4032@quest.aplitrak.com
Job Published: August 05, 2013 15:41

Job Description

An exciting opportunity has arisen with a well-known fashion retailer for a Merchandiser to join their fast-paced head office team. This is a perfect opportunity for an experienced Junior Merchandiser or Merchandiser level candidate looking for a new challenge. As Merchandiser you will be responsible for working closely with the buying team to build a commercially viable range and provide accurate stock and sales analysis to increase sales and profitability. You will also be responsible for managing and training a small team. Key responsibilities to include: * Maintaining the department WSSI and managing OTB. * Creation and management of departmental range plans. * Reviewing and implementing mark-down strategy to reduce terminal stock. * Effective trade reporting and analysis. * Working closely with Buyer to plan a commercially viable range. * Identifying and resolving potential issues and stock related problems. To be considered you will have: * Previous retail merchandising experience at Merchandiser or Junior Merchandiser level from another high street fashion retailer. * Excellent leadership skills and team management experience. * Commercial awareness of current market trends. * Strong analysis skills. * Advanced knowledge of Excel. * A pro-active approach and ability to multi-task. This is fantastic opportunity to work for a leading fashion retailer. If you are a Merchandiser or experienced Junior Merchandiser looking for your next challenge and you want to work for a leading fashion retailer, apply with your CV today. 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.