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Senior Merchandise Manager

Job Title: Senior Merchandise Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q93316
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email: ALD.58752.4032@quest.aplitrak.com
Job Published: August 06, 2013 09:31

Job Description

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for an experienced Merchandise Manager to join of the UK's leading ecommerce retailers. Working across their footwear area and reporting in to the Merchandise Director you will be responsible for maximising stock availability in order to optimise all sales opportunities and to meet and exceed planned targets Key responsibilities of the role will include: * Working closely with the Buying teams in order to ensure the most commercial and profitable branded range is available to the customer. * Identify opportunities for increased sales and new product lines, implementing promotions and exclusive ranges. * Managing a team of Merchandisers and Senior Merchandisers and working to develop their career path within the business. * Working to constantly review and develop best practices within the business- identify what could be done better and how this can be implemented. * Analysing financial reports and sales figures and presenting findings to your team. The successful candidate will: * Currently be working as a Senior Merchandiser, or already at Merchandise Manager level, within a retail head office environment. * Be passionate about working within a numerically orientated environment and enjoy analytical requirements of the role. * Be a driven individual who is passionate about working in the clothing and footwear sector. * Be a strong communicator, able to lead and direct a team of experienced merchandisers. * Be educated to degree level or above, within a relevant field such as Business, Economics or Mathematics. This is a great role for those looking to further their Merchandising career within a fast paced ecommerce environment. In return for all your hard work you will not only receive a competitive salary and benefits package but also the opportunity to develop a long standing and progressive career within a large established online 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.