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Assistant Merchandiser - Ladies Non-Clothing

Job Title: Assistant Merchandiser - Ladies Non-Clothing
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Leicestershire
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q93401
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email: KAF.19227.4032@quest.aplitrak.com
Job Published: July 24, 2013 17:03

Job Description

A leading UK high street retailer, they currently have an exciting opportunity for an experienced and high calibre Assistant Merchandiser to join their team within the ladies non-clothing division. This is a fantastic opportunity to join and be part of a growing and dynamic team. The successful candidate will have previous head office merchandising experience from a high street retailer and be an established Assistant Merchandiser. Experience within ladieswear, accessories or footwear is highly desirable and would be an advantage, although candidates with experience within other retail fashion products areas may be considered. To be successful you will; * Be currently working at Assistant Merchandiser or Senior Assistant Merchandiser level within retail. * Have WSSI and OTB management experience and ideally be responsible for planning and trading your own department. * Have experience of markdown and intake planning. * Have strong planning and forecasting skills, as well as experienced working on linecards. * Have experience of managing an Allocator/MAA. You will be: * A team player, with strong communication skills. * Highly analytical, with excellent numerical skills and an advanced knowledge of Excel. * Enthusiastic and proactive, with a ‘can-do’ attitude. * An excellent communicator and problem solver. Excellent training and opportunities for progression are available for the successful candidate as well as a competitive salary and benefits. If you are an experienced Assistant Merchandiser looking for your next challenge, and you think you have the relevant skills and experience, apply today with a copy of your updated CV. 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.