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Merchandiser - International & Outlet

Job Title: Merchandiser - International & Outlet
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: West Yorkshire
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q93568
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email: KAF.34222.4032@quest.aplitrak.com
Job Published: August 22, 2013 16:36

Job Description

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced Merchandiser to join the head office team of this growing and successful retail business. Working within the International and Franchise team, as Merchandiser you will assist in the delivery of the optimum product range, achieved through accurate planning and analysis, while adhering to guidelines set within the brand's Merchandising strategy. Responsibilities will include: * Effective planning and forecasting, identifying growth opportunities and potential stock issues and making appropriate recommendations. * Trading - responsibility for ensuring sales targets are met and exceeded. * Promotional and markdown planning. * Analysing store sales, identifying best and slow sellers, actioning adjustments to stock levels. * Analysing historical sales data in order to plan and forecast future sales and ensuring that all stock availability and allocations are in line with this The ideal candidate will be: * Educated to degree level, or equivalent * Currently working at Junior Merchandiser or Merchandiser level, candidates from both a retail and FMCG background will be considered, but you must be able to demonstrate sound commercial acumen and range planning and analysis experience. Ideally you will have a knowledge of international market or outlet/franchise planning. * Highly analytical with excellent attention to detail. * Strong analytical and numerical skills. * An enthusiastic and dynamic character, with a strong desire to succeed and progress. This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced merchandising professional looking to join a leading company. If you think you have the required skills and experience, apply today with an up-to-date 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.