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Assistant Merchandiser - North London

Job Title: Assistant Merchandiser - North London
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: North London
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q94024
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email: SSP.60150.4032@quest.aplitrak.com
Job Published: November 01, 2013 09:36

Job Description

Are you an Assistant Merchandiser who is looking for a challenge with one of the market leading FTSE 250 retailers?! This multi-channel business retails in Jewellery, Accessories, Handbags & Watches and is looking for an analytical and commercial Assistant Merchandiser to join their team. In this position you will be working alongside the Buyer & Merchandiser & you’ll use your knowledge of stock management and replenishment to allow for these world-class products get to customers efficiently. Here you will plan control and monitor the purchase, intake and distribution of merchandise in order to maximise sales and gross profit in the assigned departments. Your responsibilities include - * Being able to forecast sales, stock and margin * Planning Sales & Stock Plans * Assisting in the Range planning * Preparing stock packages for concept stores * Control the deliver of stock in and out of warehouses * Ensure warehouse stock is used efficient * Identifying opportunities and risks and be able to manage and plan OTBs both in season and for the coming season, promotional activity, sales etc. * Be able to reforecast and manage a WSSI. * Making recommendations ensuring that you always have the right stock, in the right place, at the right time. To be successful at this position you’ll already be an established Assistant Merchandiser preferable from fashion, Accessories, gift or jewellery background preferably though this is not essential. What’s more important is a strong team player that is numerate and analytical & who has excellent Excel skills and a fantastic problem solver who can work with data to identify solutions quickly! In reward you will have the opportunity to work in a world-class retailer, with the opportunity earning bonus, as well as contributory pension, private healthcare, life assurance & 5 weeks holiday! If you feel that this opportunity sounds like you please send your cv quoting the reference Q94024. 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.