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Merchandise Manager - Gifting

Job Title: Merchandise Manager - Gifting
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Hertfordshire
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q94274
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email:
Job Published: October 28, 2013 12:02

Job Description

An opportunity has arisen for a Merchandiser Manager for a Blue-chip, Omni-Channel retailer. This retail, is an establish business is looking for someone with Merchandise Manager or Senior Merchandiser to come on board and inspire & lead a team within the gift, party & celebration division! The ultimate role is to deliver & effectively manage the planning & allocation of stock to deliver the sales plan through inspirational leadership of your people. Your responsibilities include! - * Financial planning against budget * OTB & WISSI experience * Wastage & Mark downs (New, Seasonal, Continuity, Overseas, Domestic, New Space) * Supplier Performance Level. * Stock Turn and Financial Stock Holding Targets * Forecast Accuracy. * Adhering to Open to Buy * Availability (on shelf, in branch, depot to branch) You must come from - * Excellent background in a fast-paced merchandising team * Significant experience of trading and promotional planning * Experience of translating large amounts of complex data into simple & relevant reports! * Line Management experience and inspiring teams to deliver KPIs. * Being agile & , entrepreneurial in the way you think and build strong relationship with your team and external personnel. In reward you will have the opportunity to work in a UK leading retailer and also have further benefits that include bonus, competitive pension, staff discount, share options, subsidised benefits and free parking! If you feel that this opportunity sounds like you please send your cv quoting the reference Q94274. 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.