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Senior Assistant/Junior Merchandiser

Job Title: Senior Assistant/Junior Merchandiser
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: East Midlands
Salary: £24000 - £32000 per annum + Bonus
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q94517
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email: KAF.61556.4032@quest.aplitrak.com
Job Published: November 22, 2013 12:20

Job Description

A successful retailer in the UK is looking to hire an experienced Assistant or Junior Merchandiser to be part of their rapidly growing team. As the Assistant/Junior Merchandiser, you will be responsible for: - Supporting the Merchandiser in planning the range from department level down to category and sub category - Maximising profits and minimising terminal stock by effectively managing sales and stocks along with the supply chain team - Managing availability of products to maximise sales - Preparing, monitoring and reviewing sales performance and stock levels analysis The ideal candidate for this position will have the following skills and qualifications: - Degree level education or equivalent - Substantial merchandising experience within retail business, fashion or homewares experience is essential. You must currently working as an experienced Assistant Merchandiser or Junior Merchandiser within a retail business, and have responsibility for planning and forecasting your own range. - Knowledge and understanding of range planning and OTB management - Outstanding numerical and analytical skills - Strong commercial acumen - Excellent planning, organisational and problem solving abilities - Computer literate with good Excel skills This is an important role which offering a rewarding career with plenty of opportunity for further progression. If you think that you have the relevant skills and experience for this position, please send us your 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.