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Merchandiser - Garden & Seasonal

Job Title: Merchandiser - Garden & Seasonal
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Hertfordshire
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q94667A
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 24, 2014 09:57

Job Description

A contract opportunity has arisen for a Merchandiser Planner for a Blue-chip, Omni-Channel retailer in their Garden & Seasonal division. This retail, is an establish business is looking for someone with Merchandise Experience who will plan & coordinate range changes & manage the day-to-day trading to optimise sales whilst monitoring the stock availability. The ultimate role is to deliver & effectively manage the planning & allocation of stock to deliver the sales plan through the team. Your responsibilities include! - * Financial planning against budget * OTB & WISSI experience * Deliverance of the critical path * The range cascade delivers sales, profit density and space optimisation targets * Wastage & Mark downs (New, Seasonal, Continuity, Overseas, Domestic, New Space) * 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 * Engaging & a good communicator to influence and interact within a number of different business areas and levels of seniority * Significant experience of trading and promotional planning * Experience of WSSI * Open to any fast-paced retail background in food, fashion or non-food! * Being agile & entrepreneurial in the way you think and build strong relationship with your team and line manager. This role will suit someone who would be interested in an on-going contract. In reward you will have the opportunity to work in a UK leading retailer and also have further benefits that include staff discount, subsidised benefits and free parking! If you feel that this opportunity sounds like you please send your cv quoting the reference Q94667A. 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.