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Merchandiser - Ladieswear

Job Title: Merchandiser - Ladieswear
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q94759
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email: KAF.54973.4032@quest.aplitrak.com
Job Published: January 14, 2014 18:26

Job Description

Due to exceptional growth, a fantastic opportunity has arisen with a leading fashion retailer for a Merchandiser to join their growing head office team. Working as Merchandiser you will assist in the delivery of the optimum product range, through competant range-planning, stock and sale forecasting and analysis. As Merchandiser, responsibilities will include but not be limited to: - Working closely with the Buying, Development and Design teams to ensure the best possible range is delivered to the customer - WSSI and OTB management - Managing a small team of Assistant Merchandisers and Allocators - Managing the allocation of stock to all store locations - Liaising with suppliers and the Technical team to ensure that all deliveries are received in time and available to the Allocations team within set time frames - Analysing store sales, identifying best and slow sellers, adjusting stock levels and actioning promotions / price amendments accordingly - 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, within a relevant field such as Mathematics, Economics or Business Studies - Currently working at Junior Merchandiser or Merchandiser level within the fashion retail sector. Ladieswear experience is highly desirable - Highly analytical - Confident presenting your findings to others - An enthusiastic and dynamic character, with a strong will to succeed - Passionate about product and have a strong commercial knowledge - An experienced line manager In return for your hard work and dedication, this retailer will reward you with a competitive salary, along with the opportunity of long term progression within the business.If this sounds like the role you're looking for, please apply now 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.