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Assistant Merchandiser - Gift

Job Title: Assistant Merchandiser - Gift
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Hertfordshire
Salary: £23000 - £28000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q94817
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email: SSP.14549.4032@quest.aplitrak.com
Job Published: February 19, 2014 10:48

Job Description

An opportunity has arisen for a Assistant Merchandiser for a Blue-chip, Omni-Channel retailer in their Gift & Seasonal Categories. This retail, is an establish business is looking for someone with Assistant Merchandiser Experience who will assist to 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 inspirational leadership of your people. Your responsibilities include - * Financial planning against budget * OTB & WISSI experience * Deliverance of the critical paths * 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 - * Merchandiser or Assistant Merchandiser experience preferable * Experience of trading and promotional planning * Experience of WSSI * Multichannel assortment planning is ideal but not essential * 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 line manager. 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 Q94277C. 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.