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Assistant Merchandiser - Fashion

Job Title: Assistant Merchandiser - Fashion
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Berkshire
Salary: £27000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q94961
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
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Job Published: January 29, 2014 23:16

Job Description

Are you an Assistant Merchandiser who is looking for a challenge with one of the market leading fashion retailers. This multi-channel business retails in fashion-forward fashion and is looking for an analytical and commercial Assistant Merchandiser to join their team. In this position you will be working alongside the Buyer & Merchandiser & you’ll use your knowledge of stock management and replenishment to allow for these world-class products get to customers efficiently. Here you will plan control and monitor the purchase, intake and distribution of merchandise in order to maximise sales and gross profit in the assigned departments. Your responsibilities include - * Being able to forecast sales, stock and margin * Planning Sales & Stock Plans * Assisting in the Range planning * Preparing stock packages for concept stores * Control the deliver of stock in and out of warehouses * Ensure warehouse stock is used efficient * Identifying opportunities and risks and be able to manage and plan OTBs both in season and for the coming season, promotional activity, sales etc. * Be able to reforecast and manage a WSSI. * Making recommendations ensuring that you always have the right stock, in the right place, at the right time. To be successful at this position you’ll already be an established Assistant Merchandiser preferable from fashion, preferably from a high-street, fashion background, What’s more important is a strong team player that is numerate and analytical & who has excellent Excel skills and a fantastic problem solver who can work with data to identify solutions quickly! In reward you will have the opportunity to work in a world-class retailer, with the opportunity earning bonus, as well as contributory pension! If you feel that this opportunity sounds like you please send your cv quoting the reference Q94961. 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.