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Assistant Merchandiser

Job Title: Assistant Merchandiser
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Birmingham
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q95007
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email: KAF.38832.4032@quest.aplitrak.com
Job Published: February 07, 2014 13:17

Job Description

An excellent opportunity has arisen for an experienced Assistant Merchandiser to join this UK high street retailer. This is a fantastic opportunity to join an exciting and fast-paced head office team. Candidates must be currently working at Assistant Merchandiser level within fashion retail, and have some responsible for managing and trading their own area, including OTB and WSSI exposure. To be successful you will be: * Currently working at Assistant Merchandiser level with another high street retailer, fashion experience is highly desirable but candidates with homewares/home textiles experience are also encouraged to apply. * Be able to demonstrate knowledge of forecasting on WSSI and monitoring OTB * Able to analyse historical sales data to assist with forward planning and range planning * Have strong planning and forecasting skills, able to forecast sales and identify potential stock issues * Experience in markdown planning and exit strategy planning * Have experience of managing an Allocator/MAA You will be: * Educated to degree level of equivalent * A team player, with strong communication skills * Highly analytical, with excellent numerical skills * An advanced Excel issues * A problem solver, with a can-do attitude * Passionate about fashion and retailing This is a great opportunity to join a successful and growing retailer. If you are an experienced Assistant Merchandiser looking for your next challenge, apply now! 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.