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Senior Merchandiser - Fashion

Job Title: Senior Merchandiser - Fashion
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Northampton
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Car allowance, Bonus, Pension
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q95083
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email: KAF.03012.4032@quest.aplitrak.com
Job Published: February 18, 2014 17:34

Job Description

This leading retailer is looking for a high calibre and experienced Senior Merchandiser to help support their current growth in the market. The successful candidate must have extensive merchandising experience for a retailer, and be currently working at Senior Merchandiser or experienced Merchandiser level within fashion. Multi-channel experience would also be an advantage. As Senior Merchandiser, responsibilities will include:· In-depth stock and sales forecasting and analysis. * Ensuring optimum in-store availability, markdown and exit strategy planning. * Assisting the Buyers with range-planning; managing and maintaining budgets and OTB. * Providing insight and analysis a trade meetings and senior strategy meetings. * Managing and leading a team. To be successful, you will be: * Currently working at Senior Merchandiser or Merchandiser level within another successful retailer. Fashion experience is essential. * Educated to degree level or equivalent. * Highly analytical, with excellent commercial and business acumen. * Able to demonstrate previous experience of managing and motivating a team. * Highly organised and able to prioritise and multi-task. * A skilled communicator and negotiator with the ability to work cross-functionally This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced merchandising professional looking for a new challenge. If you want to join a leading retailer and think you have the relevant skills and experience, apply today with a copy of your updated 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.