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Assistant Merchandiser / Buying Analyst

Job Title: Assistant Merchandiser / Buying Analyst
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: West Yorkshire
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q95672
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
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Job Published: June 10, 2014 18:13

Job Description

A highly successful clothing and homewares retailer is currently seeking an Assistant Merchandiser / Buying Analyst to join their head office team. The purpose of this role is to maintain the database of product information, and produce in-depth reports and analysis to identify key product information such as; best/worst sellers, growth areas, product markdowns, sizing information, seasonal analysis etc. To be considered you will ideally be working as an Assistant Merchandiser or Analyst, and have a passion for number crunching! Key responsibilities will include: * Working alongside your line manager to plan the critical path and ensure all information is accurate and readily available when needed. * Planning intake and delivery schedule. * Maintaining product database information and ensuring data integrity. * Producing product reports and analysis (by line, colour, price, season, dpt etc. ) for use within the buying and core merchandising teams. Analysing the data and presenting your findings in a clear and informative way. * Developing new reports to meet the needs of the business. * Working cross-functionally with buying, merchandising and marketing teams to ensure product information is consistent. To be considered you must have the following skills and experience: * Previous experience as Assistant Merchandiser, Buying Analyst or similarly analytical role wtihin retail. * Educated to degree level or equivalent, ideally in a numerical based subject. * Strong analytical and numeracy skills. * Excellent attention to detail. * Proactive and enthusiastic approach to your work. * Excellent communication skills, be able to work cross functionally and with colleagues or all levels. This is an excellent opportunity for an Assistant Merchandiser or Analyst looking for a new challenge. In reward for your hard work you will receive a competitive salary, along with opportunities for future progression and training. If this sounds like the role for you, 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.