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Assistant Merchandiser

Job Title: Assistant Merchandiser
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Northampton
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q95709
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email: KAF.30923.4032@quest.aplitrak.com
Job Published: June 18, 2014 08:11

Job Description

A rare opportunity has arisen for an Assistant Merchandiser to join a well-known and highly successful fashion brand. This is the perfect role for an experience MAA or Senior Allocator, or existing Assistant Merchandiser looking for a new challenge. Responsibilities will include: * Creating and analysing of stock and sales reports. * Analysing data to ensure optimum performance, identifying opportunities for growth and improving sales/profits.· Forecasting using WSSI and other key forecasting tools. * Providing and analysing commercial information to the business. * Managing and planning intake, forecasting intake requirements and managing commitment. * Managing stock levels and maintaining availability. * Updating and maintaining range plans. * Markdown planning. To be successful you will: * Be currently working in retail Merchandising or Planning, within another successful retailer ideally at Assistant Merchandiser level. * Be educated to degree level or equivalent. * Be highly analytical, with strong numerical skills and sound business acumen. * Have advanced Excel skills. * Have the ability to work successfully within a team or on your own initiative. * Be able to prioritise a busy workload and work effectively in a fast-paced environment. This is an excellent opportunity to join a successful and growing company. If you have the drive and ambition to play a key role in this fast-paced brand, send your CV across today. 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.