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Junior Merchandiser

Job Title: Junior Merchandiser
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Hong Kong
Salary: £40000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q95949
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email: ewo.18530.4032@quest.aplitrak.com
Job Published: August 08, 2014 17:00

Job Description

An exciting and unique opportunity has arisen for a Junior Merchandiser to join this Luxury Home retailer, based in Hong Kong. The ideal candidate will have a passion for Home Furnishings and have strong analytical and numerical skills as well as a commercial mind-set and passion for product. Key responsibilities will include: * Forecasting profit and sales and working to optimise profitability of designated product areas. * The delivery of effective stock management and management of the team resources * Analysing best sellers in detail in order to relay accurate findings to the buying team and ensure appropriate buys in following seasons. * Manage the distribution of stock by liaising with suppliers and agreeing efficient timescales for delivery. Identifying supplier issues and taking necessary actions. * Controlling stock levels in the warehouse and store based on forecasts. * Planning markdowns and exit strategy. The ideal candidate will be: * Currently working at Senior Assistant Merchandiser or Junior Merchandiser level with experience of Home Furnishings. * Highly analytical, with excellent numerical skills and understanding of retail calculations. * Commercially aware and up to date with trends. * Strong communication and leadership skills * Team player with a keen eye for details This is the perfect opportunity for a Junior Merchandiser looking for a new challenge. If you think this is the opportunity for you then please apply with an up to date 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.