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Merchandise Planner

Job Title: Merchandise Planner
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: West Yorkshire
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q90367
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email: KAF.44809.4032@quest.aplitrak.com
Job Published: March 28, 2013 16:43

Job Description

An opportunity has arisen for an Merchandise Planner to join the head office team of one of the UKs leading non-food retailers. Responsibilities will include: * Weekly stock and sales reports, identifying opportunities for growth and improving sales. * Analysing data to ensure optimum performance. * 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 forecasting plans. * Assisting in range planning, trading and strategic planning. To be successful, you will: * Be currently working merchandising/planning, within another successful retailer or supplier. * Have the ability to work successfully within a team or on their own initiative. * Be highly analytical, with strong numerical skills and business acumen. * Be educated to degree level or equivalent.- Be commercially aware and self motivated. * Have advanced Excel skills. 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 a fast-paced retailer, 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.