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Merchandiser - Home

Job Title: Merchandiser - Home
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: City of London
Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q91183
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 04, 2013 22:11

Job Description

Are you a Merchandiser looking for a new challenge with one of the most prestigious retailers in the UK? This luxury multichannel & multi-product retailer is looking for a Merchandiser to fit within its team. In this position you will be the Merchandiser for the Home category working closely with the Buying and Distribution teams. With clear leadership, your knowledge of stock management and replenishment you will allow for these world-class products to get to customers efficiently. You will providing support for everything from stock level reviews through to weekly, seasonal and ad-hoc reporting, you’ll know exactly what’s selling and how to maximise profitability. As the Merchandiser your responsibilities include: * Forecasting sales, stock and margins * Identifying opportunities and risks and being able to manage and plan OTBs both in-season and for the coming season. * Controlling inventory levels * Reforecasting and managing the WSSI. * Works closely with supply chain and DCs to manage flow of stock, * Ensuring that you always have the right stock, in the right place, at the right time. * Leadership & management of an Assistant Merchandiser or Allocator level To be successful at this position you’ll already be an established Merchandiser, Junior Merchandiser or top level [Assistant Merchandiser](/searches/assistant-merchandiser-jobs--1) from a high preferably from a similar background within Home, home accessories, Kitchenware, Bedding, or furniture (though this is not essential). A strong team player, you’ll be numerate and analytical. You’ll also have excellent Excel skills and will be a fantastic problem solver who can work with data to quickly identify solutions. In return you will have the opportunity to work with a retailer which provides everything which is luxurious yet commercially focus & provides a generous blue-chip benefits package - which includes staff discount, Pension contribution and generous holiday allowance, &bonus pot, allocation! Not only this but a retailer that you will be proud to work for! If you feel that this opportunity would suit you please send your cv quoting the reference Q91183. .