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Merchandise Manager - Global Fashion

Job Title: Merchandise Manager - Global Fashion
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: North London
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits Package
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q91683
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
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Job Published: March 05, 2013 11:18

Job Description

This leading global retailer is currently looking to recruit an experienced Merchandise Manager to join their team; working within their fashion and clothing area. As you will be responsible for your own area, it essential that you are currently working at Senior Merchandiser or already at Merchandise Manager level, with experience managing a small team. You will report directly in to the Head of Merchandising and will assist with the development of the area, ensuring that the range delivered both meets and exceeds the needs of the customer, in order to maximise sales and increase market share. Key responsibilities will include: * Working closely with the Buying team to ensure that the B&M strategy is achieved. * Creating a range plan which both optimises space and maximises sales and profit. * Regularly reviewing existing and identifying potential suppliers, whilst negotiating commercially viable contracts. * Overseeing the flow of stock and availability across the business. * Managing the OTB and WSSI for your category· * Managing a small team of Merchandisers and Assistants as well as Admin Support. The successful candidate will: * Currently be working at either Senior Merchandiser level or already a Merchandise Manager within a retail fashion head office. * Be confident when working within a fast moving and volume driven environment· * Be confident working towards set KPIs and tight deadlines. * Be highly experienced when managing the WSSI and possess a good understanding of managing the OTB. * Be an analytical character with the ability to handle large amounts of data with ease. * Possess a commercial mindset, with knowledge of the latest trends and overall fashion market. * Be a motivational leader and therefore able to lead a more junior team to success. This is a fantastic role for those looking to join a leading retail business. As a result of working for a global business you will gain valuable exposure across the industry and be given clear and realistic development opportunities. As this role sits within the fashion department they are looking for fashion orientated Merchandise Managers who are passionate about product as well as merchandising; it is therefore essential that you have previous fashion merchandising experience. In return for your hard work, you will receive a generous salary and benefits package as well as the opportunity to build a long lasting career within the business. 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.

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