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Merchandiser - Fashion

Job Title: Merchandiser - Fashion
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Coventry
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q93172
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 20, 2013 16:10

Job Description

An exciting new opportunity has arisen for experienced Merchandiser to join the nightwear and swimwear department of this leading retailer. Reporting to the Head of Merchandising you will be responsible for liaising closely with the buying and allocations team and work together to build a commercially viable range. On a day-to-day basis you will be responsible for: * Maintaining the WSSI and controlling OTB. * Reviewing, proposing and implementing mark-down activity to reduce terminal stock. * Creating a range plan to optimise the allocated space and maximise sales and profit. * Monitoring market activity, through regular competitor shop visits. * Identifying and regularly review potential suppliers. * Ensuring that your team are responding efficiently and effectively to any delivery issues. The successful canididate will have: * Excellent leadership skills and be adept at analysis and decision making. * Commercial awareness of current market trends. * A wealth of retail merchandising experience operating at Merchandiser or Senior Merchandiser level ideally within nightwear & swimwear or ladieswear, although candidates with experience in other areas of fashion clothing/apparel will be considered. * Excellent systems experience and advanced knowledge of Excel. If you think you have the relevant skills and experience and would like to work for a market-leading company going from strength to strength, apply now with a copy of your updated 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.