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Merchandise Controller

Job Title: Merchandise Controller
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Yorkshire and the Humber
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q93253
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 06, 2013 17:05

Job Description

This leading retailer requires a proven Merchandise controller to lead and develop the merchandising team to plan and deliver and implement departmental strategy for a leading fashion retailer. You must have excellent leadership skills along with the ability to work within an environment that promotes autonomy and is a rare opportunity to introduce process and put your own mark on a business that is growing rapidly. On a day-to-day basis you will be responsible for managing the entire in-season trading, financial planning and stock management process as well as key involvement in strategic planning and identifying business growth opportunities. You will have excellent leadership skills and be adept at change management, analysis and decision making. You will need advanced Excel knowledge as well as the ambition to drive the merchandising strategy. Personally, you will be the type of person who relishes a challenge and thrives in an environment that actively promotes autonomy and accountability at the highest level, which will result in progression as the department and business grows as a result of your direct action. You will ideally be at a Head of Merchandising or Merchandising Manager level with a leading retailer who can demonstrate excellent man-management skills. This is an excellent opportunity to progress with a leading brand. 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.