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Merchandiser

Job Title: Merchandiser
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Leicestershire
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q93335
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email: KAF.56878.4032@quest.aplitrak.com
Job Published: July 17, 2013 17:46

Job Description

This leading UK retailer is looking for a high calibre and experienced Merchandiser to help support their current growth within the market. To be successful you must have extensive merchandising experience for a high street retailer, and be currently working at Merchandiser or experienced Junior Merchandiser level. As Merchandiser, responsibilities will include: * In-depth stock and sales forecasting and analysis. * Ensuring optimum in-store availability, markdown and exit strategy planning. * Assisting the Buyers with range-planning; managing and maintaining budgets and OTB. * Managing department WSSI. * Providing insight and analysis a trade meetings and senior strategy meetings. * Managing and leading a team. To be successful, you will be: * Currently working at Junior Merchandiser or Merchandiser level within another successful retailer. Homewares experience would be an advantage. * Educated to degree level or equivalent. * Highly analytical, with excellent commercial and business acumen. * Able to demonstrate previous experience of managing and motivating a team. * Highly organised and able to prioritise and multi-task. This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced merchandising professional looking for a new challenge. If you want to join a leading retailer and think you have the relevant skills and experience, apply today 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.