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Merchandise Planner - Electricals

Job Title: Merchandise Planner - Electricals
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: West Midlands
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Car, Benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q93975
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 13, 2013 17:18

Job Description

A rare and exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced Merchandiser to join this leading UK retailer and be part of their growing head office team. This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced Merchandise or Merchandiser Planner within retail looking for a new challenge. Key duties of the role will include: * Managing and maintaining departmental WSSI, forecasting stock level and actioning reorders * Analysing and reporting sales figures, forecasts, stock levels and delivery commitments * OTB Management * Working closely with buying team to plan a commercial range in line with company strategy, budget and margin targets * Markdown and promo planning * Attending and contributing to range reviews and management strategy meetings * Supporting the Head of Merchandising and deputising where necessary. The ideal candidate will be: * Currently working as a Merchandise Planner or Merchandiser within retail, experience of working in homewares or hardlines would be a distinct advantage but candidates from clothing and fashion will still be considered and are encouraged to apply. * Numerical, analytical and methodical, able to proactively problem solve and maintain effective relationships with various divisions of the business. * An advanced Excel user. * Commercially aware and self motivated. This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Merchandiser to progress in a fast paced and product focused business. In return for your hard work you will receive a competitive salary and the chance to work for a well known and celebrated 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.