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Senior Merchandiser - Ladieswear

Job Title: Senior Merchandiser - Ladieswear
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q94185A
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email:
Job Published: October 08, 2013 18:25

Job Description

A market-leading retailer requires an experienced and product driven Senior Merchandiser to join its head office team. Based within the ladieswear team you will ideally have previous retail merchandising experience at Senior Merchandiser or Merch Manager level within ladies fashion, although candidates with fashion experience from other product areas will be considered and are encouraged to apply. As Senior Merchandiser, your primary responsibilities will include: * Reviewing in-season performance against budget and planning seasonal budgets and department strategy. * Managing OTB and regularly reviewing and providing feedback on WSSI. * Working closely with the buying team to ensure your department buy is planned to maximise sales and margin. * Reviewing best sellers, core lines and new lines weekly to ensure maximum availability of stock. * Communicating effectively and regularly with stores. * Managing and leading a small team. To be successful, you will: * Be currently operating at Senior Merchandiser level with another successful retailer. Fashion retail experience is essential; ladieswear experience would be a distinct advantage. * Have the ability to demonstrate an in-depth understanding of the end-to-end retail merchandising process. * Have excellent IT Skills, particularly Excel and other Microsoft packages. * Have a passion for retailing and an aptitude for working to deadlines while under pressure. * Have sound analytical and numeracy skills and enjoy working with complex figures and problem solving. * Be highly commercial and with an excellent understanding of product. In reward for your hard work you will receive a generous salary and benefits package, along with excellent opportunities for personal development and career progression. If you are an experienced Senior Merchandiser or Merchandise Manager and you are looking to progress your career with a leading retailer, apply now with 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.