• Junior Merchandiser

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    CONSULTANT
    Matthew Vohs

    JOB DESCRIPTION

    Our client are a successful International brand based in Central Europe  with a large footprint of  900 plus stores across Europe/Worldwide and are recruiting a Junior Merchandiser to join their fast growing business, one that is currently experience exciting growth across Europe .

    The successful candidate must have a proven track record of sales in Bricks and Mortar merchandising, understand fast fashion and have the ability to trade commercially across the Sportswear/Performance and Leisure Sector

    The position  reports to the Head of Merchandising and is responsible for managing a small team and working closely with the Buying teams as well as other internal teams.

     

    Key Responsibilities:-

    Setting up budgets for each quarter with the Merchandiser

    Recommending width and depth of options planned for each quarter in line with demand

    Managing and analysing product size ratios

    Building and managing the WSSI with the Merchandiser

    Working and overseeing allocators by catagories

    Managing slow sellers and recommending any stock transfers out:

    Liaising with the Merchandiser to ensure appropriate levels of stock within season

    Providing the buying team with a clear merchandise framework and plan so they can build and select the product assortment

    Understanding sales/profit plan and the implications of current trading

    Reviewing commitment and best/worst sellers then highlighting risks and opportunities to the Merchandisers

    Identifying and costing markdown recommendations to review with the Merchandisers

    Carrying out weekly performance reports to support the Merchandisers with current trade for the weekly merchandising meeting meetings

    Recommending clearance strategies to reduce the level of old stock

     

    Key skills:-

    At  least 3-years' proven merchandising experience within a fashion retailer

    Strong commercial acumen with excellent analytical and numerical skills

    Enjoys working collaboratively, as part of a team and building strong working relationships

    Knowledge in SAP (BW), advanced Excel skills

    Is self-confident, fun and passionate about retail and merchandising.

    Thrives in a fast-paced, dynamic and fun environment

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