Merchandiser- Menswear

Merchandiser- Menswear

Ref: JO-2002-107827 | £38000 - £45000 per annum + + Benefits | Location:South London, London, England | Added:26/02/20

Quest Search & Selection are partnering with this market leading premium retail retailer who are looking for aMerchandiser Planner for their Menswear team. This business has 100 stores in the UK and is a true omni-channel business that offers a beautiful carefully edited range and look book that goes from day to eveningwear. The business stocks branded, own label and bespoke tailoring.

In this role you will be an instrumental part of the Menswear multi-brand merchandising team to maintain optimum levels of stock in each channel to maximise each store, outlet and online offer to return sales and profit potential.

The roles and responsibilities of this Merchandiser position-

In depth range planning, working closely with stores to ensure ranges and volumes are delivered in line with sell through

  • Create a sales plan that encapsulates sales growth, brand mix, margins and budget expectations across product areas.
  • Working with Buyer and Merchandisers to build a range structure including options and price architecture for their department
  • Agreeing initial budget for product range and maintaining it throughout the season.
  • Budgeting and promotion planning
  • Take ownership of intake and stock levels
  • Accountable for stock allocations and replenishment to branches as required
  • Manage WSSI with quarterly reforecast
  • Top line divisional in season forecasting
  • Manage coordination of OTB, and stock intake, planning initial stock pushes and keeping stock levels under control to maximise sales whilst limiting stock risk
  • Pre-season analysis of KPIs – assessing sales, margin, stock and returns form top line and detailed product view to carry out range planning
  • Coach and develop any junior members of your team, creating a high-performance culture across the business
  • Maintain commercial awareness throughout the wider business and market

To be successful in this Merchandiser position you must –

  • Have Junior Merchandiser or Merchandiser experience within another retailer
  • The ideal candidate will come from a womenswear or menswear product background for other backgrounds will be considered
  • Ability to motivate and lead a team.
  • Commercial decision maker.
  • A good communicator with the ability to influence situations.
  • Demonstrably computer literate in spreadsheets
  • Excellent team management skills
  • Track record/ relevant achievements regarding growth in career and key achievement in merchandising career to date
  • Have experience in multi-channel environment whether it is stores digital or outlets.

This fashion forward business also acquired another retail business and are going from strength to strength on the highstreet; giving a sense of security and growth in you career. Not only this they do offer autonomous working conditions, career progression & pension contributions . If you wish feel you are the right level of experience for this position please apply quoting the reference JO-2002-107827

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

We request that candidates send their CV as a Microsoft Word document where possible.

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