Merchandiser – North of England – 50k

Merchandiser – North of England – 50k

Ref: Q103003_1500650940 | £38000 - £52000 per annum + benefits | Location:Leeds, West Yorkshire | Added:21/07/17

Are you a Merchandiser or Planner seeking a challenge with autonomy, strong progression plan and a business offering an competitive salary and benefits package?

This Merchandiser Planner opportunity is with a renowned multi-product retailer based in the North of England. You will be an analytically-driven individual, and currently working at Merchandiser Planner or Senior Merchandiser level.

As a Merchandiser, your primary role is to drive profitability of your department managing approximately 500 SKUs.

Reporting into the Senior Merchandiser Planner, key responsibilities include:

  • Overall department performance – controlling and managing the departmental distribution and budget
  • Extensive focus on forecasting and range planning
  • Ensure stock flow is in line with target and department strategy
  • Using key line information to manage open-to-buy
  • Strong knowledge of the market, understanding the customer and trends, and working closely with buying teams to ensure ranges are balanced, trend led and commercial
  • Produce reports on performance of product ranges, and ensuring strong communication with stores and other core departments – suppliers, buying, marketing etc.
  • Leading a high-performing team, coaching their development and engagement in departmental objectives

This brand is looking for someone with planning experience in a retail environment, and the ability to lead an excellent robust team that challenge concerns, to deliver increased sales and growth.

A competitive salary of up to £50k, and unrivalled bonus and benefits scheme are on offer – including pension, car allowance and family healthcare.

If you’re interested in this Merchandising opportunity, please apply quoting Q103003 for a further conversation.

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