Senior Merchandiser – (3 days a week)

Senior Merchandiser – (3 days a week)

Ref: JO-2002-107826 | £50000 - £60000 per annum + Pro Rata + Benefits | Location:London, England | Added:25/02/20

Quest Search & Selection are partnering with this market leading premium retail retailer who are looking for a Senior Merchandiser Planner for their central planning & inventory 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,

Your primary role as a Senior Planner Is to work closely with the Head of Merchandising is to plan and effectively forecast orders to maximise product availability and drive sales across the business and look at the details of the WSSI’s and budget across the business centrally.

Responsibilities as a Senior Merchandiser Planner are:

  • Prepare all markdown activity reporting template to get approvals,
  • Coordinate and consolidate planning (financial & OTB) across all categories
  • Creation and maintenance of high level WSSI’s
  • Creation of phased financial plans (sales, GP, stock) in conjunction with finance
  • Planning and measuring profitability of promotions and markdowns to ensure terminal stock management
  • Working with the DC to produce intake and inventory forecasts
  • Proactively analysing performance, opportunities, risks and trends and proactively adapting plans to achieve business targets.
  • Plan and develop merchandising strategies that balance both customers’ expectations and company’s strategy
  • Define the exit strategy for discontinued stock while ensuring the margin budgets are achieved

To be successful in this Senior Merchandiser role –

  • Senior Merchandiser or Merchandise Planning Manager or Central Merchandising experience
  • Ideally come from a fashion background but other categories will definitely be considered.
  • Ability to influence across functions and highly numerical.
  • Commercial decision maker.
  • A self-starter with the ability to build and maintain strong relationships across departments
  • Someone who wants to grow their fashion career within merchandising
  • Educated to degree level or equivalent
  • Demonstrate advanced excel skills

The Benefits of this Senior Merchandiser position

  • Flexible working – 3 days a week on the office
  • Initially a 12-month contract but the possibility of future roles in the business
  • Holidays
  • Staff discount

If you are interested in hearing more about this opportunity, please apply with your up to date CV today quoting JO-2002-107825.

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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