Our client is a leading retailer based near Manchester They are a growing business with an expanding footprint and a vast range of products. This is a fantastic time to join this business as Head of Merchandising - Home!
So what does this Head of Merchandising - Home role involve?
Strategic supply chain planning, looking at what is required of the Supply Chain going forwards
Liaising with Logistics to understand peak bottlenecks and constraints through different parts of the operation - creating future plans to mitigate either through flow management or partner relationships
Managing the day to day flow of products in ensuring business requirements are met
Communicating with other departments within the trading team
Ensuring your team is performing by setting personal development plans
Inbound flow planning by week, in store / launch deadlines, logistics capacity and processing cost efficiency
Ensuring delivery and quality performance of suppliers
What qualities will you need to be successful in this Head of Merchandising - Home role?
Demonstrate a high level of commercial acumen and excellent results from a Supply Chain / Merchandising background within retail
Management experience within supply chain (minimum 4 years)
Excellent organisation, negotiation and communication skills
Experience working in a fast-paced retail environment
Proven ability to lead and motivate a team