Are you a confident, highly analytical and experienced Merchandiser who is looking for an exciting new challenge in a fast paced environment?
Do you want to be part of a growing business with exciting times ahead?
Our client is an industry leading retailer based in Suffolk. They are a growing business with an expanding footprint and a vast range of products. Due to their growth, our client is looking for an analytical and confident Merchandiser to join the team!
So what does this Merchandiser role involve?
As a retail Merchandiser you will be responsible for taking the category strategy and translating this into a forecast and managing performance to achieve delivery of sales, profit and stock targets. Therefore candidates must have experience of managing their own department and setting a strategy.
By being commercially aware of trading conditions, gathering information from sales, stock forward planning and analysing trading performance, you will make recommendations for adaptations for the plan where necessary, to ensure the successful delivery of sales and profit targets.
You will be accountable for raising any cause for concern, making sure all stock data and sales are accurate, through managing and continually updating the WSSI data.
You will ensure the forward plan is fully implemented by collaborating with trading colleagues and suppliers, making sure stock requirements are achieved.
What qualities will I need for this Merchandiser role?
* You will need to be experienced in handling large amounts of data and analysing, being able to draw out a theme and plan of action.
* Candidates need to have experience in managing other members of a Merchandising team and being responsible for managing their own area.
* A good influencer and leader aware of the wider impact your decisions have has on your business.
* A strong understanding of the WSSI is crucial for this role.