Head of Merchandising - Manchester - up to £80k
Our client is looking for an experienced, commercial and driven individual to come in and manage & deliver the strategic growth of this fantastic brand. You will do this through optimisation and effective business planning, trading direction and stock management.
What does the Head of Merchandising role involve:
To oversee the control of all stock, supply chain, availability, forecasting and budgets
Managing & leading a retail merchandising team
To contribute and delivering the planned strategy regarding maximising sales and profit opportunities whilst achieving stock and service & margin contributions.
Review weekly trading performance and achieved KPI's & identifying issues and solutions.
Manage the 'Open to Buy' process ensuring that stock levels optimise sales by minimising overstocks and maximising stock on key lines.
What skills are required for this Head of Merchandising role:
Ability to problem solve in multi-channel business and work cross-functional with teams
High level of influencing skills to make impact at a director level
Strong understanding of sourcing and global supply chains
Ability to communicate a clear vision and inspire colleagues to achieve the highest possible level of performance
Excellent commercial, trading and data interpretation skills
If you are an experienced Head of Merchandising, please apply today!
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