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Head of Merchandising

£85000 - £95000

Buying and Merchandising





Job Description

Our client is a leading retailer based in London. 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!

So what does this Head of Merchandising 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 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


This Head of Merchandising role is offering a salary between £85,000 - £95,000 (dependant on experience), plus a great package.


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