Senior Merchandiser - Leeds - up to £50k
Fancy working for a fantastic retail brand with an innovative and fun product range? The Senior Merchandiser will be in charge of trading and strategic planning of ranges for the business.
What will the Senior Merchandiser be responsible for?
Strategy Planning: Contribute to the strategic planning at account level through delivery of actionable insights.
Forecasting: Support the commercial teams in automating & improving the current forecasting process through analysis of key variables impacting demand
Trading and critical path planning: Reviewing weekly, daily trading reports and making recommendations on short term actions to address any risks, issues or opportunities to optimise sales & reduce stock risks
Stock management: work closely with commercial, central merchandising and ranging teams to ensure forecasts are correct.
Range Building: Use line level and performance knowledge to develop range architecture ensuring optimum range and all opportunities potentialised for both current & new ranges.
Data Analysis: Provide ad hoc analysis over large data sets and act as lead on key commercial related business iniatives
What skills will you need?
Exceptional analytical skills, comfortable interpreting large data sets into meaningful insight
Solid experience within a similar retail merchandising role
Computer literate with strong numerate and interpretative skills
Experience in programming languages such as SQL
Experience in BI tools such as Pyramid Analytics, Tableau etc
Good communicator and influencer
Ability to initiate and build strong relationships internally with sales, marketing, customer product manager and externally with customer at various levels
If you are an experienced Merchandiser and looking for a new role, please apply today!
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