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Stock Controller (12 months FTC)

£18000 - £20000

Buying and Merchandising

North West




Job Description

Stock Controller (12 month FTC) - Retail Head Office - Cumbria - up to £20k

This a fantastic opportunity for an enthusiastic and driven stock controller to progress their career within head office retail. Our client is a market leading retailer with growth ambitions and a passion for providing high quality products and service to their customers.

So what does this retail stock controller role involve?

  • Ensure that sales and profit are maximised on product ranges and markdowns are kept to a minimum, through having the right stock in the right place, at the right time

  • Effectively manage the stocks of the department skus, moving stock deliveries forward or back where necessary

  • Contribute to the trading of the department, providing performance information as required and reacting accordingly with stock actions

  • Keep the stock valuation of products as low as possible without compromising sales

  • Assist the team with decisions on ranging, promotions and discontinuations, aided by knowledge of the stock situation

  • Work closely with Merchandisers/Senior Merchandisers to manage supplier relationships to support effective end to end stock management.

What do you need to be successful in this role?

  • Be an effective communicator, with an ability to deal diplomatically at all levels, both internally and externally

  • Have excellent planning and organisational skills to ensure deadlines are met

  • Capable of working unsupervised and able to use own initiative

  • Have strong numerical skills, ability to work accurately with data

  • Experience of working with Outlook and Microsoft Excel

If you are a stock controller looking to move into head office retail, please get in touch today!