Connecting to LinkedIn...

Head of Merchandising

Contract Type: Full Time
Location: London
Salary: Excellent competitive package offered
REF: 4711_1714128969
Contact Email:

Job Description

A fabulous new opportunity has arisen for a Merchandising Lead for my client a design led sourcing and manufacturing company supplying several large retailers and online businesses Due to continued growth, they are now looking to appoint a dynamic experienced Head of Merchandising to lead their team , The ideal candidate must have a proven track record of success in a leadership role have online experience and an excellent understanding of critical path management and implementing production capacity with overseas factories a supplier background an or retail merchandising within online will be considered for this role . Based in Central London offices

Main responsibilities will include :

  • Develop and deliver a comprehensive merchandising strategy to meet and exceed company and customer's expectations.

  • Implement and continually monitor production capacity management system to ensure factories work flow is consistent to manage production efficiency,

  • Monitor and actively manage the purchase order critical path with the clients to ensure orders flow smoothly.

  • Work with sales and design team to ensure early sight of orders and oversee critical path.

  • Work collaboratively with the supply chain logistics team and suppliers to ensure inbound compliance and on-time deliveries.

  • Continuously analyse sales data to maximise existing opportunities and to improve re buy potential opportunities.

  • Recruit, train and manage a small team.

Person Specification

  • Proven track record of success in either/or a retail business or a supplier business model.

  • Must have some experience working with an online business in a similar role

  • Strong leadership, management, and communication skills.

  • A team player approach to all aspects of the role

  • Excellent communication, strategy, negotiation and interpersonal skills.

  • Strategic thinker with a restless and results driven mindset.

  • Agility and an ability to adapt to ever changing consumer and client expectations and priorities.

  • A passion for the fashion industry and a strong belief and knowledge of the importance of product sustainability and sustainable practices.