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Senior Merchandiser

Contract Type: Full Time
Location: London
Salary: Up to £0.00 per annum + Salary Competitive
REF: 3708_1651825634
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Job Description

I am seeking a Senior Merchandiser to join a leading independent global fashion and accessories business. This is a wonderful opportunity for a strong Merchandiser to be part of high performing and supportive team.

Main Responsibilities will include:

  • Work with Buying / Design teams to implement a focused Brand strategy, incorporating the Company Strategy, establishing a clear Brand position in the market.
  • Management of stock to achieve plans, whist supporting operational efficiency with clear management of the critical path to maximise sales and reduce terminal stock.
  • Stock Management through robust use of the WSSI, reacting to change in a timely fashion to ensure sales are maximised and markdown costs are reduced
  • Develop promotional events, trading and markdown plans to deliver strategy and KPI's ensuring alignment to Host Plan.
  • Manage the Assortment Plan establishing a clear option / buy quantity plan to maximise sales, profit and density in all stores and digital.
  • Awareness of Intake and Trading margin targets, actively taking actions to increase opportunities and resolve risks increasing sales and profit.
  • To identify risks and opportunities within the Brand and cascade to wider Business driving growth in sales and profit.
  • Lead weekly trading to increase profitability, taking actions to minimise risks and continuously improve Brand efficiency.
  • Adapt trading events in response to Market Changes to ensure delivery of the Business Plan.
  • Manage team, work collaboratively across the Group, ensuring achievement of KPIs, and contribute to creating a positive working environment for all colleagues, inspiring team, in a positive and professional manner to work to the best of their abilities.
  • Build and maintain Internal and & External Business Relationships to build relationships, ensure all communication is clear and meets expectations, to improve efficiency and minimise disruption within the Business.
  • Work with VM and Retail Teams to create a clear and accurate stock representation with relevant visual delivery for the Brand, to meet and exceed Customer and Host needs.
  • Ensure administration and systems are accurate and update in a timely manner to achieve clear and consistent communication.

Person Specification:

  • Relevant merchandising experience
  • WSSI Management
  • Range Planning
  • Experience working with multiple partners and has experience working Omni-channel
  • Experience launching a brand
  • Strong data analysis & numeracy
  • Leading and developing Teams.
  • Influencing and Assertiveness
  • Awareness of economic and relevant markets
  • Extensive experience in planning &trading multiple seasons/brands.
  • Works with leadership team and has accountability for project work.
  • Mentor & coach for other junior merchandisers/merchandisers