Assistant Merchandiser

Job Description

Assistant Merchandiser

Portsmouth

£21-23K

To maximise profit through efficient stock movement, potentialising sales and availability with minimal markdown. Assisting the Merchandiser in all aspects of the Merchandising function, including the range selection and sign-off process. Also providing trading, admin and analytical support to the Merchandising team.

Main Duties

  • Input into the department strategy, producing…

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Assistant Merchandiser

Portsmouth

£21-23K

To maximise profit through efficient stock movement, potentialising sales and availability with minimal markdown. Assisting the Merchandiser in all aspects of the Merchandising function, including the range selection and sign-off process. Also providing trading, admin and analytical support to the Merchandising team.

Main Duties

  • Input into the department strategy, producing historical analysis as required.
  • Assist in the creation of the plan, taking traded history and planned future events into consideration.
  • Produce and maintain line details reflecting up to date commitment and ensure all contracts are reported correctly on the system.
  • On a weekly basis update & reforecast
  • Feedback current performance to the team and make suggestions for repeats, cancellations and markdowns and understand the implications on profitability.
  • Propose and cost markdown events and promotional activity.
  • Oversee the availability of stock to ensure launch dates are met and intake targets are achieved
  • Supervise the allocation and replenishment activity to ensure prompt and effective distribution of stock between all channels and that target branch stock levels are maintained.
  • Ensure that branch merchandising takes place in line with central planning and recommendations, in order to potentialise good store performance and to deal with problem stores.
  • Undertake analysis of category/season/product performance on an ongoing basis and feedback lessons learnt to influence merchandising decisions both in season and for the future.

Skills and Knowledge

  • Experience at Allocator/ existing Assistant Merchandiser level
  • Experience in category management would be an advantage
  • Highly numerate, presentation and analysis of figures, including good working knowledge of Microsoft excel
  • Good communication and negotiation skills.
  • Presentation skills.
  • Good planning and organisation skills

Job Description

Assistant Merchandiser

Portsmouth

£21-23K

To maximise profit through efficient stock movement, potentialising sales and availability with minimal markdown. Assisting the Merchandiser in all aspects of the Merchandising function, including the range selection and sign-off process. Also providing trading, admin and analytical support to the Merchandising team.

Main Duties

  • Input into the department strategy, producing historical analysis as required.
  • Assist in the creation of the plan, taking traded history and planned future events into consideration.
  • Produce and maintain line details reflecting up to date commitment and ensure all contracts are reported correctly on the system.
  • On a weekly basis update & reforecast
  • Feedback current performance to the team and make suggestions for repeats, cancellations and markdowns and understand the implications on profitability.
  • Propose and cost markdown events and promotional activity.
  • Oversee the availability of stock to ensure launch dates are met and intake targets are achieved
  • Supervise the allocation and replenishment activity to ensure prompt and effective distribution of stock between all channels and that target branch stock levels are maintained.
  • Ensure that branch merchandising takes place in line with central planning and recommendations, in order to potentialise good store performance and to deal with problem stores.
  • Undertake analysis of category/season/product performance on an ongoing basis and feedback lessons learnt to influence merchandising decisions both in season and for the future.

Skills and Knowledge

  • Experience at Allocator/ existing Assistant Merchandiser level
  • Experience in category management would be an advantage
  • Highly numerate, presentation and analysis of figures, including good working knowledge of Microsoft excel
  • Good communication and negotiation skills.
  • Presentation skills.
  • Good planning and organisation skills

Job Summary

Location: Portsmouth
Salary: £21000.00 - £23000.00 Per Annum
Contract Type: Permanent
Sector: Retail
Division: Commercial
Date: 22nd July 2021

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Job Summary

Location: Portsmouth
Salary: £21000.00 - £23000.00 Per Annum
Contract Type: Permanent
Sector: Retail
Division: Commercial
22nd July 2021

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