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Zachary Daniels are working exclusively with an apparel powerhouse based in the North West that are looking to grow their Merchandising department with the addition of a Junior Merchandiser. This is a demanding role due to our client being a leader in their field with over 800 stores in the UK alone and hundreds more globally.
It is hard to put in to words the opportunities this business can offer, they are a true global powerhouse with more growth and acquisitions imminent. Merchandising is at the fore front of commercial decision making and this role will allow the successful applicant to have a rewarding career which could take them across the globe.
Role Overview: To lead the team to deliver all channel Sales, Markdown, Stock, Intake and Profit Plans.
Some Key Responsibilities Will Include:
Review Previous Seasons and produce SWOT Analysis with supporting information.
Alongside the Merchandiser and Buyer create the strategy for the department and present
Create category level product mix using history, SWOT and SMT Plan.
Ensure that the WSSI is updated with the buy plan and the KPI's are signed off with the Senior Merchandiser.
Attend key selection meetings with the Senior merchandiser and Buyer
Build the Range plan
Ensure that scheduling and Ideals are in place for your area of responsibility
Manage the Stock seasonality within the WSSI.
Overview the ratios for all buys in conjunction with Assistant Merchandiser
Ensure that the Buy matches the plan
Establish working relationships with Supplier Base
Manage the order books both in season and preseason to ensure that the most accurate information is always in the system.
Manage Intake at category and line level
Reviews' weekly trading performance and achieved KPI's, identifying Issues and the course of action in preparation for the weekly trading meetings and submit to the senior merchandiser.
Propose and agree actions to recover risk and maximise opportunities with the Senior Merchandiser and Buyer at category and line level.
Work up the forecast from category/Season level to Buyer Group
Creation of OTB's
Management of commitments – On time delivery, rebuys cancellations
Manage the range plan in Season reflecting any changes
Manage Line cards
Manage the store option plans to ensure each store has the optimum amount of stock
Establish collaborative working relationships within Team and across functions.This will be a trade focused role, you will love product and want to work collaboratively with the buyer to drive sales in your area across the globe.
There are other perks which will include hybrid working (60/40), flexi hours and industry leading benefits.
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