Overview

 

Do you have experience of Merchandising or Inventory?

Our Client is a Global Fashion and Headwear Brand who are looking for an experienced Merchandising Assistant to join their busy team for a 12 months FTC (Maternity cover)

The role of the Merchandising Assistant is to help maximise commercial opportunities through the effective management of inventory, driving sales through improved availability and accurate forecasting.

 

Main Duties & Responsibilities

  • Order management & order tracking on the system
  • Control inventory levels, allocations and replenishment to branches as required
  • Analysing trade on a weekly basis.
  • Manage POS system with price updates.
  • Liaise with Operations and Customer Services to keep informed of up-to-date delivery information
  • Liaise with Marketing to manage upcoming product launches
  • Provide historical analysis to assist Merchandiser in developing seasonal planning forecasts
  • Manage intake flow into business to hit monthly forecasts, drive sales, minimise risks and communicate to DC for short term work flow planning and longer term budgeting
  • Interact with department and wider business colleagues to improve seasonal performance and drive best practices
  • Provide detailed ad-hoc analysis when required on specific products/product groups
Knowledge & Experience
You must be able to demonstrate acquired skills and measurable success in each of the following areas:

 

·        Numerate and analytical

·        Fantastic problem solver who can work with data quickly to identify solution

·        Good organisational skills with a strong attention to detail

·        Ability to build and maintain good working relationships

·        Excellent verbal and written communication skills

·        Ability to multitask and adapt quickly to change

·        Ability to work within a team environment

·        Must be proactive, with a positive attitude

Qualifications and Achievements
  • Advanced Excel skills – essential
  • Previous experience in a retail Head Office environment – desirable
  • Knowledge of SAP / Retail Pro – desirable

Please note this is a full-time role based in our Milton Keynes office with 1 day work from home.

Salary 26K

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