Merchandiser

Company Name Cast UK Limited (view profile)
Location High Wycombe, United Kingdom
Date Posted June 30, 2022
Category Merchandising & Allocation
Job Type Full-time
Salary Up to £41000 per annum + car allowance

Description

Role Title

Merchandiser

Location

High Wycombe

Role Profile

The purpose of this role is to work closely with the Buying team to accurately forecast trends, plan

stock levels and continuously monitor performance to ensure maximum stock availability and sales

whilst keeping stock levels within company parameters.

Responsibilities

* Be accountable for planning product ranges and preparing sales and stock plans for new launches and gift sets, in
* conjunction with the Buying team
* Liaise with the Buying team and agree budget spend, lines and quantities for all new launches
* Plan promotions with the Buying team and markdowns as necessary, ensuring you monitor and report on the
* effectiveness of promotions
* Ensure you forecast weekly sales and stock at house/line level using the planning system and manage the open to buy
* Be responsible for producing line sales and stock forecasts for key lines in a timely manner to support business
* availability targets
* Accountable for stores and ecommerce availability
* Plan budgets and present sales forecasts and figures for new launches
* Control stock levels within company parameters
* Manage the slow moving stock budget
* Accountable for ensuring the order quantities for continuity lines are accurate, providing sign off to the Assistant
* Merchandisers on a weekly basis
* Analyse every aspect of the best and worst sellers, ensuring that best sellers are fully potentialised whilst monitoring
* slow sellers and agreeing the appropriate action with the relevant Buyer to reduce prices or set promotions as
* necessary
* Analyse the sales from previous seasons, and report on the current season lines in an accurate and timely manner
* Provide monthly sales reports to suppliers
* Liaise with suppliers to plan gift set intake in line with company budgets
* Work with warehouse and suppliers to improve Supplier Compliance in line with TPS Supplier guidelines
* Continually liaise with Buyers, suppliers, distributors, Branch Merchandisers and Logistics
*

Requirements

* Proven ability to manage stock and sales budgets
* Competent in Excel and other MS office functions (Word and PowerPoint)
* Strong communication skills both written and verbal with the ability to build and maintain working relationships
* Strong prioritisation, organisational and time management skills with the ability to multi-task
* Strong problem solving skills with the ability to identify accurate solutions in a timely manner
* A key eye for detail
* Strong numeracy and analysis skills
* Proven experience of having worked as a Merchandiser
* Previous experience of having worked in the retail industry



Client information

My client is a high-growth business based in High Wycombe

Remuneration

£41,000 + Car allowance

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Cast UK is a leading executive consultancy, providing national recruitment solutions to both clients and candidates. Specialising in, HR, Procurement, Buying, Supply Chain, and Logistics, each member of our specialist team has a professional background specific to their recruiting sector. With this unique insight and knowledge, our consultants are able to place individuals from trainee through to main board. For more information on Cast UK or to discuss how we can find talent for your business then please visit www.castuk.com

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