Merchandising Admin Assistant

Company Name Cast UK Limited (view profile)
Location Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
Date Posted April 23, 2019
Category Merchandising & Allocation
Job Type Full-time

Description

Role Title
Merchandising Admin Assistant
Greater Manchester

Role Profile
Our client, a leading fashion retailer based in Greater Manchester, is looking to appoint several Merchandising Assistants to join their growing head office team. Working on a specific department you will play a key part in maximising commercial opportunities on product categories across all retail channels. This position will ideally suit a graduate with a degree in a subject such as Economics, Mathematics, Statistics, Business Studies or Buying & Merchandising. This is a fantastic opportunity for a bright, analytical and driven graduate to join a fast-paced and growing retail business that can offer development opportunities.

Responsibilities

* Preparing weekly reports for trade meetings
* Reporting and analysis
* Updating the system with ETA / availability from suppliers
* Liaising with the warehouse re. delivery dates
* Adjusting prices on the system
* Ensuring all products arriving in the warehouse have the correct Cost and Retail prices and that the margins reflect correctly
* Managing line cards in conjunction with the Merchandiser
* Reconciling supplier order books

Skills, Experience & Personal Attributes

* A relevant degree (Business Studies, Economics, Mathematics, Buying & Merchandising etc.)
* A good level of IT ability, specifically Microsoft Office / Excel
* Strong numerical skills
* Highly organised with the ability to manage multiple tasks, hit deadlines and prioritise workload
* Attention to detail
* Hardworking, proactive and driven
* Passionate about product, the market and brand awareness
* Excellent communication skills
* Commercial mindset

Client information
Our client is a leading fashion retailer based in Greater Manchester

About Cast UK
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 and a complete list of all of our current vacancies, please visit www.castuk.com

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