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Merchandiser

Listing ID: 852270

Merchandiser

Type of Position: Permanent Position
Company / Organisation / Artist Name: I Saw It First
Location: Manchester, North West, UK
Hours: Full Time
Twitter Handle: @
Deadline: Ongoing
Ad Expires In: 4 weeks 7 hours

This role will see you responsible for supporting the merchandising function to ensure that the relevant stakeholders have accurate data which can directly, pro actively and consistently inform decisions relating to maximising profitability and contributing to overall business strategy and growth.

To support the Head of Merchandising to ensure that the buying function is effectively controlled within the agreed business strategy, and that all necessary frameworks, controls and skill sets are in situ to enable the necessary degree of both long term planning and in season trading to maximise business performance.

Tasks, Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Using data to optimise the sales volume and profitability of all designated product areas.
  • Planning of budgets by category, option count, and depth of buy based on the overall business and financial goals of the company.
  • Controls stock levels based on weekly sales and stock intakes (WSSI)
  • Reviews sales forecasts based on performance, and actions re forecasts.
  • Analyses and monitors best and worst sellers and makes informed recommendations for action
  • Recommends promotions and re buys as necessary
  • Monitors and maintains buying margin and gross profit margins as requested.
  • Ensures that best sellers reach their full potential
  • Supplies the Head of Merchandising and buying team with necessary data to enable informed decisions and planning.
  • Is aware of current and emerging best practice within merchandising/buying and makes recommendations to the business through the Merchandising Director as appropriate.
  • Works closely with the Merchandising Director at a strategic level within buying and merchandising and translates strategy to implementation.

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