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Assistant Merchandiser (up to 6 months maternity cover)

Location

Welwyn Garden City

The Role

Support the Merchandiser in identifying and delivering the department strategy and KPIs.

Accountabilities

Customer

  • Inputs into the department strategy and what is required to deliver
  • Manages effective Events and Promotions
  • Ensures availability for the Customer
  • Supports the process to ensure the range is focussed and delivers to the customers' >requirements

Operations

  • Provide accurate reports to understand last weeks trade
  • Summarises key drivers for last weeks trade identifies actions to follow
  • Ensures stock is delivered to support the Plan
  • Provides accurate markdown costings
  • Accurately updates the WSSI to reflect current stocks/ sales/ markdown costings
  • Provides analysis to support business decisions
  • Inputs into new ways of working and process

People

  • Works alongside the Assistant Buyer to manage critical path/ supplier relationships
  • Manages Trainee Merchandiser's operational workload
  • Supports effective communication of business information

Finance

  • Has a full awareness of department KPIs

Essential Skills:

  • Minimum 1 year experience at Assistant Merchandiser level gained within fashion / clothing department
  • Degree preferable but not an absolute must
  • Experience of managing TM
  • Excel skills at intermediate level
  • Experience in sales forecasting (WSSI), intake management, markdown proposals, analysis of history for planning purposes eg colour analysis
  • Communication share information / analysis with team, participation in team meetings
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To Apply

To apply please forward you CV and send a covering letter explaining why you are a suitable for the role to jobs@figleaves.com

Please can applicants confirm their eligibility to work in the UK.

For more information please refer to our website www.figleaves.com