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Senior Trading Merchandiser

ReferenceBBBH16362_408948
RecruiterCast UK Limited
Industry SectorNon-Grocery, Retail
Salary£45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Benefits3% Pension + 5% Bonus
Town/CityNorth Yorkshire
LocationsNorth Yorkshire, Yorkshire & Humber
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesDemand Planning Jobs
Date Posted14 September 2017

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Role Title
Senior Trading Merchandiser
Yorkshire
£ 50k

Role Profile
My client, a leading multi-channel fashion retailer is looking to appoint a Senior Merchandiser to join their growing head office team in Yorkshire. Reporting into the Director of Merchandise and Retail, you will play a key part in establishing systems and merchandising best practises. Joining an ambitious and fast-paced retailer, you will work collaboratively with the Director of Merchandise and Retail to develop on current ideas and processes, bringing new and innovative ideas and ways of working to help drive the business forward. This position will ideally suit a strong merchandiser ready to take the next step up or a senior merchandiser looking for a new challenge. This is a fantastic opportunity to join an already successful online retailer and be part of their exciting journey.

Responsibilities
  • To deliver seasonal product sales, stock and margin across catalogue and web channels in line with budget and agreed in-season reforecast estimates.
  • To manage inventory and terminal stock control, stock availability and SKU count in line with business targets.
  • To develop a markdown plan for mid- season and end of season stocks that achieves the MO/Web KPI targets
  • To provide the business with clarity about product performance through data and analysis to enable effective decision making on daily, weekly and monthly basis
  • To work in collaboration with Retail teams to maximise sales and profit across all channels
  • Propose detailed in season forecast of demand and returns at style colour level and propose re-buys in conjunction with planning team
  • Propose the product mix and discount levels to achieve the markdown plan, working closely with marketing colleagues to maximise response and profitability In conjunction with the Director, be the key contact into 3rd parties with regular face to face updates.
  • Develop strong cross functional relationships with colleagues who have a direct impact on in-season trading e.g. warehouse, marketing, Customer Services
  • Prepare the Monday trade pack & present at meeting and take outputs to follow up and respond
  • Working with the Director, prepare the monthly board trading report in respect of data and analysis in respect of product sales, stock, margin, returns and other relevant KPIs.

Skills & Experience
  • Multi-channel merchandising expertise at Merchandiser level. Ideally has good experience of merchandising own sourced products.
  • Experience of real accountability to senior management for sales, stock and margin including terminal stock
  • Communicate with impact – the possession of strong presentation, public speaking and written communication skills together with excellent verbal articulation and the ability to actively listen
  • Strong commercial acumen – the ability to provide judgement and clarity of thought in a strong commercially driven environment
  • Team player – the ability to influence colleagues across different departments and at all levels of the business to ensure results whilst bringing people along the journey in a collegiate, respectful and united manner
  • Change management – the innate ability to embrace change
  • Innovate – the continuous improvement that comes from looking for ways to experiment and drive new learning, translating the insights into proposals that positively impact on improving business performance
  • Feel for product – the possession of a feeling and instinct for the customer, the product and the changing trends affecting product performance
  • Demonstrate smart but considered risk taking and a strong entrepreneurial spirit
  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • Have integrity, confidence and assertiveness with a positive self-motivated and outgoing personality and be adaptable and flexible when appropriate
  • Non-hierarchical personality – not ego or status driven. Pure is a non-political environment and we work hard to keep it this way
  • Decision maker and problem solver
  • Analytical and results driven

Client information
Our client is a leading multi-channel fashion retailer

Remuneration
£ 50k

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 [link removed]

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