Merchandiser - Jewellery & Beauty

Job Reference : NRD-MAN-MER-01734
Closing Date : 27/04/2018
Salary : Up to £35,000 plus excellent benefits
Department : Merchandising
Hours Per week : 36.17

N Brown Group is the home of a trusted family of brands including JD Williams, Simply Be and Jacamo. Trading in the heart of Manchester for over 150 years, our vision is to become the universally loved experts in fashion that fits by helping our customers’ look and feel amazing. As we continue to invest in our goal of becoming a leading digital retailer there’s never been a better time to join us.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Merchandiser on our Jewellery & Beauty team. The Merchandiser will work closely with the Head of Merchandising to deliver product strategy and maximise commercial opportunities for their department.

 

What you’ll be responsible for as a Merchandiser:

  • Working closely with the buying team to build a commercial range.
  • Developing detailed range plans with appropriate product phasing to ensure availability is maximised and to minimise terminal stock.
  • Monitoring range plans and trading plans to ensure optimum stock levels are achieved and OTB is maximised at all times.
  • Maximising in-season trading opportunities to ensure optimum trading and profitability. Reacting to trading activity suggesting markdowns and promotions where appropriate.
  • Working closely with other departments in the business, Buying, Marketing, Product Coordination, Quality Assurance. Maintaining a collaborative approach to work and ensuring that all ranges and promotions are in line with business strategy and aligned with brand values.
  • Performing detailed analysis and reporting at yearly, seasonal, weekly level by department, category, line and attribute. Identifying sales patterns and potential trading opportunities.
  • Recruiting, training and motivating a team to ensure that business and brand objectives are met.

 

What you will need to succeed as a Merchandiser:

 

  • It is desirable for you to have worked within health, beauty, cosmetics or fragrance and or Jewellery.
  • Experience of managing and developing a team
  • Experience planning and trading your own department, including forecasting, strategy planning and OTB management responsibilities.
  • Advanced Excel skills (Vlookup, Pivot Table, IF), and high level proficiency with other Microsoft Office programs.
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to work cross-functionally.
  • Strong commercial awareness and the ability to react appropriately to in-season trading.
  • Enthusiasm and determination.
  • Management and leadership experience.

 

In return for your hard-work and commitment, you’ll receive fantastic training as well exciting development opportunities and a competitive salary and benefits package. The health & Beauty department is one with consideriable focus and planned growth so it is an exciting time to join this dynamic team.

 

Employees in our business may have access to our customers’ personal data therefore for a number of our roles, offers of employment are subject to a satisfactory criminal record check.

 

Having a criminal record will not necessarily prevent an individual from obtaining a position with N Brown Group.

 

 

This position is now closed. We are no longer accepting applications for this position.