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Merchandiser - Mens footwear, accessories, nightwear
Manchester

Job reference: 003682

Closing date: 26/02/2021

Salary: Up to £33,000 per annum

Department: Merchandising

Hours per week: 36.17

It’s fast and furious here at times, but this just means something new and exciting is always on the way. So, if you collaborate, think on your feet, embrace innovation and love rising to a challenge, then our Internal Audit Lead may be the role for you. Working with us will have a serious impact on the business, your career and our customers’ lives; you’ll understand why we’re proud to be N Brown.

Merchandiser- Men’s footwear, accessories and Nightwear

The Merchandiser reports to a Head of Merchandising, working together to deliver the product strategy by having the right stock in the right place at the right time. The aim is to maximise commercial opportunities through the effective management of inventory, driving demand and service through improved availability and forecasting and reducing markdown to maximise profit.


What you’ll be responsible for as a Merchandiser:

  • Present weekly trade info within Division and generate performance data for promo activity
  • Working with the buying team to build the most commercial range possible to meet and exceed both budget targets and customer expectations using Range Plan & Framework
  • Maximise in season trading opportunities to ensure optimum profitability, working closely with the Buying Teams.
  • Own the critical path to ensure that ranges are built and orders raised to meet all required launch dates
  • Using the WSSI, monitor our forward trading plans and commitment to ensure optimum stock levels are met and OTB maximised
  • Own department production & fabric plans and ensure communicated to suppliers
  • Cascade and communicate the relevant analysis and data to the team to ensure they deliver optimum availability and service levels
  • To recruit, performance manage, train, develop and motivate a team to ensure that the business and brand objectives are met


What you will need to succeed as Merchandiser:

  • Degree or equivalent work-experience
  • Ability to demonstrate the skills and competencies required for role
  • Strong data and analytical skills
  • Able to work collaboratively across the product and marketing teams
  • Able to work under pressure to react to changing commercial and seasonal requirements
  • Driven & motivated
  • Retail experience preferred

In return for your hard-work and commitment, you’ll receive fantastic training and a competitive benefits package.

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 JD Williams


 

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