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Assistant Merchandiser (Senior) - Branded Lingerie (Fixed-term)
Manchester

Job reference: 004186

Closing date: 13/08/2021

Salary: Competitive Salary (DOE) plus excellent benefits

Department: Merchandising

Hours per week: Full-time

Here at N Brown, we are looking for an Assistant Merchandiser to join the team! 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 Womenswear Assistant Merchandiser (Senior)

  • Present weekly trade information within the division and generate performance data for promotional activity 
  • Re-forecast, manage, buy and cancel product where required 
  • Review the WSSI in season and make recommendations to Merchandisers and Senior Merchandisers to maximise trading opportunities 
  • Support the Merchandiser/Senior in departmental control of markdown spend 
  • Identify patterns and implement action plans to minimise risks in TF Management. 
  • Produce analysis to support future range planning 
  • Prepare and present corrective action plans to clear and maintain dormancy levels. 
  • Pre-empt future problems using supplier knowledge, shipping info and liaison with CSO and warehouses 
  • Calculate colour/size ratio breakdowns considering MOQs and lead times to ensure the appropriate levels of availability always 
  • Working with the buying team to build the most commercial range possible to meet and exceed both budget targets and customer expectations. 
  • Support the execution of PARETO ranking 
  • Using range plans/framework collate information for strategy, range control and sign-off meetings 
  • Maintain an action plan to address missed or potential missed dates on the critical path 
  • Assist in department production and fabric planning 
  • Work with suppliers to ensure communication of updates to the production/fabric plans Support/communicate with Partnership Team 

​​​​​​​What you will need to succeed as an Assistant Merchandiser (Senior): 

  • Relevant degree in fashion or the ability to demonstrate the required level of skills through work-experience 
  • Excellent administrative, communication and organisation skills 
  • A keen interest in fashion and customer first 
  • Driven & motivated 
  • Retail experience essential ​​​​​​​


 

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