Assistant Merchandiser

Recruiter
Missguided
Location
Manchester
Salary
Competitive
Posted
31 May 2019
Closes
20 Jun 2019
Ref
1161135751
Missguided is not only one of the fastest growing online ladies fashion retailers, but one of the fastest growing companies in the UK. We have just moved into new, state of the art premises as we look to increase our turnover to £1bn in the next 5 years and we are looking for people who have the drive and ambition to help us achieve this goal to join our team at this exciting time. We are looking for an exceptional product focused Assistant Merchandiser to work with our current team to help Missguided develop and expand further. Our ideal Assistant Merchandiser is someone who can add new ideas, experience, energy and enthusiasm into the mix. The successful candidate will need to enjoy and thrive from working in a fast-paced environment and work well under pressure. Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities: As an assistant merchandiser at Missguided you will provide crucial support to our product focused Merchandising Team, enabling the effective management of stock and maximisation of profit. As an Assistant Merchandiser you will work in conjunction with our buying team and be responsible for daily trading performance, sales performance, stock management and the development of a Trainee Merchandiser. Our Assistant Merchandisers are commercially savvy, product focused, dynamic and play a crucial part in the Missguided Product Lifecycle. Specific Responsibilities and Accountabilities: Stock Management and Monitoring - ? Manage intake and critical path. ? Daily and weekly analysis of product performance. ? Manage core and key seasonal products, repeat buys and availability. ? Manage communication cross functionally. ? Markdown management and Promotional Product proposal. Analysis and Administration - ? Range Plan updating and accuracy. ? Support Merchandising and Buying with adhoc tasks and reports as required. ? Responsible for identifying and resolving data inaccuracies. ? Provide full departmental seasonal/phase analysis to support Range Building process. ? Understand the Range building process and have responsibility from start to end. WSSI's - ? Full understanding, maintenance and management of own WSSI. ? Identify OTB, Overstocks and recommend appropriate action. ? Reforecasting, analysing of WSSI & communicating changes / findings to Buying. ? Responsible for departmental WSSI meetings. Support and Development - ? Take responsibility for own development. ? Assist with Training and development of Trainee Merchandisers and new Assistant Merchandisers. ? Deputise in Merchandisers absence. ? Identify best practice and ways of working. ? Suggest improvements to processes and procedures. ? Excellent communication skills. Skills, Experience and Qualifications: ? Analytical skills - Comfortable working with and deriving insight from data. ? Communication skills - Confident communicator able to build relationships. ? Strong computer literacy - Skilled excel user with confidence to manipulate data and knowledge of nested formulae & pivot tables. ? Commercial awareness - Knowledge of wider marketplace and context of broader business. ? Previous experience in merchandising What We Will Give You: A competitive salary Pension (that we contribute to as well) 25 days holiday (plus bank holidays) Staff discount (Missguided/Mennace) Company bonus Wanna (internal engagement hub with access to retail discounts) Death in service benefits State of the art building, fun working environment, Spacious desk areas, caf?, kitchen areas and quiet spaces where you can plug in and work in peace Sample Sales, Missguided Moments (competitions, parties & giveaways). This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/86603143

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