We are looking for a Head of Menswear Merchandising to join our Merchandising team based at our Central London Head Office on a full-time, fixed term contract. In return you will receive a competitive salary and excellent benefits!
As our Head of Menswear Merchandising, you will report into the Trading Director and be responsible for developing and implementing planning and trading strategies which support Reiss’ position as a global multi-channel brand. You will Achieve this by managing an effective team who deliver commercial stock levels and differentiated packages whilst maximising brand profit and image.
Responsibilities of our Head of Menswear Merchandising will include:
- Lead and support the menswear merchandising team
- Responsible for global store channel planning and trading
- Work closely with the Head of Buying to create the seasonal product strategy and deliver a balanced range for all channels, including UK retail, International and concessions
- Manage the critical path within menswear merchandising to ensure all key dates are achieved
- Optimising the buy through analysis and working alongside our branch function to ensure allocation strategy is implemented
- Leading weekly trading meetings, bi weekly forecast reviews, seasonal buys and markdown planning
- Provide annual sales, stock and profit forecasting for finance
- Communicate departmental planning, trading and overall strategy
- Drive and communicate the menswear agenda to the wider business
- Manage trading of stock across channels as required to achieve maximum FP sell through in season
Our Head of Menswear Merchandising will have the following skills and experiences:
- Ideally have experience as a Merchandise Manager with a multi-channel background
- An experienced and natural leader who builds, develops and retains an effective team
- Used to working in a brand focused environment
- Highly commercial with the ability to analyse information and make positive recommendations to drive profit
- Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
- Enthusiastic and passionate
If you think you have the skills and experience required to start your story as our Head of Menswear Merchandising, don’t miss out - apply now!