We are currently recruiting for a Merchandiser on a 9 month fix term contract, to report into our Head of Womenswear Merchandising and provide support to the Merchandising Department, based in Picton Place, London. In return you will receive a competitive salary and excellent benefits!
As our Womenswear Merchandiser you will be responsible for planning and trading the department to maximise sales and profit. Driven through effective strategies, management of OTB, range building and trading for a multi channel global brand. You will manage the Assistant Merchandisers and Merchandising Admin Assistants and work closely with buying, production, ecommerce, branch and the franchise merchandising teams.
Responsibilities of our Womenswear Merchandiser will include:
- Set Department strategies, working with design, buying and production
- Plan future range considering past, present and future trade, employing wider market factors and business strategies
- Own department plans in line with financial budgets
- Own WSSI, highlighting risk and opportunity
- Ability to lead and refocus the wider production, buying and merch teams
- Develop and manage a high performing team
- Deliver a balanced and correctly phased assortment.
- Own global line detail by product category, managing range editing and otb balance
- Manage an efficient and on time critical path, ensuring all dates are met
- Develop and manage cross business relationships
Our Womenswear Merchandiser will have the following skills and experience:
- Product focused with a passion for delivering a stylish, new, profitable global range
- Proven ability to drive profit and manage all KPIs
- Proactively sets goals and manages multiple priorities, keeping management informed
- Thrives working in a fast paced, multi tasking environment
- Forward thinking, recognises longer term priorities for the team and department, following actions and projects through to completion
- Demonstrates initiative, self-motivation and ownership
If you think you have the skills and experience required to start your story as our Womenswear Merchandiser, don’t miss out - apply now!