/ Job ID [9886108]

Assistant Merchandiser, Footwear

Posted 12 days ago

  • Lambeth, Greater London, London
  • Permanent
  • £25,000.00 to £30,000.00 / Per Annum
  • External
  • Expires In 16 days
Purpose of Role
The main purpose of the position is to support the Merchandising team trading the department and planning future ranges. They will have full ownership of allocations and distribution on the department maximising sales potential of all stores and the web. They will also support, develop and train the allocator on the department.
Main Responsibilities
Role Specific
· Support Merchandising team trading the department - full control of forecasting sales, updating and managing linecards, placing repeats and planning markdowns
· Support Merchandising team planning future ranges - full control of forecasting sales and range planning with Buying team in order to maximise sales opportunities
· Produce and analyse daily and weekly reports to support Merchandising team
· Full ownership of all allocations and distribution on department
· Work closely with stores to ensure stock packages maximise sales potential and that stores are not overstocked, focusing particularly on flag ships, German stores, the website and concessions
· Plan options by grade to ensure stores don't get over optioned
· Manage weekly intake on department
· Support, develop and train the allocator to ensure they hit department and individual objectives
· Present figures, provide information and contribute in meetings
· Ad hoc analysis
Branded Only
· Attend supplier meetings
Additional role specific that you may be responsible for
Any other duties that maybe required
Living the Values
· Innovation and energy
· Open to learn and share
· Invest in personal development
· Courage to contribute ideas
· Recognise unique contribution
Additional Responsibilities
Contributing to a safe working environment
Contribute to a safe working environment by being aware of, and adhering to, legislative and health and safety requirements of the workplace
Uphold reputation by being a great ambassador for the brand
Bring ideas to management on how ongoing improvements can be achieved
Development of self and others
Take ownership for own development and participate in a coaching and feedback culture
Achieve agreed company objectives; attend training sessions, team meetings as requested
· Minimum 18 months experience working in Merchandising working in a retail Head Office
Excellent numerical and analytical skills
Advanced level Excel skills
Commercial and Strategic
Dynamic and proactive
Good communication skills
Team working skills
Able to work in a faced paced environment
Good leadership skills
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