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Assistant Merchandiser

Posted: 7 Jan 2021 Closes: 21 Jan 2021
Bracknell Campus £29,200.00 - £40,100.00
Permanent & Full-time JLP_ZYmCIUIASTkz


What's the role about?
  • A 6 month fixed term contract/secondment
  • To lead and mentor a team of Merchandise Controllers and Admin Assistants to deliver the effective management, flow and replenishment of stock within agreed parameters
  • To maximise availability
  • Achieve the sales and profit plan
  • Optimize working capital and minimise wastage.
  • To work collaboratively with the Buyer/Merchandiser to create category business plans and commercial assortments that meet agreed targets.
  • Plan and trade c.2,000 lines with a sales value in the region of £18m per annum.
What you'll have:
  • GCSE or equivalent in English and Maths
  • Typically 3 to 5 years Merchandise Controller experience or equivalent.
  • A strong communicator and influencer with experience in managing relationships with suppliers or customers.
  • Commercial awareness of market place, key competitors and customer behaviour.
  • Proven computer skills including Excel.
What else could you bring:
  • Degree level qualification
  • Assistant Merchandiser experience or equivalent
Full details can be found on the attached job description, please save or print a copy for future reference.

Additional Information

We occasionally close vacancies early in the event we receive a high volume of applications. Therefore, we recommend you apply early.

The application form consists of a CV upload, an online test followed by application questions. Please ensure you refresh the page each time you complete a task to ensure you complete everything that you need to in time.

As a business we encourage flexible working. We have a number of different ways to work flexibly, so at your interview feel free to talk about what flexibility means to you. There are no guarantees, however, examples of how our Partners already work flexibly include part-time, job share, home working and compressed hours.

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