Assistant Merchandiser

  • Job Reference: JS4285
  • Date Posted: 18 September 2018
  • Recruiter: u&i Recruitment Ltd
  • Location: London
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Merchandising
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Joanne Stratton
  • Email: info@uandirecruitment.co.uk

Job Description

The Company

Our client is a fashion business based in South West London.  They are currently looking for a Assistant Merchandiser to join their team.

Assistant Merchandiser - The role:

  • To competently plan and organise workload to ensure administrative tasks are completed accurately and on time
  • Takes responsibility to proactively communicate to the team any identified issues so that so that resolutions can be prompt, to achieve the required deadlines or critical dates.
  • Takes ownership to ensure all documentation and systems are maintained and kept accurately up to date with the required information. 
  • Develop knowledge and understanding of all internal systems and processes and possess effective skills within Microsoft Excel and Office. 
  • Work with the Merchandiser to develop understanding of various order requirements, including delivery methods and sizing analysis, ensuring accuracy of data input onto the systems 
  • Takes responsibility for stock intake into the business by proactively liaising with suppliers and providing timely communication of any changes to merchandiser and team. 
  • Proactively participates in the critical path meeting with the team by utilising knowledge of order status to identify any issues and opportunities. 
  • Undertake analysis of weekly sales reports to interpret and present back department performance and to identify Best and Worst selling products 
  • Continually review, and update product line cards to ensure Merchandiser is kept informed of current sales and stock levels, proposing appropriate action to support for future trading performance. 
  • Produce and interpret daily sales information accurately and communicate this back commercially to the team.  

Assistant Merchandiser - The Candidate:

  • Numerical skills must be excellent
  • Highly motivated can do attitude
  • Problem solving and analytical skills 
  • Proficient Microsoft Office skills especially Excel.

Assistant Merchandiser - The package: 

- Competitive, dependant on experience 

Due to the anticipated interest in this role only short listed candidates will be contacted.