Junior Merchandiser - 6-12 Month Fixed Term Contract

  • Job Reference: JS4157
  • Date Posted: 15 February 2018
  • Location: Cardiff
  • Salary: On Application
  • Bonus/Benefits: Competitive salary
  • Sector: Merchandising
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Joanne Stratton
  • Email: joannes@uandirecruitment.co.uk

Job Description

Our client is an established high street retailer who is well regarded for delivery great value women’s fashion, menswear and children’s clothing. They are currently looking for a Junior Merchandiser to join their team on a fixed term maternity contract.

Junior Merchandiser - The Role:

  • Responsible for providing support to the merchandiser and work alongside the buying team to ensure a balanced product range that will satisfy the customer, store requirements and achieve the department strategy. 
  • Accurately monitor the deliveries of stocks, raise orders, key markdowns and sales forecasts appropriately through continuous development and as required in line with internal systems, processes and commercial requirements on a timely basis.                
  • Accurately analyse and present weekly sales reports to interpret department performance against forecast, budget and last year, whilst providing rationale and explanation of reasons for current and future performance.    
  • To ensure that stock is allocated correctly and updating upon any issues. 
  • To present SLA and WSSI information as required.
  • To discuss and chase queries regarding status of orders
  • To understand and accurately produce and analyse
  • Takes responsibility for ensuring that all documentation and systems are maintained and kept accurately up to date with the required information at all times.
  • Working to the critical path

Junior Merchandiser - The Candidate:

  • Numerical skills
  • Highly motivated can do attitude
  • Advanced user of Microsoft excel   
  • Problem solving and analytical skills 
  • Excellent communication skills both verbally and in writing
  • Effective influencing and negotiating skills
  • Excellent planning and organising skills
  • Effective decision making skills
  • Effective team player

Junior Merchandiser - The Package: 

  • Competitive, dependant on experience 

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