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Interim Merchandiser

We are working exclusively with a high growth online retailer in the midst of an incredibly exciting journey of growth. This is an interim role, for around 3-6 months.

You will report into a fantastic Head of Buying & Merchandising and will ensure the buying function is effectively controlled within the agreed business strategy, and that all necessary frameworks, controls and skill sets are in situ to enable the necessary degree of both long-term planning and in season trading to maximise business performance.

Remote working with links to Manchester office.

About the role:

  • Plan, control and manage stock levels of a designated design portfolio, to meet the stock requirements of the business while maximising sales.

  • Oversee departmental KPI's and mentor team in achieving targets.

  • Proactive issue resolution with internal stakeholders.

  • Forecast sales trends using modern analysis techniques and creative thinking.

  • Create, amend and critically appraise internal and external reports.

About the role:

  • Previous experience in a similar Merchandiser/Merchandising Manager role.

  • Strong Microsoft Excel skills and relevant experience.

  • Analytically minded with good common sense.

  • Understanding of ERP systems.

  • Understanding of private label and 3rd party products

  • Can-do attitude

As an industry leading, nationwide Marketing, Digital, Analytics, IT and Design recruitment agency, we are continually receiving new assignments to work on, so keep a close eye on our website, Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter pages for a full list of current permanent and interim opportunities as well as marketplace news and fun stuff.
Forward Role is operating as an employment agency.

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