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One of Manchester’s biggest fast fashion brands are looking for a Merchandiser to ensure the merchandising functions for the business are in order and all applicable stakeholders have the correct data which can dependably make judgements relating to profitability and contributing to overall business strategy and growth. As the merchandiser you will also be responsible for supporting the Head of Merchandising to ensure that the buying function is effectively controlled within the agreed business strategy.

Some of the main responsibilities will be as follows:

  • Observing data to enhance sales volume and productivity of all product areas
  • Backup preparation of budgets by category, option count, and depth of buy based on the overall business and financial goals of the company
  • Controls stock levels based on weekly sales and stock intakes (WSSI)
  • Reviews sales forecasts based on performance, and actions re forecasts
  • Scrutinizes and monitors good and bad sellers and make sanctions for action
  • Recommend what promotions you deem necessary as well as rebuys
  • Maintain buying margin and gross profit margins as requested
  • Make sure that the bestselling products reach their full potential
  • Contact the Head of Merchandising and buying team and supply them with the data to enable informed decisions and planning

Some of the benefits include

  • Up to 75%  discount
  • Free lunches served daily
  • On-site gym
  • Flexible working hours
  • Share Option Scheme
  • Life Assurance

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Forward Role is operating as an employment agency.

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