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Merchandising Manager

Forward Role has exclusively partnered with a high growth online retailer in the midst of an incredibly exciting journey.

We have already appointed an exceptional Head of Buying & Merchandising and we are now looking for a Merchandising Manager with experience of merchandising and forecasting and excellent Microsoft Excel skills.


  • 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.

Key Skills and Experience:

  • 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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