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Merchandiser - Karen Millen

Job Function:
Merchandising
Location:
London
Job Type:
Permanent

Due to our continuing growth, we are now looking for an experienced Merchandiser to join our passionate, agile and creative team in Manchester.

 

At boohoo.com our growth is unmatched, our speed unrivalled, and our future is bright. Since our creation in 2006 we have won awards, achieved treble digit growth each year, and we have much, much more to come. We're on a journey that will take us to new and exciting places in the very near future and we want to take the best people with us.

 

Job Summary:

  • To support the merchandising function for the business in order to ensure that all relevant stakeholders have accurate data which can directly, proactively and consistently inform decisions relating to maximising profitability and contributing to overall business strategy and growth.
  • To support the Head of Merchandising to ensure that 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.

 

Tasks, Duties & Responsibilities: Financial

  • Using data to optimise the sales volume and profitability of all designated product areas.
  • Supporting planning 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.
  • Analyses and monitors best and worst sellers and makes informed recommendations for action
  • Recommends promotions and re buys as necessary
  • Monitors and maintains buying margin and gross profit margins as requested.
  • Ensures that best sellers reach their full potential
  • Supplies the Head of Merchandising and buying team with necessary data to enable informed decisions and planning.

 

Processes and department development

 

  • Is aware of current and emerging best practice within merchandising/buying and makes recommendations to the business via Head of Merchandising as appropriate.

 

As a Merchandiser you should be highly motivated, with technical flair, excellent communication skills and a can-do attitude.