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Assistant Merchandiser - London

Job Function:
Merchandising
Location:
London
Job Type:
Permanent

Rewarding, visionary and fast paced – our Merchandising Department are looking for an Assistant Merchandiser to join our passionate, agile and creative team in London at our new Debenhams brand. If your creative eye is seeking a new career within an ever changing environment, then why not evolve with us! Our unique test and repeat model makes us stand apart and allows us to react fast when bringing the product to market! Show us who you are and help us on the way to be the best trend setters of our global generation.

Job Summary:

  • 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 place to enable the necessary degree of both long term planning and in season trading to maximise business performance.

Tasks, Duties & Responsibilities:

  • 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.

What you’ll get:

  • Competitive salary based on experience
  • Bonus
  • SAYE share buying options
  • Pension
  • 40% discount on all boohoo group stock
  • Subsidised restaurant
  • The opportunity to work in a company that encourages engagement and growth!

The Company is committed to equality of opportunity for all applicants including those with criminal convictions. Basic Disclosure Information about criminal convictions will be requested to assist the selection process and will be taken into account only when the conviction is considered relevant to the position. A copy of this disclosure policy is available on request.