Ecommerce Assistant Merchandiser

Posted 16 May by Michael Page Fashion
  • Review & analysis previous season sales analysis by size at fit level and propose the future strategy for sizing for the relevant fit & product category.
  • Assist the merchandiser with range building by providing analysis and proposals on; planned ROS, brand, fit, colour, design and pricing.

Client Details

A leading fashion business in Leeds. The company are going from strength to strength and as a result of internal progression are seeking to add to their Merchandising team. The business has been around for more than 80 years and are known for their British Heritage.

Description

  • Review & analysis previous season sales analysis by size at fit level and propose the future strategy for sizing for the relevant fit & product category.
  • Produce par planners for each individual line dependant on the end use of the line.
  • Assist the merchandiser with range building by providing analysis and proposals on; planned ROS, brand, fit, colour, design and pricing.
  • Produce size scales for seasonal stock buys inline with critical path and ensure uploaded correctly on the buying minute
  • Review core size availability on a weekly basis to maintain 95% availability. Propose actions required to the merchandiser in weekly trade and re scale where possible, ensure any agreements are actioned.
  • Review & reforecast core line cards on a weekly basis based on current performance. Propose any actions required in weekly trade to merchandiser on re-groups, par adjustments, phasing current commitment or any additional buys required.
  • Review best sellers report on a weekly basis at line level. Propose any actions required to merchandiser in weekly trade on best/worst sellers; Regroups, distribution, intake & markdown proposals.
  • Intake, working closely with Merchandiser to review weekly delivery schedule and critical path manage intake into the business. Raising any concerns to buyer/merchandiser which will impact; product launches, promotional activity or over stock.

Liaise with suppliers & warehouse to ensure priority stock is on time and put away as soon as possible.

  • Work closely with retail team to address any store stock issues and action accordingly
  • WSSI maintenance; ensure OTB is updated on a weekly basis, intake is in the correct week & have an understand of closing stock targets of store group and YOY stock variance.
  • Identify any overstock issues to merchandiser with proposal on how to reduce surplus stock and increase sell through.
  • Maintain range plans to ensure all information is correct and intake is in the correct week.
  • Ad Hoc reporting to support buying & merchandising.
  • Strong understanding of competitors and their promotional activity.
  • General office / departmental duties.
  • Support MAA duties in their absence
  • Stock availability
  • WSSI maintenance
  • If applicable to your department, support the departmental MAA with daily tasks and training.

Profile

  • Relevant skills working within a B&M office - buying cycle, critical paths and stock management
  • Creative flair
  • Keen follower of the menswear market & trends
  • Strong housekeeping and organisational skills
  • Effective communicator
  • Ability to work on own initiative
  • Team player
  • Good visual presentation skills
  • Time management skills
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Self-motivated
  • General IT literacy
  • Strong Microsoft Excel Skills
  • Microsoft Outlook
  • Microsoft Word
  • Microsoft PowerPoint

Job Offer

Close to transport links

Progression Opportunities

Staff Discount

Required skills

  • Assistant Merchandiser
  • Merchandise Assistant

Reference: 37997650

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