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Merchandise Administrator

Posted 8 March by Adecco UK Limited Easy Apply Ended
Adecco are looking for an experienced Merchandise Administrator to work within a well known company based in Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire. This is a temporary role for a minimum of 3 months with the chance of Extension. You will be working 36 hours a week Monday -Friday 9am-5pm, No weekend work required

We want our customers to be inspired and whatever they are looking for, we're finding bigger and better ways to provide it.

Everything is underpinned by our continuous drive for the best tools and technology to deliver our vision. We're driving innovation and transforming our Technology to become the world's leading retailer.

We need people who share our ambition to deliver for our customers; Passionate and confident people willing to take the initiative and drive us forwards. In return we offer excitement, a great team, an excellent benefit package, and significant career development opportunities.

Joining us means playing a part in defining; building and launching an ambitious roadmap of digital products that could affect the lives of millions of people over the years to come.

If that sounds exciting then we'd love to hear from you.

The GM Home Commercial Product Team is a team of product designers, customer insight and strategy analysts, trade planning, buying and merchandising teams.
Whilst working extremely closely with the buying team, merchandising is about planning and developing a strategy to enable the company to sell a range of products that delivers the sales and profit targets, whilst managing stock levels in line with targets. It's often explained as getting the right product, in the right place, at the right time, with the right quantities at the right price.

The Role - Merchandise Administrator

Whilst specific responsibilities will be dependent upon the changing needs of the business, the following provides an overview of the role's key responsibilities and measures:

*Assists the AMP in liaising with the suppliers and Sourcing to ensure Launch and Event dates are met; updating launch trackers.
*Keeping the range in stock and available throughout the season whilst working to OTB and stock targets.
*Navigates the reporting systems, producing and gathering data analysis accurately and highlighting issues under guidance from AMP/MPM
*Accurately completes and distributes weekly trade analysis under guidance from AMP/MPM
*Works collaboratively with Store Stock Planning and supply chain teams to ensure the right stock is in the right stores at the right time.
*Takes responsibility for planning and prioritising daily/ weekly tasks to achieve deadlines, highlighting concerns to AMP/MPM
*Ad hoc duties are also an essential daily part of the Merchandise Administrator role as you are providing full administrative support to the Merchandising team.
*This role will best suit an individual who enjoys working as part of a team, is well organised, pragmatic and a lateral thinker with an inquisitive mind who is motivated to make change for the better and, most importantly, puts our customers first.

Key Skills and Experience

You'll need to have demonstrated experience of:

*Analysing and interpreting data, identify trends and potential risks and opportunities.
*Shows good understanding of basic mathematics.
*Has a good understanding of the Critical Path and the key steps it contains
*Demonstrates a good working knowledge of MS Office, particularly Excel.
*Is able to communicate clearly and concisely; knowing the key stakeholders
*Commercial awareness - Knows our customer profiles and who our key competitors are.
*Resilience under pressure - fast paced environment and having to think on your feet whilst hitting deadlines.


*Flexibility, ability to plan and organise, responsiveness, creativity, self-starter
*Able to build solid working relationships with peers and senior leadership
*Ability to demonstrate strong written, verbal communication and presentation skills to all levels of seniority and disciplines within the organisation.

Adecco is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy. The Adecco Group UK & Ireland is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

Reference: 34638091

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