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Merchandise Administrator

Posted 29 January by Homebase
Work from home
Salary icon £22,000 - £28,000 per annum
Location icon Winterhill , Buckinghamshire

Over the next 12 months, Homebase will be introducing several exciting, new ranges! Because of this, we are expanding a number of teams across our head office: including our commercial team who are seeking Merchandising Administrator/Assistant to join us on a full-time, permanent basis. 

Working hours: 35 hours per week, Monday - Friday (8am - 4pm, OR 9am - 5pm) - flexible working arrangements, may be available, depending upon individual circumstances. 

Location: Milton Keynes, however, we operate a flexible policy which means that you decide what works best for you! If that means working from home, then work from home. If you prefer to work in an office then you're welcome to work from the office. For this particular role, we ask that you be available to visit our Milton Keynes, Store Support Centre for 2 days per week (Tuesday & Wednesday) - this may increase to 3/4 days per week for short periods in the run-up to our peak season.

Salary: £22,000 - £28,000 (depending upon experience) plus bonus earning potential. 

Homebase currently has an exciting opportunity for a Merchandise Assistant/Administrator to join our team. This is a fast-paced and competitive position and you will be responsible for supporting the Merchandiser with the planning and delivery of the range. This role provides the opportunity to directly contribute to the success of the business.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Providing supplier forecasts
  • Flowing stock into DC in line with budget and fulfilling sales/demand at line level
  • Work with suppliers on delivery performance
  • Placing orders accurately at agreed cost levels within stock budget parameters
  • Working closely with the Merchandiser & Buying team to deliver the category KPIs (sales & margin, in-store availability, stock vs budget, DC availability)
  • Supporting the end-to-end stock flow
  • Updating and maintenance of the WSSI

About You:

  • Natural problem solver with an efficient and methodical approach to work.
  • Analytical and numerate with attention to detail and great Excel and Microsoft skills.
  • Able to build strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • Ability to manage fast-changing priorities
  • Ability to prioritise workload and manage time effectively to meet strict deadlines

What can we offer you in return? 

Making your pay go further

  • 20% team member discount for Homebase and Bathstore when shopping in-store and online, available from your very first day with us
  • We’ll allow you to enhance your pay through our fantastic, discretionary bonus plan
  • Our Hapi To Be Home wellbeing portal helps you save money on everything from your weekly food shop to a fun night out with friends and family

Supporting your wellbeing

  • Holiday starting from 24 days plus bank holidays, rising with service
  • You’ll have access to Health Care Cash Plans so you can claim money back for your everyday health, including, optical and dental care
  • You’ll have 24/7 advice and information on any health concerns through the Bupa Anytime Healthline
  • Our Team Member Assistance Program offers a suite of tools to support a healthier and happier life, including access to our 24-hour confidential helpline and access to the ‘My Healthy Advantage Wellbeing App’

Always growing together

  • We'll offer you learning and development opportunities to give you the tools to do your job and there is also the opportunity to earn recognised qualifications from City and Guilds and to gain apprenticeship qualifications to enhance/develop you in your role or career with us
  • Our monthly Lunch and Learn sessions will help you grow with talks from external and internal speakers

Sounds like a team you’d like to be part of? Click 'Apply'

What we hope you will do next

Please complete our short application process by clicking apply now.

Homebase operates as an equal opportunities employer and we welcome all applications regardless of gender, marital status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, race, colour, ethnic origin, nationality, religion or beliefs, disability, age, political opinions, or trade union membership

Reference: 52024625

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