Merchandiser / Category Merchandiser

Posted 7 February by Guru Careers

Merchandiser / Category Merchandiser

A Merchandiser / Category Merchandiser is needed to join a global Ecommerce Retailer within their UK Head Office in Chiswick. As a Merchandiser you will play a key role scheduling the right mix of shows to generate maximum impact.

With over 20 years' experience and operations in countries across the globe, this household name Multichannel Retailer employs over 17,000 people worldwide and are ranked as one of the world's top multimedia shopping companies in terms of both viewers and revenue. Continuing to experience exciting levels of growth, they are now seeking a Merchandiser / Category Merchandiser to join the team.

Reporting to the All Channel Merchandising Manager you will assist with developing and defining the department by providing key input into budgets, sales and airtime. As an all-encompassing role expect to lead discussions with commercial teams (discussing strategies, risks, opportunities, budgets etc.), build detailed airtime and sales roadmaps for current and future schedules, liaise closely with Buying and Planning teams, provide ideas and actions based on current performances plus more. In short you will provide the expert merchandising experience that ensures the continuation of a high performing and productive department.

To qualify… You should be a Merchandiser / Category Merchandiser / Advanced Planner or similar with a CV that demonstrates:

  • Strong experience gained within a merchandising / advanced planner role;
  • You are not fazed by sales that circa £50 million (and that you have worked within similar environments in the past);
  • Strong experience in leadership and making commercial decisions;
  • Excellent communication skills;
  • Analytical and numerical skills;
  • Attention to detail.

A degree in a business related field (or similar) is advantageous.

In return the Merchandiser / Category Merchandiser can expect a great working environment with plenty of challenges, opportunities and benefits such as 23 days holiday (increasing to 28 days after 5 years' service), bonus scheme, employee discount, life assurance, medical insurance, season ticket loan, onsite restaurant, health and well-being programme and much more.

Required skills

  • Ecommerce
  • Merchandising
  • Retail
  • Merchandiser
  • Category Merchandiser

Reference: 34416947

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