We are currently looking for an established Junior Merchandiser to join our Menswear team here at White Stuff. You will ultimately be responsible for supporting with planning and trading for Menswear; thinking innovatively and commercially to maximise sales and profit, and to minimise markdown. Keeping our brand and customer in mind, you will contribute to the planning and trading strategy of your department.
WHAT YOU’LL BE DOING
Responsible for department plans, sales, space, margin and providing detailed category and options plans to the Buying team
Plan and forecast category WSSI’s, managing OTB, markdown and terminal stock
Manage & Lead critical path process to ensure launch availability targets are met
Range plan the season with Buying, ensuring all financial KPI’s are met.
Presenting to HOF’s in Range planning and Product buy meetings.
Weekly trade reporting to HOF’s as well as team, highlighting any trading decisions for sign off.
Contribute and work collaboratively with Web team, Marketing and Retail
Lead and manage MAA
WHAT YOU’LL NEED TO HAVE
Previous work experience preferably in a retail or online merchandising environment as a strong Assistant Merchandiser or an established Junior Merchandiser.
Experience managing & Leading critical path process to ensure launch availability targets are met
Capability to manage own workload and confidence in liaising at all levels of the business
Ability to work autonomously and make commercial decisions at pace
Good understanding of systems and procedures
Ability to build cross functional relationships
Excellent written and verbal communication essential
Excellent PC skills, including MS office, Excel (intermediate to advanced).
You should be keen to progress your career in a growing company