JOB TITLE: Merchandiser


Industry : Commercial & Finance Job Location : Cardiff
Job Reference : 9116AH Job Category : Retail
Employment Type : Permanent Posted : 08/11/2012
 
Salary & Benefits : £50000 - £60000 per annum
 
Experience Required : See Job Description
 
Education Required : See Job Description



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Job Summary

Job Title:Merchandiser Location:Cardiff Salary:£50k - £60k (dependent upon experience) The Role Bluefire Consulting are recruiting for a Merchandiser to help develop, plan and deliver a commercially focused clothing range for a large retail organisation based in Cardiff.


Job Description

Job Title:Merchandiser
Location:Cardiff
Salary:£50k - £60k (dependent upon experience)

The Role
Bluefire Consulting are recruiting for a Merchandiser to help develop, plan and deliver a commercially focused clothing range for a large retail organisation based in Cardiff.
As part of this forward thinking, dynamic team you will be responsible for:
*creating a relevant vision which encompasses strategy, budget and product
*developing departmental sales, stock, intake plans, profit and markdown to monitor performance
*ensuring the product mixes and price architecture are correct
*working closely with the Head of Merchandising to devise a department strategy
*overseeing departmental KPIs within season ensuring markdown and buying in margin are controlled
*managing the supply base
*reviewing staff performance and training requirements

The Candidate
A successful Merchandiser candidate must be able to demonstrate at least 5 years experience within merchandising and at least 1 year trading in your own department with extensive knowledge of all related processes. A background working for a high street fashion retailer or a degree qualification (or equivalent) in fashion, merchandising, buying or finance would be viewed as highly desirable and candidates should possess strong communication skills, commercial acumen and an excellent knowledge of Microsoft Excel.

The Company
Our client is a well established retail organisation with a strong presence across the UK and abroad. From the 1990's its emphasis has been on fashion, including collaborations with leading designers, which has helped to propel the brand to even greater success in today's market. Following a buy out earlier this year the company has became part of a much larger retail group and can now rely on that backing to enable continued growth.

Bluefire Consulting are an employment agency working on behalf of our client.

Reference: 9116AH


Job Keywords

merchandiser fashion clothing retail suppliers range Cardiff



Bluefire Consulting is an equal opportunities Employment Business/Agency specialising in Retail recruitment on a UK wide basis.

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