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Merchandiser

  • Location

    Malta

  • Sector:

    Retail

  • Salary:

    €20,000 - €25,000

  • Contact:

    Justina Zammit

  • Job Reference:

    7517

  • Published:

    13 days ago

  • Expiry:

    2021-02-28

  • Client Details:

    Castille

  • Consultant:

    Justina Zammit

A retailer and distributor of very well known brands is currently looking to recruit a Merchandiser to join its team 

Job Description 
  • Work closely with Buying and Planning to deliver the best range for customers and stores through respective analysis
  • Release Orders to relevant stakeholders (brands) within deadlines
  • Support the management of the use of WSSI to deliver accurate weekly plans/forecasts/stocks, ensuring that OTB and MD are controlled and flexed to deliver terminal stock targets
  • Ensure that replenishment, newness, and that the correct options are delivered at the right time
  • Monitor flow of initial allocation as well as reorders to stores by classification and by style
  • Execute Inter-Store Transfers
  • Create and update store\article sizing
  • Analyse bestsellers for gender/store, providing business analysis and reports
  • Review and adjust merchandise distribution plans based on current trends, store performance
  • Manage new opening and refit stock
  • Ensure that stock is managed to reflect the balance between replenishment and newness
  • Review weekly supplier Deliveries Management according to the Delivery plan 
  • Constantly handle critical situation, delays and obtain best efficiency on the incoming stock
  • Markdowns execution according to the plan
  • Monitor best and slow seller, taking action to maximize sales on best seller and reduce stock level on slow seller
  • Weekly update of sales analysis in order to have clarity on the detailed sales and stock situation for each department/category/brand and provide weekly reporting to other departments
  • Responsible for the End Season analysis and review with Buying/Business Analysis/Allocation team in order to identify key issues to take into consideration for the next seasons plan and buy improvements

Skills and Experience
  • Diploma in Finance 
  • Computer proficiency with advanced knowledge of Excel
  • Strong aptitude with numbers and clear understanding of retail math skills
  • Strong organizational skills with ability to manage multiple projects, prioritize and meet deadlines
  • Ability to communicate persuasively, influentially and responsibly across a broad spectrum of stakeholders
  • Excels in team-environments and in building and developing strong interpersonal relationships, while maintaining an individual determination to accomplish goals