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Assistant Merchandiser - Beauty

  • Department: Merchandising
  • Location: Knightsbridge
  • Job type: Full Time
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Job reference: VAC- 8099

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About you

You are an experience Assistant Merchandiser who is analytical and has strong attention to detail. You like to think outside the box and you’re a clear communicator who is very used to working in a fast-paced environment with shifting priorities.

What to expect

Your role will be to assist the Merchandiser to effectively plan and trade for the beauty division. To initiate and propose actions through analysis of brand, category or attribute trading patterns in order to deliver improved sales, margin or stock-turn results. You will be supporting the planning process as directed by the Merchandiser, through assortment / range plans and liaison with buying colleagues. Your role will entail (but is not limited to):

  • Training and developing a merchandise assistant
  • Producing range plans in conjunction with buying colleagues and Merchandiser
  • Maintaining monthly forecast at a lower level e.g. brand or category. Highlighting opportunities and risks to Merchandiser based on forecast. Pro-actively raising issues with buying colleagues in order to propose profitable actions
  • Monitoring top line and brand level OTB spend in season against agreed plans. Documenting relevant paperwork for unplanned overspends, highlighting areas of concern to all stakeholders. Releasing OTB requests in absence of Merchandise Assistant, ensuring relevant checks are completed

What is important?

It is an exciting time to join the beauty department with the openings of our H Beauty’s across the UK. It is really important that you have Assistant Merchandiser experience to be considered for the role and also a passion for beauty.

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