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Merchandise Admin Assistant - Fashion

  1. Full Time
  2. Knightsbridge
  3. Buying and Merchandising
  4. Permanent
VAC- 38162

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Our Merchandising team are are now on the look out for an effective Merchandise Admin Assistant to join the Fashion category here at Harrods.

As we celebrate this momentous anniversary year, now more than ever, it’s an exciting time to join the Harrods Team. Whether you’re a recent school, college or university leaver, or you’re looking to restart your career in an exciting new field, at Harrods we firmly believe in offering exciting career opportunities.

About the Role

This role is all about reporting and analysing, so a keen interest in figures is essential. You will assist in the production of weekly and ad-hoc reporting for stakeholders across the business, assess purchase order requests from the buying team and key price changes for the Sale periods. You will also work with the Replenishment Analyst to ensure lines are set up for replenishment correctly.

Your responsibilities will also include:

  • Approving and actioning POs (including reviewing OTB forms).
  • Documenting relevant paperwork for unplanned overspends, highlighting areas of concern to all stakeholders, and ensuring tracker is up to date in all respects at all times.
  • Assisting in the replenishment process.
  • Producing the weekly and daily trade reports to agreed timescales ensuring a high degree of accuracy is maintained.
  • Delivering reports on vendor performance e.g. PO fill rate, on time deliveries and identify opportunities for improvement.
  • Chasing deliveries and amend qty’s and delivery dates with approval of Merchandiser and Buying teams as required.
  • Resolving trouble shipments, co-ordinating with Distribution and Buying to ensure that issues are resolved promptly.

About You

You will be someone who is not only passionate about Accessories and Shoes but also has a good eye for data, demonstrated through strong numerical and analytical skills. You will also be flexible and ready to adapt to changing priorities – able to perform duties effectively with minimum supervision and guidance.

You will have a strong customer service-focus when dealing with both internal and external parties. Using your excellent interpersonal and communication skills, you will build long lasting working relationships with said parties. Prior admin or Merchandising experience is preferred but is not essential.

You will also:

  • Be PC literate, including Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel. SAP knowledge preferable.
  • Have good attention to detail is key, this is a fast-paced role and accuracy is essential.
  • Possess excellent time-management skills and the ability and willingness to multi-task.
  • Hold effective prioritisation skills and ability to manage workload and meet deadlines.
  • Be proactive and solutions based thinker.

About Us

Our 175th anniversary will see the Knightsbridge store become a stage for our legacy of firsts, our house of world-leading brands and our reputation for exceptional. We want you to come and be a part of all this - and help us deliver exceptional service that represents our authority as a long-standing icon, industry-leader and innovator. Inspired by our past, celebrating our present and focusing on our future, you’ll be joining a team with the belief that anything is possible. What makes you different makes us exceptional.

Our Promise to You

Help us make the impossible possible for our customers and we’ll do something remarkable for you. As well as offering a friendly environment to inspire your best work, we provide abundant opportunities and support to build an exceptional career across the varied specialisms of our business. 

In return you’ll receive an excellent benefits package, including a company pension, flexible working, 22 days’ holiday, and your birthday off, up to 33% in-store discount (including across our food hall and restaurants) and a season ticket loan.

Uniquely You

At Harrods we believe the personality and authenticity of our people sets us apart. We celebrate and invite applications from all cultures, backgrounds, tastes, and experiences and are proud of our culture where people from all walks of life can grow and thrive. What makes you unique makes us exceptional.

While our job adverts outline the ideal qualities, skills, and prior experience for the role, we believe in the potential for growth and value individual strengths. If you do not meet every desired criteria but feel you have the skills and experience to thrive in this role as well as a genuine interest in working for Harrods and you can demonstrate an alignment with our values, we would encourage you to apply.

If you want to know more about our people and our culture, search #TogetherHarrods on LinkedIn, Facebook or follow us on Instagram @togetherharrods

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