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Merchandise Administration Assistant - Beauty

  • Department: Buying
  • Location: Knightsbridge
  • Job type: Full Time
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Job reference: 31523

Our mission remains unchanged: to service the needs and aspirations of our customers and help create new stories, to take pleasure in making marked moments of delight. Whoever our customers are and wherever they come from, they can expect to be treated with grace, courtesy and care.

About You

You are a talented Merchandise Admin Assistant with a passion for Beauty. Efficient, analytical and an optimiser, you always aim to exceed targets. You will have strong administrative skills and be familiar with Excel and SAP. With a keen eye for detail and a meticulous approach you will successfully manage the day-to-day merchandising tasks and ensure all reports are maintained.

What to Expect

  • You will be responsible for managing Open to Buy requests from Buying teams whilst also helping to monitor stock deliveries and replenishment
  • Assisting in the production of pre-buy analysis and creation of seasonal and basic planning documents, such as OTB planning and option counts
  • Work closely with the Replenishment and Buying teams to ensure smooth delivery of product into the business
  • Monitoring OTB spend against agreed plans and highlighting areas of concern to all stakeholders, ensuring tracking documents are up to date and accurate.
  • Product the weekly and daily trade reports ensuring a high degree of accuracy is maintained at all times
  • Work closely with the Assistant Merchandiser to agree price changes, markdowns and preparation for the Sale period
  • Resolve trouble shipments, coordinating with both Distribution and Buying to ensure that any issues are quickly fixed


What is important?

Beauty at Harrods is going through a huge transformation project which we are so excited about; we will soon be the largest beauty hall in the World!  We are looking for someone who shares our passion for our category and understands the importance of our place in the business. Sometimes we are very busy but our team always shares the workload and supports each other. Organisation is so important to our team; we are expected to be consistent and accurate so attention to detail and an analytical mind-set are vital.

Our Promise to You

At Harrods we believe nothing is impossible. We drive ourselves and inspire others to always push for more. This passion to exceed is what sets us apart. We are proud to be a place where standing out means being yourself.

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