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Stock Merchandising Planner - FTC 12 month (mat cover

  • Salary: £21000.00 - £24000.00 per annum + plus benefits
  • Location: Marlow
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference J1040696
This vacancy has now expired.

Our client, a well known face on the UK High Street with their HQ in Marlow, is looking to recruit a Stock Merchandising Planner, to cover maternity on an initial 12 month contract.

The successful candidate will have an advanced knowledge/experience of Excel (pivot tables, VLOOKUPS) and a proven retail background ideally with an element of stock management or merchandising experience.

Duties
- To be pivotal in driving the category strategy with the Category Manager including planning, stock management, stock turn, markdown and profit
- To manage Open-to-Buy at category level using the WSSI and key line information
- Manage stock levels to keep within budgeted levels, by effective range planning and markdown control
- Consistently manage the supply base, monitoring requirement and intake, and to work closely with suppliers to minimise lead times, create flexibility and maximise availability
- Drive in stock availability and manage branch replenishment and stock profiles
- Improve accuracy of both sales and intake forecasts
- Review and maintain order book to match intake forecasts
- Maintain stock at optimum levels via re-buys, intake phasing and replenish stores
- Assist in developing range plans and provide analysis of range and product performance

Skill/Experience
- Advanced Excel
- Stock management and/or merchandising experience
- Strong knowledge of retail
- Analyical
- Team player
- Able to work in fast paced environment

Please note that we will only contact those candidates that we assess as suitable for the positions we have currently available based on their experience, training and skills. If we do not have anything suitable we will not keep your CV for more than 30 days.

Bucks and Berks Recruitment is an equal opportunities employment agency and employment business that is serious about its compliance with legislation. Bucks and Berks is acting as an Employment Agency in relationship to this role (if the vacancy is for a permanent position) or is acting as a Recruitment Business in relationship to this role (if the role is for a temporary position).