Assistant Merchandiser

Chiswick, West London   |  Head Office

Reference
VAC-4134
Role Type
Full Time
Salary Overview
Competitive Basic Salary and Excellent Benefits
Salary
Competitive Salary
Expiry Date
27/03/2020

ASSISTANT MERCHANDISER - CHISWICK, WEST LONDON 

Here at Harvey Nichols we have an exciting opportunity for TWO Assistant Merchandisers in our Menswear and Womenswear teams. You will be an established Assistant Merchandiser looking for a new challenge or Senior Allocator ready to take their next step in your career! 

The Assistant Merchandiser will assist and deputise for the Merchandiser in all areas of the Merchandising function. This opportunity as an Assistant Merchandiser will give you responsibility for forecasting, liaising with other teams and delivering agreed sales and inventory KPI's.

What you'll be doing: 

  • Reviewing and managing; sales, spend OTB (Open to buy), intake, recode, stock movements, seasonal markdowns
  • Proposing & delivering actions to drive profit
  • Produce accurate reports, working with other functions to ensure the integrity of data
  • Review accuracy of the delivery schedule & assist in its maintenance
  • Authorise purchase orders and buy confirmations
  • Review possibility of repeats and in season buys
  • Reforecast Continuity sales, to be reviewed with Merchandiser
  • Issue sales phasing to relevant areas of the business
  • Update contribution statement
  • Support with additional ad-hoc projects and seasonal activity 

A bit about your experience: 

  • Merchandising Head Office experience
  • Intermediate with MS Excel
  • Excellent numerical and analytical skills
  • Relationship building with key stakeholders
  • Experience in Reporting & Forecasting

A bit about you: 

  • Strong commercial acumen  
  • Previous management skills - desired
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail with the ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines as required
  • Internal and external customer focused
  • A multi-tasker who is able to work as part of a team and autonomously

All your hard work, rewarded:

Our colleagues are as important to us as our customers. When working with us you will be introduced to a huge variety of benefits including:

  • Very generous staff discount with up to 60% off Fashion and 30% off Beauty 
  • Heavily subsidised travelcard zones 1-6 following probationary period 
  • Seasonal staff parties and team events

 

 

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