Mountain Warehouse

  • Merchandiser - Neon Sheep

    Job Locations UK-London
    ID
    2018-1235
    Category
    Merchandising
    Position Type
    Permanent Full-Time
  • Overview

    Reporting into the Head of Merchandising you will plan and trade the category with the purpose of maximising sales and profit whilst limiting risk. This is a great opportunity to join a fast growing business and planning team. The position is a full time permanent role working within the Neon Sheep department.

     

    Neon Sheep is a start up brand, sitting below the Mountain Warehouse umbrella and focusing on stationary, gifting and homewear. 

    What you'll be doing

    • Oversee intake, delivery and capacity of category product whilst remaining aware of impact on other areas
    • Challenges and supports decisions made within team based on evidence and analysis
    • Ensuring stock levels and prices are correct for promotional offers at least 1 week before promotion starts
    • Manages & challenges OTB on category, seeks best solution with buying and ensures necessary action is taken to reflect current trading
    • Work with buying to protect margins by instigating relevant stock movements to limit risk
    • Responsible for smooth running of critical path and life cycle of a product for category, working closely with buying and other functions to ensure department risk is minimised
    • Approves and confirms all products on VM guidelines for planned distribution for parrot stands, windows or any other in store promotion
    • Works with senior management to ensure in season trading lessons learnt are fed into the planning process
    • Management of key line cards or continuity sheets to maintain optimum stock levels
    • Ensure WSSI reflects current strategy and trade
    • Collaborating with Buyers to optimise margins to maximise profit

    We would love to meet someone with

    We are looking for a passionate, hands-on, multi-talented individual who will grow with the company. The ideal candidate will:

    • Represent brand at all times
    • Communicate clearly and effectively with other areas to gather information to make better informed decisions
    • Is a positive and enthusiastic member of the team
    • Build positive relationships within your own team and between other functions
    • Embraces peoples values and demonstrates a positive can do attitude to all work situations
    • Is aware at all times of company and category targets and current trading and can contribute in a commercial discussion
    • Conversant with the entire collection and its current performance
    • Understands the target customer
    • Maintains regular contact with the store/area field team in order to gain range feedback

    What's in it for you?

    • Competitive salary and benefits
    • Holiday allowance
    • 50% staff discount & 25% for family and friends
    • Pension scheme

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