Mountain Warehouse

  • Merchandiser

    Job Locations UK-London
  • Overview

    Reporting to the Head of Merchandising, you will deliver sales, profit, and Category KPIs through optimising availability, controlling inventory, and delivering an assortment in line with strategy

    What you'll be doing

    1. Planning
    • Drives the seasonal strategy ensuring Category KPIs are in line with the brand
    • strategy
    • Uses analysis to quantify risks and opportunities.
    • Plans and buys a balanced range in line with budget, planned architecture and
    • phasing and meeting channel/region requirements
    • Plans buys in line with promotional events, maximising opportunities
    • Communicates seasonal plans for agreement at range sign offs
    1. Trading
    • Actively trades Category in order to maximise sales, profit and achieve optimum availability
    • throughout the season, identifying promotional and channel/regional requirements
    • Considers product pricing opportunities and ensures decisions reflect KPIs.
    • Responsible for maintaining the Category WSSI, communicating forecasts, risks and
    • additional requirements
    • Identifies and communicates OTB requirements
    • Manages seasonal recode and terminal stock sign off process
    1. Managing Supply Chain & Critical Path
    • Works closely and effectively with Buying and suppliers to ensure key critical path milestones
    • are hit, achieving seasonal and promotional event launches
    • Phases intake in line with production requirement, considering impact on supply chain and
    • regions
    1. Manages Self and Others
    • Leads by example, is a role model within Merchandising and MW team
    • Develops, coaches and supports team members to fulfil their potential
    1. Effective Communication
    • Communicates accurately and clearly with the relevant amount of information.
    • Develops effective relationships with key stakeholders.


    We would love to meet someone with

    • Achievement of Category KPIs
    • Develops both self and team members
    • Accuracy of information/analysis provided
    • Timely provision of figures to business
    • On-time launch availability and continuity availability measures
    • Achieves to critical path milestones
    • Margin
    • Performance of promotions
    • Terminal and Old stock management
    • Systems / planning tools - ideally WSSI, reporting systems, range plans Excel and Outlook.
    • Knowledge of shop operations / retail experience / web operations
    • Acts professionally at all times

    What's in it for you?

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


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