Assistant Merchandiser Size job in Manchester at JD Sports Fashion Plc

Assistant Merchandiser - Size

Company: JD Sports Fashion plc

Location: Manchester UK

Date Posted:Jan 03, 2018

Assistant MerchandiserReporting to : MerchandiserOperating Ratio : 80/20 Current / FutureKey Objective : To support the team by taking responsibility for ensuring all product is in the right stores to enable achieving departmental sales, markdown, stock, intake and profit plans.Primarily 'Store' focused but working with the product file. Substitute for the Merchandiser in their absenceKey ResponsibilitiesPlanningProvide the Merchandiser and Buyer with the previous season analysis at store and product levelInput into creation of the store strategy with the Merchandiser/BuyerAssist in formulation of range plan at store level with the Merchandiser/BuyerWork with the Merchandiser to ensure pre-scheduling meets options and range plan at store levelCreate ratios for all buys.TradingPrepare weekly review of stores and product in preparation for Monday trading meetingIdentify priority stores for the week, review and propose actions.New / Re-fit Stores - Analysis of performanceOver / Under Performing StoresOver / Under Optioned StoresPriority stores fed to team by management team or other functionComplete Retail Feedback sheets, completing required actions as well as any follow up.Attend store visits from which create and execute an action plan to improve tradeManage line cards in conjunction with the MerchandiserParticipate in the Monthly Re-forecastManage condensing of stocks and IBT'sTaking direction from the Merchandiser, assist retail with merchandising aidsManage and monitor exception stocks on a daily basis, primarily through the GUI systemEnsure stores are seasonally correctPlan and action new store ranges (in conjunction with pre-schedule)Carry out any ad-hoc analysis as requiredConsolidate the supplier order booksBook in new product with guidelines from the MerchandiserCost, retail and margin checksTeamworkReporting to the MerchandiserWorking with the Merchandise TeamWorking with the BuyerSeeking guidance on 'Best Practice' merchandising from the Trading Manager and implementingDevelop relationships as appropriate with Store Operations, Visuals, Marketing DC, etcKey Deliverables - Year 1Attend all systems coursesStrive to have an awareness and understanding of planning processes.Be the voice of 'Stores' on the departmentDevelop more effective branch merchandising through a greater analytical understanding View full job description
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