Our client, one of Ireland’s leading high-street retailers are seeking a Merchandise Planner to join their fantastic Homeware team.
Our client are a leading high-street retailer known for being a customer favourite, thanks to the fashion-forward, trend-led and commercially driven product ranges they deliver season after season. This is a fantastic opportunity for a Merchandiser seeking a new challenge to join a thriving, innovative retailer and a talented, energetic team.
As Merchandiser with the Homeware team, you will be responsible for stock, forecasting and pricing. You will be confident making critical business decisions with both the customer and profitability at the centre of your thought process. You will manage the department’s profit performance through limiting risk, potentialising profit and managing sales performance. This Merchandising job is largely analytical and the successful applicant will have strong numerical and analytical abilities along with a commercial outlook.
The Day to Day
- Support negotiations and work with the Buying team to ensure that best business results and margins are achieved
- Identifying trading opportunities, priorities, and challenges
- Stock analysis and replenishment
- Range planning
- Forecast demand including peak times
- Reviewing pricing
- Engaging with the manufacturers internationally
- 2 + years exp. as a Homeware Merchandiser within a fast-fashion, high-street retailer
- Outstanding commercial awareness and business acumen
- Exceptional analytical skills with the ability to process and use large volumes of data
- Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, target driven environment
- Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to present large volumes of data in an accessible manner.
Along with exceptional remuneration, our client offers the opportunity to join one of the hottest brands in Ireland. You will work with talent in a highly resourced and progressive buying and merchandising office. Candidates relocating from the UK will be offered an excellent relocation package.
If you have the skills and experience and are interested in this Homeware Merchandiser job, please attach an up to date CV below. All applications will be treated in the strictest confidence.