Senior Merchandiser

Discipline: Retail
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £0.00
Contact name: Paul Withers

Contact email:
Job ref: 32195
Published: 6 months ago
Startdate: 14/07/2021

Job title: Senior Merchandiser

Reporting to: Merchandiser Manager

Salary: Competitive

Location: Nr Malmesbury


Tandem Talent is proud to be working with an exciting, people focused retail company who are based just outside of Swindon. Due to a period of growth they are looking to recruit a new Senior Merchandiser


The role is to manage & oversee all merchandising processes associated with your product categories, ensuring ranges are planned to maximise sales & profitability.


Responsibilities include but not limited to:


  • Financial planning of future product ranges
  • Working with Buying colleagues to deliver market leading ranges within budgets 
  • Lead team in trading meeting and drive trading actions
  • Build strong supplier relationships and lead regular performance reviews
  • Build strong internal relationships with colleagues across the business
  • Create & manage your department critical path
  • Deliver your department strategy, in conjunction with your buyer, ensuring it will deliver the required financial objectives
  • Delivering a rigorous category budget
  • Own the financial range planning processes, including
  • Option frameworks
  • Stock Re-Coding and future buy quantities
  • Space optimisation 
  • Sign-off Packs
  • Deliver monthly trading reviews, plan & trade the WSSI ensuring opportunities are maximised and risks are mitigated, ensure OTB is managed appropriately
  • Effectively manage orderbook to give clear and up to date of order commitments
  • Ensure internal timings for product and order creation are achieved


The ideal candidate will have proven demonstrable experience working as a clothing merchandiser who is comfortable juggling multiple work streams. You will be a strong communicator and must have a good understanding of the Outdoor Retail landscape, competitors, commercial insights and challenges it faces


In return you will receive a competitive basic salary and a generous benefits package and the opportunity to work within a growing company that values its employees



*Please note due to the high number of applications we receive, if you have not had a response within 10 days unfortunately your application has been unsuccessful.