Retail Support Centre, Cherry Tree Road , Watford, WD246SH
|Contract Hours:||Full Time|
Mothercare are looking for an Assistant Merchandiser to join the clothing team, reporting in to the Merchandiser.
The purpose of this role is to support the trading of the UK business by optimising commercial performance via optimal planning and in-season trading of the ranges and the stock bought.
Key Role Responsibilities:
Work directly with and support the Merchandiser in delivering all commercial KPIs
Oversee branded call off in line with the departmental OTB
Maintain key line forecasting in RPAS
Providing information and data to support the Merchandising and Buying teams
Focuses on delivering the key launch and availability metrics set and agreed with the business for each channel, focusing on critical path management with the Buying team
Provide data for weekly trade meetings together with analysing sales and stock proposing actions to Merchandiser
Ensure data is provided for the Merchandiser to support input to UK range requirements
Assist in managing seasonal stocks out of the business through careful analysis of the most profitable and cash effective strategies for stock disposal
Demonstrate clear understanding of the UK Mother & Baby market
Demonstrate an understanding of competitor activity across all selling channels
Previous experience in clothing, boys/ girls experience in highly desirable
Previous experience in an Assistant Merchandising role
Strong excel skills
Analytical and numerical abilities
What We Offer:
• Competitive Salary • 25 days holiday plus a ‘Mothercare Day’ and Bank Holidays • Flexible working • Yoga and Bootcamp classes • Staff discount • On-site cost price staff shop where all proceeds are donated to charity
Born in 1961, Mothercare has been a favourite of mums and dads for over 50 years In the last few years we’ve been on quite a journey. We’ve invested in positive changes to transform us into a digitally led business, with modern stores and infrastructure. What remains is our brand heritage, the expertise of our people and the pride and passion in everything that we do.
We’re honoured to help, support and inspire mums and dads as they take on the most magical and important job they can do. We pride ourselves on being the place to go to for all parenting needs including award winning clothing collections, quality home & travel products and that all important expert help and advice.
If you are looking for a new platform for your skills and to be part of a global brand working within a great team apply now.
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