Senior Merchandiser / Merchandiser

Source: Talent GB

What you’ll be doing…

  • Working to deliver the planned sales and profitability of your department through effective planning and in-season trading

  • Regularly analysing department performance to maximise commercial opportunities

  • Working alongside your Buyer to ensure a commercial range is offered to the customer whilst ensuring both ASOS’ and the Department strategy are adhered to, taking into account OTB, Options, price, ALB and global requirements

  • Through strategic planning and trading of the department, managing the intake and OTB to deliver the stock requirements of the business

  • Developing and building strong relationships with suppliers

  • Providing an appropriate level of data analysis and insights that can be shared with relevant teams to aid decision making and gain buy in for ideas

  • Regularly meeting suppliers and brands for the department to ensure that key messages and movements in forecast are communicated clearly.

  • Working collaboratively with supply base to innovate solutions and processes within production planning and critical path management

  • Constantly seeking opportunities to maximise both intake and profit margin against plan

  • Developing short term and long term department strategies with the Buyer to maximise department profit.

  • Driving, adapting and adjusting department strategy in season based on trade performance

  • Resolving issues that may arise and working collaboratively with Buying and other relevant teams to come up with effective solutions

  • Reviews KPIs regularly to ensure that the BTA is realistic, highlighting changes to team and management.

  • Demonstrating a global mindset, discussing and sharing opportunities and risks with other depts to influence global strategy and drive divisional performance

  • Seeking opportunities to improve ways of working and systems use to trade more effectively globally, sharing knowledge with the team

  • Managing and developing a high-performing team of AMs and MAs through regular 1:1s, honest and constructive feedback. Providing an environment which encourages all team members to provide ideas and suggestions.

  • We’d love to meet, someone who…

  • Has a proven track record in Merchandising within a fast-paced and rapidly changing global Retailer

  • Demonstrates the ability to drive the success of a department through creative and commercial thinking

  • Demonstrates the ability to gain buy in from the team and management to potentialize opportunities

  • Embraces and champions the benefits of change within the wider team

  • Can confidently present the department performance and strategy to the team and management

  • Shows a great understanding of the ASOS customer and customer segmentation and reflects this in decision making

  • Demonstrates a commercial and analytical mindset, using data and insights to leverage opportunities that successfully contribute to the department and wider ASOS strategy

  • Uses relevant market insights to aid decision making and achieve the best outcome for the business

  • Shows strong awareness of current trends, Retail market conditions and opportunities within a Global context

  • Builds great relationships with internal stakeholders and suppliers

  • Has an effective and inclusive management style, role modelling positive behaviours and providing the team with clear direction and development

  • Has strong systems skills, including advanced Excel and relevant trading systems.

  • What's in it for you?

  • Competitive salary, bonus and pension matching

  • Life insurance, free private medical care, cycle to work scheme + more

  • A bespoke flexible benefits scheme catered to you

  • Best in class Learning & Development schemes and career development programmes

  • 25 days holiday + never work on your birthday again!

  • Free modern onsite gym, plus personal training and wellness rooms

  • A dynamic social environment, from company-wide sports days, charity days, ‘Give A Week Away’ opportunities to visit our charity partners in India & company-wide celebrations to name just a few

  • Huge staff discounts and sample sales

  • Apply

    3 days ago

    London, England


    Full Time

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