The Buying and Merchandising division of Exsurgo is recruiting an Assistant Merchandiser.
My client is the biggest, best known retailer in the horticulture industry based in West London.
This company known for getting the right stock for a specified category at the right place at the right time thereby implementing the forward plan and enabling to provide an enticing product selection for customers whilst meeting commercial ambitions.
Orders the correct quantity of stock to arrive at the right place at the right time to provide an enticing product selection for customers
Investigation and reporting
Monitors stock availability and investigates and responds to variances against plan making recommendations for action to make sure that stock forecasts are met.
Identifies areas for improvements and recommends new ways of working within the team to enable the team to continually improve on their performance and efficiencies
Collaborates with trading colleagues making sure that the product lines are ordered and are available at the right time thereby making sure that forward plans are fully implemented
Previous experience in horticulture/fresh produce is essential
Proactive approach to problem solving
Possess sound commercial acumen
A genuine interest in the retail market
Strong interpersonal skills
Flexibility and enthusiasm
The ability to work to strict deadlines