Channel Merchandiser

Job ID: 3898

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Building a family of brands, for the world to love, generation after generation.

 

We are Pentland Brands, a global family business bringing some of the most loved active and footwear brands to millions of people around the world.

 

We own Speedo, Berghaus, Canterbury of New Zealand, Endura, Mitre, ellesse, Boxfresh, SeaVees, KangaROOS and Red or Dead. We’re the global licensee for Karen Millen footwear and Kickers in the UK.  We also have a joint venture partnership for Lacoste footwear.

 

All our brands have their own unique identities and every one of them is powered by Pentland. We have more than 1,400 employees worldwide and we’re always on the lookout for talented, enthusiastic people to help shape our future.

 

We celebrate differences and give everyone the freedom to innovate and develop, be it through creative working environments or learning opportunities. Our brands are there in the moments that matter - being there for more people, in more of those moments, drives everything we do.

 

At Pentland, we’re guided by four principles, we use these to make sure we’re not only doing a great job, but we’re doing it in the right way:

 

  • Success is a team game
  • With clarity and courage
  • Better as standard
  • In good conscience

 

To find out more go to www.pentland.com or follow @pentlandbrands on Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram or Facebook. 

The role you’d play:

 

+     Support the eCommerce, Pureplay & Marketplace Teams to plan the seasonal product selection and associated inventory levels in line with department budget targets and strategy

+     Accountable for providing accurate weekly and monthly inventory & stock reports (including monthly and end of season reviews on SKU productivity, etc.) for our own eCommerce and online marketplaces such as Zalando

+     Responsible for inventory availability and demand forecasting on a weekly basis for our own eCommerce and online marketplaces such as Zalando

+     Providing demand forecast recommendations to ensure delivery of all marketing campaigns, business focus areas, trials and events.

+     Stock/volume planning and control of inventory levels across eCommerce and online marketplaces channels

+     Support the eCommerce and Marketplace teams for managing ‘out of stocks’ online, identifying replacements and maximising use of free stock opportunities to ensure targets are achieved

+     Supporting the eCommerce & Marketplace teams to identify inventory clearance opportunities

 

The must haves:

+     High numeracy levels with a keen eye for detail.

+     Can demonstrate sound decision-making based on intuition and judgement

+     Good communication and excellent team player, confident dealing with colleagues at all levels including management

+     Effective time management, organisation and prioritisation skills

+     Previous retail experience within merchandising at Assistant Merchandiser or Junior Merchandiser level within retail and/or e-commerce

+     Use of Microsoft packages including Word, Excel and PowerPoint

+     Highly analytical with strong (advanced) excel skills

+     Commercially aware to maximise sales and profit opportunities

+     Able to be hands-on and self-motivated with the ability to meet deadlines

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