Senior Merchandiser (Monsoon Kids)

Ref: MON11441
Salary: Competitive
Department: Merchandising
Location: Notting Hill Village, London (W11)
Position type: Interim
Hours / Duration: 37.5 hours per week

Our story began with one man and his vision; to bring vibrant, colourful, hand-crafted artisan clothes from faraway places to the markets of London.  It is a journey that started on a hippy commune in Ibiza,1970, and finished with an overland trip east, through Afghanistan and India. Now found in West London, we’re creating vibrant products and sharing endless discovery.

We’re looking for a Senior Merchandiser to join our Children's Merchandising team. We are looking for individuals passionate about Childrenswear and delivering great product to the customer.

What will you do as a Senior Merchandiser?

  • Creating seasonal sales and buying plans that will maximise commercial opportunity
  • Ensuring a balanced range is bought
  • Advising buyers on quantities of products
  • Constantly reviewing sales and stock against plan to identify areas of risk and opportunity
  • Re-forecasts sales for relevant product areas in order to monitor OTB and terminal stock levels
  • Suggests appropriate sales strategy, in line with trading conditions and business objectives
  • Reviewing systems capability to highlight areas that can be enhanced and implements upgrades in line with department needs
  • Plan induction for new employees
  • Support Head of Merchandising to ensure company/department information is communicated effectively to team through weekly catch ups, team meetings etc.
  • Coach and Develop team members
  • Identify team training needs
  • Ensure a safe working environment by complying with Health and Safety Guidelines and take action to deal with any issues

What you will need to succeed as a Senior Merchandiser?

  • Experience of fashion merchandising with a proven track record in multi-product areas.
  • Strong analytical skills and the ability to identify key products trends and emerging opportunities in line with customer profile to drive the business forward.
  • Experience of managing a team, overseeing product direction, and managing sign offs
  • Working cross functionally

What will we offer you in return?

  • Competitive salary
  • 25 days holiday with the option to purchase additional holiday through our salary sacrifice scheme
  • Private Healthcare 
  • Bonus day off each year after 6 months service
  • A pension that you will automatically be enrolled in after 3 months
  • Life assurance (subject to participating in the pension scheme)
  • A flexible working approach
  • Early pay day Friday finish
  • A generous staff discount with up to 50% discount on our products
  • Interest free season ticket loans
  • Discounted gym membership at our on-campus gym
  • Additional discounts such as Westfield discount, Taste card membership etc

If this all sounds great and you feel you are who we are looking for, let us know and apply today.

At Monsoon Accessorize we don’t focus only on what we do, we also care about how we do it. Our values and the way we behave are important to us.

We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workforce and an environment where we value and respect every individual's unique contribution, enabling all of our employees to thrive and achieve their full potential.

We want to attract the broadest range of talented people and are an equal opportunity employer. We welcome applications from individuals, regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, socio-economic background, religion and/or belief. We will also consider flexible working requests for all roles, unless operational requirements prevent otherwise.

We provide reasonable accommodations as needed to people with disabilities to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us at careers@monsoon.co.uk to request discuss any specific requirements.

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