Merchandise Admin Assistant


Job Details


Pep and Co Head Office

Contract Type


Working Pattern

Full Time


Competitive Plus Benefits

Closing Date

01/11/2018 23:30

Who are we ?

PEP&CO is Britain's fastest-growing family fashion phenomenon, offering a full range of women's, men's and kid's fashion, with prices starting from as little as £1.

We have launched in over 300 locations around the UK, opening shop in shop Stores within its sister company Poundland. 

Why work for us ?

This role is based in our PEP&CO Head Office, in Watford where great ideas are born. Filled with our vibrant and can-do team, we showcase our passion and determination to deliver the best we can for our customers: best service, best fashion, and best prices.

Working at PEP&CO Head Office is an exciting chance to be at the centre of a dynamic company who value individual ideas and encourage everyone to get stuck in and work together to make PEP&CO a success.

The role

This is a fantastic entry level position into Retail Merchandising.  


The purpose of this role is to support the Merchandising team by maximizing sales and profit opportunities through effective management of stock in store. 

It's ensuring the allocation of stock is in the right place at the right time, driving sales through improved availability, and reducing markdown and maximizing profit for the department.


Key Deliverables

  • Provide accurate sales reports and analysis to support the merchandising team with strategy decisions on stock, stores, grading and range planning
  • Attend store visits on a regular basis and communicate feedback to relevant teams
  • Collate accurate sales history reports to gain an understanding of best and worst sellers to support buying and merchandising teams with range planning decisions
  • Ensure all POs on department are raised accurately and sent to supplier when needed
  • Update and maintain accurate delivery schedule – accurate at all times
  • Load allocations in JDA allocation system in line with agreed plan, escalating issues to the Assistant/Junior Merchandiser
  • Respond to store queries and take action where appropriate
  • Build strong relationships between departments through clear and relevant communication with regular trade updates and sales performance. In particular – suppliers and merchandising, retail and DC teams

What skills do you need ?

  • Competent Excel skills
  • Analytical mindset
  • Strong communication and numerical skills
  • Customer focused approach
  • Good organization and time management skills
  • Strong relationship builder and ability to work cross-functionally 
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills

Your place in our world

Merchandise Admin Assistant
Buying Administration Assistant