Junior Merchandiser (Kidswear)

Watford

Job Details

Location

Pep and Co Head Office

Contract Type

Permanent

Working Pattern

Full Time

Salary

Competitive Plus Benefits

Closing Date

27/02/2018 23:00

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. Currently launched in over 150 locations around the UK, Pep & Co have huge expansion plans with a further 100 shop in shops opening within its sister company Poundland.

Why work for us ?

This role will be based in our PEP & CO Head Office in Watford.

 

Filled with our vibrant and can-do team, it’s the heart of our company, which showcases 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.

Job role

As a Kidswear Junior Merchandiser, you will be responsible for managing a team and report into the Senior Merchandiser.

You will work alongside the Buyer to build a strategic range, presenting the weekly department trading performance to Trading Managers/Directors. 

You will be responsible for the departments KPI’s, along with forecasting sales, stock and managing the categories risks and opportunities.   

You will need to be a self-starter who demonstrates initiative and has a pro-active attitude.

What skills and experience will you need ?

  • 3-5 years Merchandising experience within Clothing but not necessarily on Kidswear
  • Planning and analytical skills
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Good judgement and decision making skills
  • Proactive and drives own development with a positive attitude
  • Commercially aware with a strong understanding of the customer and brand awareness