JD Sports Careers 2021 – Junior Merchandiser

Job Description:

  • Manage the order books both in season and preseason to ensure that the most accurate information is always in the system.
  • Ensure that the WSSI is updated with the buy plan and the KPI’s are signed off with the Senior merchandiser.
  • Ensure that scheduling and Ideals are in place for your area of responsibility.
  • Manage the Stock seasonality within the WSSI.
  • Ensure that the Buy matches the plan Buy
  • Build the Range plan
  • Monthly – Capture all agreed actions in the monthly forecast reviews
  • Work up the forecast from category/Season level to Buyer Group
  • Meet and gain approval: Incorporating
  • Forecasting any sales variance to plan
  • Creation of OTB’s
  • Management of commitments – On time delivery, rebuys cancellations
  • Reporting to the Senior Merchandiser
  • Work with the Senior Merchandiser and Buyer to deliver the plan
  • Guide and direct the Merchandising Team to help deliver the plan
  • With the Senior Merchandiser provide and monitor development plans for the Asst Merch / Merch Asst on a regular basis
  • Communicate to the Retail Team anything that will impact on Stores performance
  • Create category level product mix using history, SWOT and SMT Plan.
  • Attend key selection meetings with the Senior merchandiser and Buyer
  • Establish working relationships with Supplier Base
  • With Senior Merchandiser formulate the space and grading plan for store distribution.
  • Build Layout plans in conjunction with buying and VM.
  • Review Previous Seasons and produce SWOT Analysis with supporting information.
  • Overview the ratios for all buys in conjunction with Asst merchandiser

Job Details:

Company: JD Sports

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Manchester, England, UK

Application Deadline: N/A

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