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Wholesale Assistant Merchaniser

Listing ID: 607282

Wholesale Assistant Merchaniser

Type of Position: Permanent Position
Company / Organisation / Artist Name: NEW LOOK
Location: London, UK
Hours: Full Time
Deadline: 14th April 2017
Ad Expires In: 3 weeks 1 day

At New Look, our mission is to help people look good and feel great. When it comes to people who work for us, we want individuals to express themselves in an environment where change and new ideas are celebrated. This is because we truly believe every person who works here contributes to our future and where we go.

About the Role

Our 3rd Party E-commerce team operates successful partnerships with a number of 3rd party e-tailers including ASOS and Zalando, which increases the reach of our product both within the UK and internationally. 

As Assistant Merchandiser, you will work with the Wholesale Manager in the smooth running of the delivery department. You will be responsible for liaising primarily with the Distribution Centre team and our Wholesale partners such as ASOS and Zalando as well as communicating closely with the Supply Chain teams.  You will motivate and manage a fast paced team to ensure that agreed targets are met.

Responsibilities

  • Manage delivery targets and detail working with the DC
  • Work closely with the International Partnership Operations team to deliver a smooth delivery process for all partners
  • Work closely with the Supply Chain and Supply Base teams to develop and implement strong working practices for smooth stock flow through the business.
  • Manage a team of 8 Delivery Admin Assistants, this structure is planned to grow with more opportunity for line management
  • Manage a growing base of Wholesale Partners, currently sitting at 23
  • Critical path maintenance and communication – with both Suppliers, Supply Chain teams and Wholesale partners
  • Liaise with Suppliers and Core BMD teams to capture any issues that would relate to Wholesale deliveries
  • Support Wholesale  Manager with continued overall development of Wholesale initiative

Experience & Skills

  • Previous experience in a Retail Operations, Merchandising, Allocation or Supply Chain role
  • Knowledge of the wholesale market is desirable
  • A proactive approach to problem solving, negotiation and coping under pressure
  • Highly analytical
  • Good attention to detail
  • Possess sound commercial acumen and a genuine interest in the retail market.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, flexibility and enthusiasm are also essential to succeed in this role, as is the ability to work to strict deadlines.
  • Ability to communicate with all levels – with both internal and external stakeholders
  • Strong team management and motivational skills

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