Assistant Merchandiser

Hugo Boss
London, GB
14 May 2022
23 Jun 2022
HUGO BOSS is one of the leading premium fashion and lifestyle companies with around 14,600 employees worldwide. As the most important interface for our customers, you will demonstrate your passion for our products and act as a brand ambassador for HUGO BOSS. Join a team that provides an exceptional brand and shopping experience with enthusiasm, fun and expertise - because, to create something extraordinary, we must explore new paths together. Shape your own future at HUGO BOSS!

Assistant Merchandiser
HUGO BOSS UK Ltd. | London | United Kingdom | Full-time

Supporting the Outlet Merchandising team for the UK, Ireland and Scandinavia. We are looking for someone who is reliable, who works well individually as well as with a team, can use their own initiative and is not afraid of numbers. The successful candidate will be professional in manner, have a flexible approach to work and excellent communication skills. The role is based in our London Head Office.

What you can expect:

• Review and re-forecast continuity lines on a regular basis, highlighting risks and opportunities to Merchandiser
• Assist the Merchandiser with range and option planning, and delivery phasing to meet sales plans
• Responsible for in season trading: Managing stock levels and intake for NOS & seasonal stock at style / colour / store level. Oversee replenishment and initial allocations to drive sell through
• Produce weekly analysis and feedback on the range with the view to propose any necessary trading actions
• Guiding the Allocators in managing intake, allocation of stock and ad-hoc analysis
• Work with Merchandiser regarding any stock and sales issues, and take action regarding product requirements/feedback
• Identify, cost and propose markdown/promotional activity with the Merchandiser to drive trade
• Liaise with the Planning team/Supply Chain team regarding delivery issues and delays
• Build a strong working relationship with the Area Managers and stores
• Store visits as required
• Any other ad hoc duties

Your profile:

• Ideally some experience as an Assistant Merchandiser with a proven track record of managing and developing junior members of your team
• Ability to make trade decisions on the strength of sales using merchandising tools.
• Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Excel required (v-lookups, pivot tables, complex formulas, etc.)
• Knowledge of SAP and BIS is an advantage
• Strong at prioritising workload and with a flexible attitude to change in priorities
• Understand and represent the brand values.
• Excellent communicate skills both written and verbal, with all levels of staff within the company
• Enthusiastic, self-confident and self-motivated. Shows ambition to drive through initiatives and change to achieve company targets.
• Pays close attention to detail, accuracy and is very analytical
• Able to handle multiple demands and competing priorities successfully.
• Willing to adapt and take on new challenges and driven to continually improve.
• Professionalism is maintained at all times.

Your benefits:
  • Competitive salary and attractive benefits
  • A supported training programme in the role and development opportunities
  • Flexible working environment
  • Clothing and discount allowance

Fashion is a form of self-expression. With our products, we want to inspire individuality and encourage everyone to be their authentic selves. HUGO BOSS is a global company with our employees representative of the world at large. We believe in a diverse and inclusive workforce, and are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of, but not limited to, age, citizenship, disability, gender identity or expression, national origin, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, sex, marital status, or sexual orientation.

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