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Assistant Category Merchandiser (New Tech/Seasonal)

Assistant Merchandiser (New Tech/Seasonal)

London - Hybrid Working
12 month FTC
Grade 3

Our passion at Currys is helping everyone enjoy the latest tech. We're proud of the service levels we provide for our customers - online, in-store or in their homes. And it's all down to our people, 30,000+ capable and committed colleagues, learning together, growing together, making us amazing and celebrating the wins.

This is a new role within Currys to support launching and stock management for new technologies and products with seasonal demand. This Assistant Category Merchandiser role sits with a newly created team and with a fast paced range refresh cycle. We require and individual who can work a level of autonomy and with good business acumen. Our Merchandising teams help our categories hit targets by building relationships with suppliers and monitoring performance. You'll be at the heart of our success, helping our Category Merchandiser to deliver category performance. It's an environment that's packed full of opportunities, which means you can build the future you want. This is a 12 month Fixed Term Contract.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Build close relationships with suppliers, stakeholders and our supply chain to ensure continuity of supply
  • Step up and take responsibility for achieving all key performance indicators (sales, stock, margin and markdown)
  • Review sales forecasts based on historical data, seasonal trends and market trends
  • Monitor weekly performance and make recommendations to ensure that we implement in-season plans and deliver target availability across the store estate

Key Skills/Experience:

  • Previous experience in Merchandising, ideally in consumer goods, technology, non fashion or a fashion related sector
  • A relevant degree (or equivalent), e.g., Marketing, Merchandising, Retail or Business
  • Knowledge of merchandise planning systems such as SAP, Compass Planning or similar
  • Experience of business objects
  • Strong numerical, analytical skills, and communication skills

We're one team and we celebrate all of the great things you do. One way we show our gratitude is by giving you access to a range of lifestyle benefits including:

Competitive pension scheme
Life Assurance
Staff discounts and offers
Hybrid working; arrangements will depend on your role and business requirements. You could be working from our primary Currys Campus at Waterloo (WeWork), meeting & collaborating at Currys regional workspaces or working from home.

Beyond that, we'll be with you every step of the way, enabling you to get the most out of your role. We're building a team that brings technology to people, making their lives better, easier and fuller, and you can be part of it.


Assistant Category Merchandiser (New Tech/Seasonal)

London, UK

Published on 18/05/2024

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