Buying & merchandising

Head of Merchandising

Head Of Merchandising - UK


Does a Head Of Merchandising opportunity interest you? We're always looking for strong talent to present to our clients. Therefore, we would still love to hear from you - simply apply below with an updated version of your CV and we will be in contact shortly to hear more about your goals.



- Oversee team of Merchandisers and Senior Merchandisers

- Report into Managing Director/Retail Director/Finance & Operations Director

- Formulate department strategy and overall growth plan for business

- Identify risks and opportunities for the future based on market knowledge

- Work in conjunction with Buying Director

- Formulate forward view in conjunction with Buying

- Report to the board on a monthly basis on trading as well as risks to the business

- Prepare budget, sales and profit targets

- Develop and agree balanced commercial plans in conjunction with Buyer

- Create range plans to optimise allocated space whilst maximising sales, return on space and profit density

- Agree and deliver promotional and marketing plans to optimise sales and profit.

- Monitor performance against plan, taking appropriate action to maximise sales and profit

- Plan availability of product and managing intake of stocks in line with agreed stock levels


- Solid background in Merchandising with approximately 3-5 years experience at Senior Merchandiser level

- Proven track record driving the business forward

- Excellent commercial skills and knowledge of the market and competition

- Advanced analytical and numerical skills

- Excellent organisational skills

- Accurate with good attention to detail

- Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

- Proven ability to influence and negotiate effectively

I f this Head Of Merchandising r o l e interests you, please click the 'Apply' button and submit your CV a n d quote reference BM006


Melanie Mitchell

If this Head of Merchandising role interests you, please click the ‘Apply’ button and submit your cv with your portfolio and quote reference BM007.