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Quest Search & Selection


Ref: GP340-2181

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Quest is working in partnership with a reputed retail and clothing and accessories business who are looking for a Senior Merchandiser to be based in Abu Dhabi. You will be working together with an active and energetic team.

Apply quickly by sending your CV online.

As a Senior Merchandiser, you will:

* Assist in merchandise plans for the category based on insights gained from merchandise mix, historical trends and outlook projected by the brand
* Analyse store profile based on reports, including weeks of stock, merchandise sales blend, inventory by store grade
* Ensure effective in-season management (stock analysis and balancing, markdown management, stock vs. sale performance)
* Plan merchandise mix for each store and complete initial product allocation to stores and reserve management based on pre-distribution
* Monitor the product line, pricing, and developments of competitor brands
* Ensure the ageing standards are followed and the stock turns are maintained as per the company policy
* Manage margin negotiations, orders, stock distribution and product selection
* Monitor and analyse both, the best sellers and slow sellers and take appropriate actions
* Keep a track of actual sales vs sales forecasts, inventory checks, forth coming events and address the replenishment needs of the stores on day-to-day basis


Desirable skills and background:

* Bachelor's degree in a retail related subject preferred.
* Minimum 7-12 Years' Experience in Buying and Merchandising

Experience within a retail buying environment in MENA and/or other relevant experiences of other brands.

We request that candidates send their CV as a Microsoft Word document where possible.

Quest Search and Selection is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

About the Company

Quest Search & Selection is a specialist recruitment consultancy with over 20 years' experience in sourcing the world's best candidates for the global Retail, FMCG and Hospitality sectors.

With offices in the UK & Dubai, we have an international presence and a global reach. Our recruiters place candidates locally and internationally for a wide variety of roles focusing on the following areas:

Retail Buying & Merchandising, E-commerce & Digital, Food & Beverage, Hotels, Hospitality & Operations, Retail Stores & Operations, HR & Recruitment, Procurement, Supply Chain & Logistics, Sales & Marketing, Technical and New Product Development.

We work in partnership with our clients who range from famous international brands within the Retail, Restaurant, Hotel and Consumer products space. Our reputation is built on our in-depth understanding of the industry and our consultants' skill, knowledge and passion for their sectors.

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AED 4,000

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