Sainsbury Vacancies – Senior Merchandiser

Website Sainsbury's

Job Description:

Stationery is a well-established category with the potential to grow even larger with the right leader. It’s a fast paced and diverse department, which operates across multi-brand and-channel (Sainsbury’s, Argos and Habitat). The category is complex and offers our customers everything from core writing to premium brands; market leading own label design to fun kids crafts. With a true mix of FOB and domestic sourcing, this role offers the right person a great opportunity to drive performance and success.

Job Responsibilities:

  • To liaise with global suppliers and sourcing offices to identify the most cost-effective sourcing routes, and work closely with overseas teams
  • Ensure on-time range launches through delivery of merchandising milestones
  • To work with the Senior Buyer in the creation of the seasonal plan and strategy for sales, stock, margin, waste and markdown within agreed parameters to ensure departmental KPI’s are achieved
  • To work in partnership with Senior Buyers to develop financial plans and budgets, and develop accurate forecasts to help run the business effectively
  • Manage and drive customer availability in all channels
  • Work cross functionally with operational teams to drive efficiency
  • Ensure that forecasted demand represents a true forward view of customer requirement
  • Create and implement a customer driven strategic vision for your ranges in line with the category strategy
  • Working closely with the Senior Buyer, to develop and implement joint business plans with suppliers in line with department strategy

Job Details:

Company: Sainsbury’s

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: London, England

Application Deadline: N/A

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