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Gillian Barber Recruitment Recently Published A Notification For Hiring For Merchandiser – Supplier to the Retail Industry, Candidates Who Are Interested And Keep Eligibility For Hiring Position. Check All Details About Gillian Barber Recruitment Merchandiser – Supplier to the Retail Industry Job Vacancy In South Africa. Candidates who have Enough Educational Qualification And Experience can apply for Gillian Barber Recruitment Jobs Vacancy 2022 . The Company will pay A Expected monthly salary Of ZAR 15455.00 per month after selection.

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Hiring Agency Gillian Barber Recruitment South Africa
Job Role Merchandiser – Supplier to the Retail Industry
Job Location Southern Suburbs, Western Cape
Salary / Payout  Expected. Pay Of ZAR 15455.00 per month
Type Of Job South Africa Jobs

Detailed Job Description

Overview

Due to expansion and growth in the company, I have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Merchandiser. The company develops products and product solutions to the retail industry (Fashion, Sport, Outdoors, Lifestyle and Leisure).

Key Performance Areas (primary objectives): … to be measured against developed KPIs

  • Business development and customer liaising (across buyers)
  • Product merchandising and range building (start to finish)
  • Product and supplier development with landed costing calculations
  • Sampling and order planning relaying across the team to ensure smooth production
  • Creating and managing the critical path in-line with budgets and deadlines
  • Liaising with the internal teams and overseas factories in the Far East
  • Taking full responsibility of the final product delivery and any issues that may arise
  • Communicating account management/merchandising issues to all levels of the business in a clear
    and concise manner

Role Responsibilities:

  • Protect and grow existing business against set sales and GP% targets.
  • Develop new markets, customers and product opportunities
  • Follow trends and map these to customer handwriting
  • Present customers with timeous presentation of viable product range offerings
  • Oversee product and creative work that builds on a diverse and dependable supplier base
  • Evaluate and report on the financial health of product performance and stock availability
  • Implement and monitor strategy directives, ensuring resources are met and monitoring risk

Resource Responsibilities:

  • Guide product development and optimum performance of the design team
  • Oversee sourcing and optimum performance of the team and supplier relationships
  • Coordinate and report across multiple projects to ensure they are aligned with strategy and budget
  • Work closely with and support production and shipping lead
  • Work closely with and support dispatch and warehousing lead
  • Feedback to director and stand in senior team member

These requirements are representative, but not all-inclusive, of the knowledge, skills, and abilities required to
lead in the role of a manager (mentoring, planning, communicating monitoring and evaluating outcomes).

Skills and Experience:

  • Already have experience within a wholesale merchandiser role or account manager position
  • History of trade shows and comp shopping in overseas High Street stores (travel experience)
  • Experience working with retailers in a supply set up (entrepreneurial)
  • Strong organisational skills and handles pressure well with attention to detail
  • Displays initiative and works well in a team, reporting upwards with commercial awareness
  • Strong computer literacy with excellent written and verbal skills (cloud-based systems)
  • Ability to work with deadlines and priorities, being calm and assertive
  • Knowledge of the functions, operation and mission of the import and retail industry.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of economic, budgeting, and accounting principles and practices.
  • Outstanding communication and interpersonal abilities, giving feedback and taking accountability.
  • Thorough understanding of diverse business processes and strategy development, results driven.
  • Good understanding of research methods and data analysis techniques, quality management.
  • Evidence of the ability to practice a high level of confidentiality.

1. New Business Development

  • Develop new markets, customers and product opportunities
  • Responsible for seeking out new customer accounts and new products to bring to new and existing markets.
  • Always seeking market gaps and product opportunities.
  • Maintaining existing customer account relationships through regular face to face meetings and telephone calls.
  • Tracking sales against budgets and previous year’s sales monthly.
  • Champion companies CRM system, ensuring accurate and up to date data.
  • Request business intelligence reports to facilitate new business development and current customer maintenance.

2. Design and Range Building

  • Follow trends and map these to customer handwriting
  • Present customers with timeous presentation of viable product range offerings
  • Ensure a clear understanding of all customers “handwriting”.
  • Ensure all buyers “Buying Calendars” are in hand and calendared in the CRM.
  • Ensure timeous contact is made with each buyer in line with their buying calendar in order to contribute to their range build and to ensure that opportunities to be “planned in” are not missed.
  • Stay on top and ahead of fashions and trends through the following methods:
    • Desktop researching (continuous and ongoing)
    • In store local comp shopping (at least once per month)
    • Online and Magazine subscriptions
    • Visiting overseas fashion hubs (at least once per annum)
    • Travel to Trade Shows and undertake factory visits (at least once per annum).

3. Product and Supplier Development

  • Oversee product and creative work that builds on a diverse and dependable supplier base
  • Guide product development and optimum performance of the design team
  • Oversee sourcing and optimum performance of the team and supplier relationships
  • Use design and creative team to build product ranges and presentations for customers.
  • Coordinate with sourcing team to prepare quotations/costings on product – keeping in line with the companies minimum required GP.
  • Build and document a clear understanding of the supplier’s capabilities in terms of content (i.e. the type and quality of product they produce) and capacity.
  • Review and report on suppliers’ quality performance on orders produced to date.

4. Sampling and order planning relaying across the team to ensure smooth production

  • Liaise with the customer for concept, design and approval of pre-production samples
  • Liaise with sourcing team to approve and manufacture samples as required by the customer
  • Manage sampling process and together with the Merchandising Assistant ensuring that the customer’s approval is received as per the timelines.

5. Creating and managing the critical path in-line with budgets and deadlines

  • Capture and update all pulses on Monday.com
  • Cross check all critical dates across boards
  • Ensure accuracy of all data on all platforms
  • Any deviances from company guidelines to be escalated to management for approval and/or discussion

6. Liaising with the internal teams and overseas factories in the Far East

  • Communicate to the sourcing team all the necessary detail required for effective and efficient sourcing of potential projects.
  • Advise shipping and logistics all necessary information to obtain an accurate shipping cost for the product costing tool.
  • Advise the team of all changes relating to product specifications, quantity and delivery dates.

7. Taking full responsibility of the final product delivery and any issues that may arise

  • Communicate and update on all aspects of the projects and customer orders.
  • Communicate and update the customer with all necessary information
  • Manage the customer’s expectations regarding delivery dates
  • Manage the customer’s expectations regarding price/quality relationship

8. Communicating account management/merchandising issues to all levels of the business in a clear and concise manner

  • In your weekly report update the team by including any and all information required by the team to fulfil their role in successfully landing and distributing your customer orders.

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