• Assistant Merchandiser

    Location UK-London, Finchley (Global Headquarters)
    Job ID
    2018-3127
    Position Type
    Permanent Full-Time
    Category/Function
    Sales and Business Development
    Brand
    Pentland Brands
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    Building a family of brands, for the world to love, generation after generation

     

    Pentland is the name behind some of the world’s best sports, outdoor and fashion brands.

     

    We own Berghaus, Canterbury of New Zealand, Speedo, Boxfresh, Ellesse, KangaROOS, Mitre, Prostar and Red or Dead. We are also the global licensee for Lacoste Chaussures and Ted Baker footwear, the UK licensee for Kickers, and are shareholders in other companies such as Hunter, Butterfly Twists, Heidi Klein and Tracksmith.

     

    We’re a third-generation, family-owned business – and we retain strong family values. We care about people, and that’s what drives our day-to-day work. Last year the Great Place to Work® Institute recognised Pentland Brands the 11th Best Workplace in the UK and the 16th Best Workplace in Europe. Our global headquarters is in the UK and we employ 2,000 people across 20 countries around the world.

     

    We believe that doing business the right way, with respect for people and the environment, is essential for ensuring our long-term sustainability - generation after generation. The Pentland values are at the heart of what we do and how we interact with the world around us.

     

    For further information, please visit www.pentland.com.

     

     Key Role of the Job:

     

    To assist the Department Store consignment model with stock movement in line with the company strategy and company targets. To develop a long term sustainable turnover, profit and customer relationships, while promoting Pentland Brands PLC, No Ordinary Shoes and company visions.    

     

    Responsibilities:
     

    • Customer Service
    • Create seasonal contracts on the SAP system ensuring all orders are loaded correctly.
    • Process allocations to stores.
    • Pro-actively highlighting delays.
    • Work closely with DC to manage stock deliveries.
    • Weekly invoicing and returns according to JLP guidelines.
    • Work with Credit Control to reconcile invoices.
    • Process weekly replenishment orders.
    • Maintain an organised sales and order book.
    • Proactively highlight replenishment opportunities.
    • Effectively manage stock collections from stores and process through SAP.
    • Reconcile stock across John Lewis systems and SAP.
    • Work with I.T and Credit Control to identify system improvements for consignment.

     Trade & Planning

    • Weekly trade and planning meetings.
    • Track weekly sales performance to target and identify any over/under performance issues and recommend resolutions.
    • Assist the building of stock and sales plans to ensure stock availability to maximise sales while minimising excess stock and markdown levels.
    • Ensure pricing is in line with the ‘Never knowingly undersold’ policy.

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

                             What you need to have

     

    • Good verbal and written communication skills
    • SAP system experience
    • Solid analytical and admin skills
    • Understanding of microsoft excel program
    • Strong planning and organisation skills
    • Ability to work cross functionally
    • Drive for results
    • Ability to work unsupervised with ‘can do’ attitude 
    • A high customer focus

                        What we need to see in you

     

    • Extraordinary, do not accept mediocrity
    • Hard working, motivated and enthusiastic
    • Proactive and creative in making it happen.
    • Energetic, driven and determined 
    • Honest with the business and themselves.
    • Prepared to learn, and keep sharpening the saw. 
    • A BIG team player, but single minded on getting the right result for the business.
    • God gave us two ears and one mouth; they should be used in that proportion. Seek first to understand, and then be understood. 

     

     

     

     This overview gives you a feel for what you’ll be doing day to day but it’s not an A to Z.

     

     www.pentland.com                                     https://careers-pentland.icims.com/                                    

     

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