Retail Merchandising Analyst - Malta - 25-27k

  • Location: Malta
  • Salary: €25,000 to €27,000 with staff discount
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job reference: 24759

A major player in the Mediterranean retail fashion scene is now seeking to hire a Retail Merchandising Analyst to join their highly successful head office team, based in Malta.

Role purpose:

Directly accountable for product performance. The objective of the role is to ensure that optimum stock levels are monitored and maintained, by brand and by store. To assist in increasing profitability and reducing mark down %.

Key Accountabilities and Decision Ownership:

Strategy:

  • Contribute to the overall Fashion Division Strategy by giving relevant input.

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Analyse Inventory risks and opportunities, and implementing inventory allocation strategies, and increases profit margins.
  • Monitor sales performance across multiple stores/brands on a weekly, monthly and seasonal basis.
  • Propose commercial actions/stock movement to Retail Function
  • Produce weekly trade reports to summarise, analyse and identify key profit drivers to enable stock movement, stock reordering and effective buying
  • Use sales history to formulate a comprehensive buying plan per store within remit, understanding sales growth, future trends and category drivers
  • Ability to manage Mark Down business strategy, ensuring profit margins are maximised
  • Ensure correct mix of product available in all stores across geographical area
  • Collate trade feedback from Store Managers
  • Monitor retail trends and competitor products to achieve thorough understanding of the industry

Requirements:

  • You should be a numbers person, very analytical, an excel expert and a reporting wizard
  • Be able to investigate trends in data and present them in an understandable/insightful way that allows your colleagues to take credible action based the insights you provide
  • A passion for fashion certainly helps!

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