What will the apprentice be doing?
· To be pivotal in driving department strategy. Planning, managing and achieving the targeted measures of sales, stock turn, markdown and profit through the construction of commercial ranges.
· To manage the in-season Open-to-Buy down to category level using the WSSI and Compass.
· By effective range planning and markdown control, manage Terminal Stocks to keep within budgeted levels.
· To train, motivate and develop the Assistant Merchandiser and Merchandise Administrator
What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?
You will be given all relevantin house training to complete your role.
Along with this you will gain a buying and merchandising qualification. This will be delivered in the workplace with continued support form you assessor coach and workplace mentor.
What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?
Once you have completed your qualification you will be given the opportunity to progress to the next level within the team.
Requirements and prospects
Desired skills and personal qualities
Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience
GCSE or equivalent maths and English (Grade 4-7) Essential
Things to consider
Some experience preffered