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Senior Merchandiser

Otrium

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Posted over 30 days ago...

Join Otrium as a Senior Merchandiser and Revolutionize Off-Price Fashion with Your Data-Driven Expertise

Overview

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Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands,

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In-person- Amsterdam Netherlands

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Expires at anytime

Organisation Summary

At Otrium, an innovator in the off-price fashion sector, we're passionate about offering stylish solutions while optimizing inventory turnover. With our tech-driven platform, we provide a unique shopping experience by ensuring commercially smart stock management, rapid sell-through, and strategic partnerships. Our team thrives in a collaborative environment on the waterside in the Houthavens, where creativity and strategic thinking are at the heart of our daily operations.

Role Summary

  • Develop and implement data-driven merchandising strategies for high inventory turnover.
  • Manage seasonal readiness and ensure smooth transitions on the website and category levels.
  • Strategize proactive exits for slow-moving stock through pricing and liquidation tactics.
  • Utilize analytics to inform decisions on assortment, focusing on customer demand and market trends.
  • Create merchandising guidelines for new stock intake that align with market trends and commercial viability.
  • Enhance platform appeal by increasing assortment visibility and relevance across digital platforms.
  • Collaborate with key departments to achieve aligned goals and maintain a unified approach.

Role Requirements

  • 5-7 years of Merchandising experience with a track record of commercial success.
  • Deep understanding of online fashion industry dynamics and trends.
  • Advanced data analysis skills, including proficiency in v-lookups, pivot tables, and complex formulas.
  • Expertise in assortment planning, seasonal readiness, and inventory management.
  • Experience in the off-price fashion segment is a plus.
  • Background in fashion buying and online visual merchandising is advantageous.

What We Offer

  • Competitive salary with generous SAR package.
  • 25 days holiday per year plus birthday off and 8 weeks Workation option.
  • Modern, plant-filled office space with bi-weekly lunches.
  • Mac laptop, home office setup, and OneFit gym subscription discount.
  • An incredible 35% Otrium employee discount.

Your impact

Otrium is seeking a Senior Merchandiser to bring a buyer’s mindset to our dynamic off-price concessions business. This strategic role requires an individual with extensive merchandising experience and a keen eye for commercially sound inventory management. You'll leverage advanced data analysis skills to optimize our assortment, ensuring fast sell-through, healthy margins, efficient inventory turns, and reduced stock age. You’ll report into the Director  of Partnerships and collaborate closely with multiple teams such as Marketing, Product and Pricing. You'll develop a winning strategy to get the right stock in, facilitate our growth, enhance visibility of strategic inventory while at the same time clearing out long-tail items, thereby driving platform profitability. If you're a data-savvy merchandising pro with a passion for fashion and technology, we are looking precisely for you!

Your responsibilities


  • Implement dynamic, data-driven strategies to ensure fast inventory turnover in a commercially sound way
  • Oversee seasonal readiness at website and category level, ensuring timely updates and seamless transitions
  • Orchestrate a strategy for proactively exiting slow-moving stock, employing multiple methods such as pricing adjustments, liquidation etc.
  • Utilise data analytics and market knowledge to make informed assortment decisions, enhancing stock intake and ensuring we always are in stock of the fundamental core assortment that our customers want
  • Develop merchandising guidelines for new stock intake, aligning with market trends and commercial viability while working within the constraints of the off-price inventory world
  • Elevate platform appeal by improving assortment visibility and relevance on website and app
  • Foster consistent communication and collaboration across key teams (Marketing, Partnerships, Pricing) to ensure aligned goals and a unified approach.

What you’ll bring to the team:


  • 5-7 years of experience in a Merchandising role with a proven track record of commercial success
  • Demonstrated experience within the online fashion industry, with a deep understanding of its dynamics and trends
  • Advanced data analysis skills, including proficiency in v-lookups, pivot tables, and complex formulas
  • Proven expertise in assortment planning, seasonal readiness, and inventory management
  • Experience in the off-price fashion segment (a plus)
  • Experience with a fashion buying role (a plus)
  • Experience in online visual merchandising (a plus)

What we offer you for being O-mazing:


  • A competitive, market-rate salary and generous SAR package
  • 25 days holiday per year - plus a day off on your birthday and 8 weeks Workation option!
  • An open, spacious, plant-filled office on the waterside in the Houthavens
  • Delicious bi-weekly office lunches - prepared by our lovely Hub & Culture Manager, Denise
  • Mac laptop and more handy tech - including setting up your home office via Workwize
  • OneFit gym subscription discount 
  • And, of course, an incredible 35% Otrium employee discount!
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