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Senior Merchandiser



Posted over 30 days ago...


Join Otrium as a Senior Merchandiser and revolutionize off-price fashion with your data-driven strategies and merchandising expertise


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London, England, United Kingdom,

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In-person- London United Kingdom

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Expires at anytime

Organisation summary

Otrium, an innovative and dynamic off-price concessions business, is on the lookout for a Senior Merchandiser to enhance their platform. The company thrives at the intersection of fashion and technology, offering an exciting environment for those passionate about transforming the industry with data analytics and strategic inventory management. Join a forward-thinking team committed to driving growth, improving customer experience, and increasing profitability.

Role Summary

  • Implement data-driven merchandising strategies for fast inventory turnover.
  • Manage seasonal readiness across website and category levels.
  • Develop proactive strategies to exit slow-moving stock.
  • Utilize data analytics for informed assortment decisions.
  • Create merchandising guidelines aligned with market trends.
  • Enhance online assortment visibility and relevance.
  • Collaborate with Marketing, Partnerships, and Pricing teams for unified goals.

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 with v-lookups, pivot tables, and complex formulas.
  • Expertise in assortment planning, seasonal readiness, and inventory management.
  • Prior experience in the off-price fashion segment is advantageous.
  • Experience with a fashion buying role is a plus.
  • Experience in online visual merchandising is beneficial.

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 optimise 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)

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