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Merchandising Manager

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Nairobi, Kenya

3 weeks ago


Job Description

Monitoring product sell through rates so as to make informed decisions on whether to market, replenish or reduce price of products. Work closely with the buying and design department to ensure that the right products are ordered and produced. Work closely with Retail teams to ensure that Visual Merchandising standards, guidelines and directives are adhered to and are fulfilling the needs of the business.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  1. Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and adapt to rapid change
  2. Strong team player and manager – able to gain trust, respect and confidence quickly and effectively
  3. Creative, with an innovative thought process
  4. Strong internal/external stakeholder management skills
  5. Self-starter with the ability to work under minimal supervision and guidance
  6. Enthusiasm, energy and determination to achieve results
  7. Strong and convincing presentation skills – able to get ideas across quickly and effectively and gain relevant buy-in and support

Education + Experience

  1. 5 years Merchandising and Inventory Management experience, preferably in the Retail sector
  2. Previous experience as a Merchandising Manager or Head of Merchandising in the fashion retail industry
  3. Customer-focused knowledge of market and trends
  4. Experience implementing complex change and acting as business lead for technology implementation