Here, at New Look, everything that we do is for the love of fashion.
We’ve been bringing the latest fashion to the high-street since 1969. We’re now a global, multichannel brand offering on-trend, value-fashion for women, men and teenage girls. Even after 50 years we’ve stayed true to our original mission of delivering fabulous products at a price our customers can afford.
We invented fast fashion and it’s our colleagues today that continue our journey to create a New Look that everyone loves.
It’s our values that inspire us every day - we play to win, we are customer obsessed, we work as one…and it starts with you.
We are always on the lookout for talented, passionate people to join our New Look team.
To put the customer requirements at the centre of our offer. To support the Merchandiser to maximise sales opportunity and profitability, by delivering a commercial level of sales and stock across all relevant regions and channels. To provide support to the Team with daily figure analysis, future sales and range planning, as well as communicating closely with the Buying team in line with the Critical Path. Responsible for managing and developing junior team members, in order to create a high performing team. Deputises in the absence of the Merchandiser / Senior Merchandiser.
Achieving department KPI’s in line with strategy and department plan, maximising sales and profit
Monitoring stock commitment and intake phasing in weekly trade / order signing meetings, ensuring all amends are actioned in a timely manner
Reviewing actual versus planned stock levels and ensuring targets are met
Supporting the Merchandiser with Weekly Sales and Stock Intake (WSSI), sales stock and Open to Buy (OTB) forecasting
Managing line monitors, feeding back solutions to over / under stocked issues, ensuring the smooth running of continuity lines
Identifying significant sales trends and implementing them promptly, using current / future sales data to ensure a balanced and commercial range with the Team
Contributing ideas and solutions which you believe may have commercial gain
Sound understanding of the Department’s current Customer insights, Market Share and opportunities
Overall responsibility for sizing and ensuring this is checked
Reviewing performance by profit block / key styles / weekly themes. Undertaking ad-hoc analysis of performance and reporting back to the Merchandiser
Making trade suggestions by analysing data, identifying issues and sales trends to ensure maximised sales and profit
Managing the price integrity, price change, promotion and markdown process in the system
Completing lessons learnt analysis
Supporting and developing the Merchandise Admin Assistant (MAA), delivering relevant training and support when required and acting as a positive role model
Developing an effective working relationship with the MAA, Assistant Buyer and Buying Admin Assistant, along with influencing decisions to ensure the best outcome for the department
Creating a positive Team spirit
Translating the BMD vision into clear goals and objectives for yourself
PC literate – Intermediate / Advanced Excel, Word, Powerpoint, Outlook
Highly numerical and analytical
Proactive with a practical approach to problem solving
Minimum level of education or qualifications
Measures / Key Performance Indicators
To contribute to a commercial and profitable Team that maximises sales opportunity
Significantly reduce markdown year on year
Terminal stock targets met by maximising full price sales opportunities
Stock distribution managed effectively with minimal over or under stocked levels
Continuity lines managed efficiently
Management of Commitment
Delivery of the Gross Profit Margin target
Good internal and external relationships
Live and breathe our New Look Values
Why New Look?
The amazing people, the love of fashion, the 4pm Friday finishes – there are so many reasons to love working at New Look.
We offer training to support you and your career progression, so that you can be at your absolute best.
You’ll also receive these amazing benefits:
Apply now to find out more.