uo - Merchandising Admin Assistant

Country :
United Kingdom
Region :
London
County :
Greater London
Town :
CENTRAL LONDON
Category :
Administration
Contract type :
Permanent
Availability :
Full time

Job description

\r\n\r\nThe main objective of this role is to provide support to the Planner in all areas of the Merchandising department.\r\n\r\nDUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES\r\n\r\n\r\n\tCoordinate all in-bound freight into the warehouse ensuring timely delivery and product quantity.\r\n\tActively manage vendor chargebacks as appropriate.\r\n\tEnsure compliance standards are appropriately adhered to.\r\n\tEffectively communicate in bound product delivery dates with the branch merchandising, allocator and buying teams.\r\n\tLiaise with vendors to ensure deliveries are on time and in full. \r\n\tSystem maintenance (IP\/MTS) post TOP-approval.\r\n\tProvide regular reporting on vendor performance across key metrics.\r\n\r\n\r\nREQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE\r\n\r\n\r\n\tStrong knowledge of Microsoft Office, Word, Excel and Outlook.\r\n\tAbility to multitask in a fast paced environment.\r\n\tStrong communication and organisational skills.\r\n\tStrong numerical and analytical skills.\r\n\tCommercial awareness and a keen interest in the fashion retail industry.\r\n\tWork experience within a Buying\/Merchandising office.\r\n\r\n","jobBenefits":"Competitive Salary Plus Benefits","employmentType":"FULL_TIME","baseSalary":{"@type":"MonetaryAmount","currency":"GBP","value":null},"datePosted":"2019-02-07 15:06:26","validThrough":"2020-02-08","hiringOrganization":{"@type":"Organization","name":"Urban Outfitters","image":"https:\/\/cdn.3dmarcomms.com\/client_logos\/medium\/eujobs.urbanoutfitters.com.png","logo":"https:\/\/cdn.3dmarcomms.com\/client_logos\/medium\/eujobs.urbanoutfitters.com.png","sameAs":"https:\/\/eujobs.urbanoutfitters.com\/","url":"https:\/\/eujobs.urbanoutfitters.com\/"},"industry":null,"jobLocation":{"@type":"Place","address":{"@type":"PostalAddress","addressLocality":"London"}}} UO- Merchandising Admin Assistant Location London Salary Competitive Salary Plus Benefits Job Advert Description Urban Outfitters – Merchandising Admin Assistant

Urban Outfitters is bringing an alternative vision of retail to the world. We started out as a single boutique in 1970s Philadelphia, came to Europe 20 years ago and grew to 51 stores across the UK, Republic of Ireland, Denmark, Sweden, Belgium, Germany, Hong Kong, Spain, Italy and France. We’ve kept all our buying, merchandising, editorial and selling in-house as we’ve done it.

Now we’ve got our eyes on new horizons. And we’re looking for talented, fresh-thinking and dynamic people to come with us.

We’re looking for a Merchandising Admin Assistant (MAA) to join our team. 

JOB PURPOSE

The main objective of this role is to provide support to the Planner in all areas of the Merchandising department.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Coordinate all in-bound freight into the warehouse ensuring timely delivery and product quantity.
Actively manage vendor chargebacks as appropriate.
Ensure compliance standards are appropriately adhered to.
Effectively communicate in bound product delivery dates with the branch merchandising, allocator and buying teams.
Liaise with vendors to ensure deliveries are on time and in full. 
System maintenance (IP/MTS) post TOP-approval.
Provide regular reporting on vendor performance across key metrics.