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Date Added: Fri 26/05/2023

Head Of Supply Chain (Retail)

Leeds, LS1, UK
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Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Salary: £50000 - £55000/annum

Job Title: Head of Supply Chain (Merchandising) 

Salary: £50-55k PA + Bonus

Hours: Monday-Friday with Flexitime ( 40 hour week ) 1 day at home per week.

Department: Merchandising

Location: Leeds with some travel to stores

Report To: Merchandising Director

Reporting Line: Merchandising administrative team

About the Role

Being the functional expert for the Merchandising team and actively seeking to solve issues and present solutions to the Merchandising Director. You will be able to prioritise opportunities ensuring actions with the biggest value get completed first and drive this behaviour throughout your team.

Role Responsibilities:

Drive improved performance and customer experience through exceptional stock management.
Manage a small team, monitoring performance and setting KPIs to develop a high performing team.
Plan workloads across the team in conjunction with the Merch Timeline document
Help develop and implement new strategies on sell through rates to minimise markdown without compromising cash margin.
Ensure a great customer experience through delivery of Merchandising milestones within the Critical Path. Resolving issues through supplier/stakeholder liaison to achieve on time launches.
Manage all the product system set ups with total accuracy and subsequent checks of all catalogue pages and product web set ups.
Control and manage costs relating to supply chain including freight forwarding/ documentation.
Oversee all purchase order placement, timely delivery schedules, stock receipts, stock adjustments, retail replenishment.
Merchandising of product additions and deletions and managing seasonal capacity planning.
Track availability across core/continuity product styles to ensure these are never out of stock or challenge life cycle.
Provide visibility of Back Orders to the wider business and planned clearing dates.
Price list management of new/in season and Markdown
Responsible for ensuring all promotional and markdown activity is communicated to key stakeholders in a timely fashion and launches on time
Multibuy / deal management.
Your stakeholders

You will be expected to work across the business, communicating with the Buying and Merchandising teams and ensuring that the Merchandising administrative team are operating effectively. You will work closely with the Merchandising Director and Head of Planning in ensuring the overall objectives of the Merchandising department are met in a timely and efficient manner.


Bereavement leave
Casual dress
Company events
Company pension
Cycle to work scheme
Employee discount
Life insurance
On-site parking
Private medical insurance
Referral programme
Sick pay
Store discount
Work from home
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