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Assistant Merchandise Planner Full Time

at Tesco in London (Published at 16-01-2020)

About the role

You will support and assist your manager and the wider category team in achieving the department profitability and sales strategy.

You will be working on the Home Essentials (Seasonal Category)

Product types include: Laundry care, Storage, Kitchen plastics, Floorcare, JML, Keep it Handy £1 mod

There will also be an opportunity to take responsibility for specific sub categories within the area.

You will be responsible for

Assisting in the departmental range building process (incl. collating and analysing data for strategy packs and range sign offs) to deliver sales, stock and profit targets

Contributes to strategy and trade meetings with information based on fact and intuition.

Ensuring the CRST systems accurately reflect the range build for launch in line with critical path

Supporting the department range launch critical path (incl. post launch reviews)

Feeding into the promotion and events trade plan (incl. managing nomination process in line with budget.

Updating and maintaining all ranging/ merchandising systems/ trackers

Ensuring that our pricing is administered within agreed timescales, adhering to pricing policy

Identifying and managing exit of lines from the business including escalating impact on all KPI's

Realising and creating awareness of the departmental WSSI forecasting (at sub group level to small department level), highlighting risks and opportunities and managing KPI's Vs budget.

Preparing Monday Trade Analysis reports and undertaking follow up actions

Reviewing performance Vs. all KPI's highlighting risks, opportunities and proposing actions

Following our Business Code of Conduct and always acting with integrity and due diligence

You will need

Skills relevant for the role:
Experience in an FMCG retailer

Report preparation

Data analysis and numeracy

MS Office (esp Excel)


Teams you will work with:
  • Merchandise Planning Manager

  • Customer Proposition Analyst

  • Assistant Buyer

  • Finance Manager UK

  • SRD

People Budgets and other Resources you'll be responsible for:
Trade plan performance Vs forecast

Sales/Profit/Stock for relevant areas.

About us

Tesco has become a market leader by doing the little things that really matter for our customers and colleagues. It is part of what makes Tesco such a great place to work!

We are the UK's number one retailer and we pride ourselves on offering a great shopping experience. We are passionate about our food, merchandise and services and will always try to get things right for our customers.

But did you know we also offer great job opportunities? With stores, distribution centres and offices across the UK, we have a vast variety of roles and we are always looking for people who have a hunger to work with customers and colleagues across our exciting business. We believe in treating each other with respect and giving everyone an equal opportunity to get on. It's our people that make the difference every day - helping us make a difference for our customers.

We are proud to have an inclusive culture at Tesco where everyone is welcome and truly feels able to be themselves. At Tesco, we not only celebrate diversity, but recognise the value and opportunity it brings to enable us to serve our shoppers a little better every day. We strive to create a workforce that reflects our customers not only here in the UK, but worldwide. Our aim is to attract and welcome a diverse range applicants from all walks of life and we would love to hear from you!

NOTE: Should you be successful in your application, your offer will be subject to and conditional upon you providing your bank account details on your agreed start date.

What?s in it for you

We offer excellent benefits that help make Tesco a great place to work. These include but aren?t limited to:

An annual bonus scheme which you can achieve up to 3.5% of base salary

Colleague Clubcard (including a 2nd card for a family member) after 6 months service with 10% off most purchases at Tesco

20% off F&F

Holiday starting at 20 days plus a personal day

A retirement savings plan - 4%-7.5% contribution rate

Life Assurance - 5 x contractual pay

Buy As You Earn Scheme

Save As You Earn Scheme

Deals & Discounts through Tesco including Tesco Mobile & Tesco Bank

Deals and Discounts through many other external businesses

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