• Merchandiser

    Job ID
    2019-2367
    Operating Company
    Offer & Sourcing, Supply & Logistics
    # of Openings Remaining
    1
    Category
    Commercial
    Position Type
    Permanent
    Contract Type
    Full Time
    Job Locations
    ENG-Hampshire-Southampton
    End Date
    28/01/2019
  • Overview

    We’re Kingfisher. You might know us as B&Q, Screwfix, Castorama, Brico Depot or Koçtaş. We’re made up of 79,000 passionate people, call 1,302 stores home and operate in 10 countries. That’s right, we’re big, but we have ambitions to become even bigger and even better. We want to become the leading home improvement company and grow the largest community of home improvers in the world. And that’s where you come in.

     

    At Kingfisher, we’re revolutionising the way our renowned brands – B&Q, Screwfix, Castorama, Brico Depot and Koçtaş – operate. Offer and Supply is working globally across all our brands so that our 6 million customers recognise the same unified product ranges at the same prices, wherever they are in the world. Here, collaborating with colleagues is essential – whether you’re creating and deciding what we’ll sell globally or delivering new and exciting products to our customers, you’ll push boundaries and make your mark. There’s no doubt that this new way of working is challenging, but it’s also very rewarding – and with that comes opportunity. Opportunity that’s yours for the taking.

    Responsibilities

    We are currently recruiting for a key role within our Kitchens Merchandising team, reporting into the Head of Merchandising. The role of the Merchandiser is to create visually inspiring and commercially effective product displays for all Operating Companies, making the customer journey easier and more inspirational while enabling self-selection where relevant. This will be achieved by defining, developing and delivering the visual merchandising and space planning for each range.

     

    This position will require the Merchandiser to work at an international group wide level and will be responsible for delivering customer focused merchandising principles across all Kingfisher Groups Operating Companies. This person will need to have significant experience in visual merchandising with a clear knowledge and appreciation for multi-format merchandising concepts, effective visualization of those concepts and space planning.

     

    This is an exciting opportunity to work at an international level within the organisation, working across numerous cultures, countries and working environments.

    Qualifications

    We are looking for someone with significant experience within visual merchandising, an understanding of customer journey mapping and the ability to create visuals of concept and designs.

     

    You will also have experience of sales performance reporting and a background in analysis, forecasting and space planning. You should be comfortable with in store communication, with experience of store operations as well as broad experience working across multi-format merchandising concepts and with different store equipment solutions.

     

    This is an exciting opportunity to join our global business. In return, we provide an inspirational working environment, a competitive benefits package and opportunities to stretch and grow your career. Interested? Great, we can’t wait to hear from you.