Job Title: Merchandiser
Salary: Up to £32,000 (depending on experience) + Company Car
Location: Field Based - UK (South West)
The Merchandiser, is responsible for the implementation of retail standards across the Well Pharmacy portfolio, primarily driving sales in several pharmacies within an agreed timeframe. You will spend your time in pharmacies, working in a hands-on manner and coaching teams to improve their skills in OTC Stock System, merchandising and implement promotional campaigns. You must have a good understanding of the financial performance of the pharmacies in their portfolio and the factors which influence this, so that you can positively impact commercial performance. You will work closely with the Senior Operations Manager, Central Support and Field Management to agree their priorities and focus.
Patient Safety, Quality and StandardsWorks with the Pharmacists and their teams to ensure that their work complies with GPhC standards & requirements of the NHS contract
OperationalEffectively uses all available commercial information to assess performance and make decisionsDrives standards of product presentation and on shelf availability in our pharmaciesDrives the delivery of the relevant KPIs through effective commercial managementSupports the delivery of excellent standards through ensuring compliance with all processes & proceduresMonitors competitor activity to look for opportunities to grow market shareParticipates in or contributes to other projects & activities as required by the businessCreate a Best in Class ‘Look and Feel’ in our Pharmacies
Delivering CareEnsures that the team are able to actively promote the benefits of our products to customers and patients
High Performance TeamActively supports performance management through providing effective coaching & feedbackEffectively trains & coaches the team so that they are empowered to achieve the required level of competenceEnsures that everyone in the team is clear on how their role supports the delivery of excellent merchandising standards through regular, clear & effective communicationProvides timely and effective feedback to managers regarding the performance of the teamConstantly seeks to develop their own skills & competence and builds an environment of ongoing learning for all team membersFeeds back insights and competitor activity to the commercial team
Problem Solving & Change:Has sound decision making abilitiesIs adept at identifying problems & devising solutions which are based on sound analysisIs a change-agent who actively embraces & consistently drives changeAble to influence internal stakeholders on matters relating to their area of responsibilityAble to understand competitor activity & likely impact on the business
Key knowledge and skills required for the role:Sound commercial & analytical skillsMarket leading product presentation skillsExcellent communication skillsEffective coaching & feedback skillsStrong planning & organising – able to manage conflicting priorities & plan their time effectivelyAble to build & maintain highly effective professional networks through building relationships with stakeholders based on mutual trust
Ideally:Thrives on customer & colleague interactionWorks at pace and with energyIs resilient, enjoys constant change & challengeIs motivated by delivering tangible & measurable resultsIs flexible & adaptable
In return we can offer you:Competitive salariesExcellent training & development opportunitiesPaid HolidaysWorkplace pension schemeStaff DiscountTravel Loans and more…
Closing date: 6th June 2022
We reserve the right to close this vacancy in advance of the closing date.