Junior Merchandiser

Junior Merchandiser 

Location:Southwark, London


Full-time Working hours 9.30am, 5:30pm (flexible WFH on request )

About Us

‘WE ARE WE WEAR’ Building confidence, one body at a time Everyone deserves to feel confident in their lingerie & swimwear. That’s why We Are We Wear is dedicated to creating quality swimwear & intimates with everybody in mind. 

With sizes ranging from XS to 3XL – and appropriate enhancements made to ensure comfort across the board – join us in saying goodbye to unrealistic beauty standards and hello to We Are We Wear.

The Role

This is a junior position & expect to have 5+ years of experience within retail merchandising. We are looking for someone with excellent communication skills, and good problem-solving skills. Someone who is extremely organised & highly analytical to work under pressure & meet deadlines. Experience with dealing with offshore factories that deal with large production lines is ideally required. 

Main responsibilities will include:


  • Develop & maintain a portfolio of suppliers.
  • Plan & implement global logistics strategy, ensuring targets are met. 
  • Drive & manage cost negotiations with suppliers.
  • Raising initial Po’s 
  • Logistics management 
  • merchandising planning
  • Stock controller
  • Continuously looking for ways to improve lead times
  • Track & monitor deliveries per wholesale account.
  • Anticipate potential supply chain issues & expedite it.
  • Responsible for driving the effective use of systems & maintenance & accuracy.
  • Capacity booking negotiation with suppliers. 
  • Be able to manage a small merchandising team
  • Planning demand and providing accurate forecasts for stock requirements from key suppliers.
  • Ensuring minimal stock wastage.
  • Support in the shaping and execution of the purchasing strategy.
  • Working closely with our warehouse & distribution centres 
  • Work closely with the director to understand payment issues related to accounts. 
  • Assist with overheads budgeting & financial planning 
  • Processing orders from wholesale accounts.
  • Monitor the purchase ordering process onsite ensuring POs are raised and approved correctly on a timely basis and suppliers are paid in accordance with terms
  • Update of Weekly Sales for the Wholesale channels & e-Commerce


Person specification


  • A Junior with 5+ years of experience within retail merchandising.
  • Ability to work in a team, whilst demonstrating innovation and flexibility
  • Ability to react to change 
  • Excellent communication skills both externally and at all levels internally, both written and verbal (good telephone manner)
  • Understanding of working for a smaller business, requires a hands-on attitude.
  • Ability to work well under pressure & priorities tasks
  • Strong organisation & administration skills
  • Enthusiastic, confident and self-motivated
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with an eye for detail and accuracy
  • Willing to adapt and take on new challenges; and driven to continually improve
  • Proficient in analysing numbers and providing accurate feedback
  • Strong Excel skills, VLOOKUPs and Pivots are a must