Morrisons Head Office
Supply Chain
Permanent / Full Time.
06 Dec 2023

About The Role

Were looking for a number of Merchandising Specialists to join our exciting busy team based in Bradford. The purpose of the Merchandising function is to drive sales and reduce costs with a customer centric focus on availability - enabling the delivery of the right range, in the right space, for every product.
This role is specifically responsible for creating, delivering and maintaining a portfolio of planograms through either Business or Support Team activity that supports commercial and corporate strategies.
Supporting the delivery of agreed planograms, through clear processes that include Range Reset or Promotional and Seasonal Events, the role is accountable for timely and accurate plan creation and administration to stores.
The role also assumes a Group mindset - exploring all channels as growth opportunities.
Some of your accountabilities will include:
  • Adhering to agreed structure and governance of all activity to ensure all Business Team/stakeholders are aligned to output
  • Engagement in the Business Team's ways of working to ensure an optimized output that delivers against the plan and corporate purpose
  • Collaborative working with Business Teams to deliver customer-focused planograms that deliver commercial strategies through the use of robust and detailed data analysis that help to promote category growth
  • Provide first class service and support within Business Teams to all stakeholders, resolving varied queries whilst delivering required information to downstream teams
  • Be a role model for the business and department’s core purposes, whilst ensuring continual customer focus and alignment to leadership direction
  • Manage time, critical paths and workload effectively in line with agreed business processes to enable successfully delivers of all structured activity
  • Understand and utilize all available data and reporting to clearly demonstrate improvements to on shelf availability
  • Support all activity to grow market share, delivery of margin budgets, multi channel LFL growth and end of day availability improvements

About You

So that you're set for success, we're looking for a self-starter, who's an exceptional communicator with the ability to influence at all levels. You'll work as part of a versatile team with a can-do culture, so it’s important that you're tenacious and strive for excellence.
You'll also have the following:
  • Comprehensive knowledge and insight of Retail industry and market trends
  • Excellent commercial awareness with a detailed understanding of all team processes and systems
  • High level comprehension of end to end stock flow and ordering systems
  • Ability to influence and impact stakeholder decision making up to Director level while being flexible and resilient in light of business direction change
  • Excellent communication including good emotional awareness to drive the right behaviours in teams
  • Proactive, data led thinking and analysis with strong organisational skills to prioritise own and team’s workload effectively, working towards bigger picture thinking
  • Broad Merchandising experience in Retail environments
  • Proficient at analyzing and presenting complex data
  • Being part of strong, effective, high performing teams
  • Provide and help build a support and guidance network that enables a good workplace for all colleagues

About The Team

About Us Description:
Feeding the Nation and making sure people can get the food they need wouldn't be possible without our incredible supply chain.

It's where we make sure our shelves are full and looking great without creating waste. It means keeping our depot teams closely linked with our suppliers. It's about growing our online business, including our partnership with Ocado. And it involves building our wholesale function as we work with Amazon to supply external businesses rather than just our stores.

What makes our supply chain unique is that we don't just sell food - we make it too, which means we work alongside our own manufacturing teams as well as suppliers.

And with a day to day workload that includes merchandising, development, data science, Greenfield tech, and more, it's busy, it's fast-moving, it's ambitious, and it's an incredible place to work, right at the heart of Morrisons.

About The Company

Our modern Head Office on the edge of Bradford is home to our different support teams from tech, marketing and finance to HR, trading and supply chain.

Alive with activity, this is where decisions are made and our corporate teams make sure everything runs smoothly. Here, you’ll find comfy breakout areas, a coffee shop, newsagents and subsidised restaurant all within commuting distance of Leeds, Manchester and the Yorkshire Dales - always with free parking.

We host regular seasonal events and you’ll often find our suppliers on site sharing details of their latest product. We’re also committed to fundraising for our current charity partner.

Our business is fast paced and ever changing, as such we’ve lots of opportunities for you to play your part in our success. We’d love to meet you…

Some of the benefits you can expect as follows;

  • 15% colleague discount in our stores and online, plus an additional 10% card for a friend or family member
  • Annual bonus scheme

  • Generous holiday entitlement

  • Four day working week with flexible working hours

  • Company pension contributions

  • Private healthcare

  • Perks with over 850 retailers

  • Free parking onsite
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