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Head of Merchandising | Horticulture | Marlborough

England, Wiltshire, Marlborough
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1 Aug 2021

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Head of Merchandising | Horticulture | Marlborough

About the Client

An exciting opportunity to join a well-established and rapidly growing business. This client is an award-winning online gardening business, which offers carefully tried and tested plants, seeds, bulbs and gardening kit as well as lovely things for your home, all personal selected by the owner who is a known author and broadcaster.

About the Role

This newly created role will be central to the success of the company, ensuring that you have the right stock at the right time to achieve your commercial goals. You will be responsible for planning and implementing strategies, as well as leading and developing a team of 13 staff. You will work closely with suppliers to manage stock levels/inventory, expedite deliveries where required, and work with buying team to ensure suppliers achieve performance targets.

The Ideal Candidate

To be considered for this role you will need to have previous Head of or Senior Merchandising level experience, with the responsible for a team of reports. You will need strong analytical skills, as well as the ability to draw insight and recommendations from volumes of data. Supplier experience is a must, and you also need to have good communication skills within a fast paced and something unpredictable environment.

How to Apply

If the above shouts like the role for you then please apply below. Alternatively contact Aidan on 01780 480530 or


MorePeople is a specialist recruitment business providing permanent and interim solutions for the Produce & Horticulture, Food, Agriculture and Garden & Leisure sectors across the UK and internationally. Our focus is on retail and foodservice supply chains, from ‘own label’ suppliers to blue chip brands.

Founded in 2000, our team comprises extremely knowledgeable ex-industry professionals and professional recruiters who are passionate about the sectors. We take a functional approach to recruitment with dedicated teams for Commercial, Technical, Operational, HR and Finance roles. The majority of placements are for permanent, full-time professional roles ranging from Junior Managers to Senior Directors.

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01780 480530
Acanthus House
10a Belton Street
United Kingdom
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