Assistant Merchandiser - Home

Salary: Competitive

Location: WGC

United Kingdom

Apply by: 30/06/2023

Assistant Merchandiser - Home


Add to basket Share Apply

About the role

We are delighted to share that we are recruiting for ambitious and hard-working Assistant Merchandisers  to join our dynamic Home team here at Tesco. Tesco is a leading multinational retailer and as an Assistant Merchandiser at Tesco, you will play a huge role within the team.  Working in our Merchandising department, you'll help support your Merchandising Planning Manager to ensure products arrive at the correct place and at the right time.

We have both permanent and FTC opportunities available.

You will be responsible for

  • Assisting in the departmental range building process (including collating and analysing data for strategy packs and range sign offs) to deliver sales, stock and profit targets
  • Contribute to strategy and trade meetings with information based on fact and intuition.
  • Ensuring the CRST systems accurately reflect the range build for launch in line with critical path
  • Supporting the department range launch critical path (including post launch reviews) 
  • Feeding into the promotion and events trade plan (including managing nomination process in line with budget)
  • Updating and maintaining all ranging/ merchandising systems/ trackers
  • Ensuring that our pricing is administered within agreed timescales, adhering to pricing policy
  • Identifying and managing exit of lines from the business including escalating impact on all KPI's
  • Realising and creating awareness of the departmental WSSI forecasting (at sub group level to small department level), highlighting risks and opportunities and managing KPI's Vs budget. 
  • Preparing Monday Trade Analysis reports and undertaking follow up actions
  • Reviewing performance Vs. all KPI's highlighting risks, opportunities and proposing actions
  • Following our Business Code of Conduct and always acting with integrity and due diligence

You will need


  • Report preparation experience
  • Data analysis and numeracy skills
  • MS Office (esp Excel) skills
  • Great communications skills

Teams you will work with:

  • Merchandise Planning Managers
  • Customer Proposition Analysts
  • Assistant Buyers
  • Finance Manager UK 
  • SRD team

People Budgets and other Resources you'll be responsible for:

  • Trade plan performance Vs forecast
  • Sales/Profit/Stock for relevant area

What’s in it for you

We offer excellent benefits that help make Tesco a great place to work! These include but are not limited to:

  • Annual bonus scheme.
  • Holiday starting at 20 days plus a personal day rising to 22 days after 12 months (plus 8 Bank holidays).
  • Retirement savings plan - save between 4% and 7.5% and Tesco will match your contribution.
  • Life Assurance - 5 x contractual pay.
  • Great colleague deals and discounts, saving you money on everyday purchases, eating out and utility bills for the home.
  • Opportunities to get on - take advantage of our ongoing learning opportunities and award-winning training, to help you achieve the job and career you want.

Click here to read more about the benefits we have available for our colleagues.

About us

Our vision at Tesco is to become every customer's favourite way to shop, whether they are at home or out on the move. Our core purpose is ‘Serving our customers, communities and planet a little better every day’. Serving means more than a transactional relationship with our customers. It means acting as a responsible and sustainable business for all stakeholders, for the communities we are part of and for the planet.

We are proud to have an inclusive culture at Tesco where everyone truly feels able to be themselves. At Tesco, we not only celebrate diversity, but recognise the value and opportunity it brings. We're committed to creating a workplace where differences are valued, and make sure that all colleagues are given the same opportunities. We're a big business with diverse working patterns and many business areas which means that we can find something that works for you. Everyone is welcome at Tesco.

We have recently announced that we will be moving towards a more blended working week – combining office and remote working. Our offices will continue to be where we connect, collaborate and innovate. Please talk to us to about how this can work for you.

NOTE: Should you be successful in your application, your offer will be subject to and conditional upon you providing your bank account details on your agreed start date.

Back to top