Merchandising Manager

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Job Reference: booker/TP/260/3755
Planned Number of Hires: 1
Contract Type: Permanent
Working Pattern: Monday - Friday
Salary: Competitive
Working Hours: 38 per week
Closing Date: 07/02/2020
Job Category: Support Centre Roles
Dept/Region: Support Centre - Harefield
Business Area: Booker Group
Location: Widewater Place Moorhall Road Harefield

Whats in it for you

At Booker Group we offer excellent benefits that help make our business a great place to work. These include but aren’t limited to;


A great holiday package

Pension Scheme

Life Assurance Scheme

Save As You Earn Scheme

Give As You Earn Scheme

Free eye tests and subsidised eye care

A commitment to your career development

Discounted shopping in both Tesco and Booker stores

Deals & Discounts through Tesco including Tesco Mobile and Tesco Bank

Deals & Discounts through many other external businesses

Free on-site parking

About the role

A fantastic opportunity to join Booker Group as a Merchandising Manager in the Merchandising team.

This is a regional role looking after projects across East Anglia, Kent, Sussex & London. You'll have a company car with this role and therefore a full clean driving licence is required. There may be occasions where you'll need to stay overnight so flexibility is required.

You will be responsible for

As a Merchandising Manager, the responsibilities of the role are:

  • Responsible for delivering all projects on time & to company standards
  • Ensure all projects are project managed
  • Scheduling of projects / merchandisers / agency workers
  • Manage merchandisers' diaries
  • Signing-off of store layouts
  • All projects planned
  • Liaising with key stakeholders
  • Working cross functionally with departments across the Booker Group including Range and Sales Teams
  • Sharing of best practice
  • Liaising with other Teams to manage regional peaks & troughs
  • Coaching and development to create the best Team
  • Management of teams costs


You will need

To be successful in this role, you should have previous experience within a similar role including excellent people management and communication skills.

Ideally, you will have experience managing a field based team.

Experience of Project Management is preferred.

Experience within the independent retailer sector and FMCG environment would be beneficial.


About The Company

Be part of something special.  Join our team at Booker.

Booker is the UK's leading food & drink wholesaler. We are privileged to serve independent retailers, caterers and small businesses, from locations across the country. 

Booker Group comprises of Booker Wholesale, Makro, Booker Direct, Classic Drinks, Ritter Courivaud and Chef Direct.  Our customers include Premier, Family Shopper, Budgens and Londis retailers and we have one shared aim - improving choice, price and service for all our customers.

Our business is incredibly diverse, so it takes a wide range of skills to deliver the exceptional service our customers require.

Wherever you join us, you’ll be part of an organisation that will help your career to keep moving forward.

*Booker Group is part of Tesco plc, however is operated separately from the core Tesco business and as such the benefits offered will be different from those offered at Tesco*