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Junior Merchandiser Admin Assistant

Based Manchester City Centre, Deansgate (office based)

Salary up to £22k DOE, full time

Permanent position

The Role:

We are looking for an enthusiastic Junior Merchandise Admin Assistant to join our Men’s Team. This is a busy role and would suit someone looking to develop within a dynamic and growing wholesale clothing company. This is an entry level role and the candidate will develop and grow within our existing experience merchandising team. Products within this section include outerwear, denim, shorts and footwear.

Main Duties / Responsibilities:

  • Raising Internal purchase orders for both our inhouse stock ranges, and customer orders on our data base.
  • Keeping the purchase orders up-to-date with any date , price and style changes and ensuring that the factory have these details.
  • Ordering packaging / barcode stickers from nominated label suppliers (care labels, brand labels, price labelling) and dispatching to our suppliers in the Far East.
  • Critical Path Management – Assisting the merchandiser with chasing in any lab dips, print strike offs, bulk fabric and sample submissions ( sealer samples /pre-production samples / production samples / press samples)
  • Approving + checking barcode layouts, and also any packing lists prior to the goods shipping
  • Co-ordinating with our photography team, ensuring that they have garments for their photoshoots and that our images are up-to-date for the sales team and website.
  • Receiving and logging in any new development samples on our data base.


  • Maintaining our fabric library
  • General admin support to the merchandising team Good all round admin
  • Microsoft office experience
  • Organised
  • Accurate with their work
  • Enthusiastic to learn
  • Must be able to work well within a team environment
  • Previous experience within a similar environment would be desirable but

    isn’t essential

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Interim Head of HR

Cheshire, North West, Hybrid,

Fixed Term Contract – 6 Months, Full Time

Salary TBA Benefits package included below.


Your Company

 Our client is the world’s largest survival technology provider. For over 166 years, we have been protecting lives in the air, on land and at sea, through the design, manufacture, and servicing of Survival Technology.


Today, we are a global community of over 3,000 professionals with presence in 96 countries partnering with our customers to provide innovative solutions that reduce risk and help keep you safe.


Your New Role

Are you a HR guru with a passion for people and an aptitude for transformation? Do you thrive on building inclusive cultures and fostering a positive work environment? If you’re ready to take on a challenge and lead our HR initiatives, then you should apply for this role!

As the Interim Head of HR, you’ll be an engineer and driver of our people strategy, recruitment, development, and engagement efforts that make us stand out from the crowd. If you’re a strategic thinker with a knack for nurturing and retaining top talent while cultivating a vibrant and inclusive workplace culture, then this is the role for you.

What You Can Expect from the Role

 Key Responsibilities and accountabilities:

·       Communicate people strategy and its relationship to the wider company mission, vision, and values. Clarifies the actions needed to implement people strategy within allocated business areas, motivating people to commit to these and to doing extraordinary things to achieve company business goals

·       Provides direct partnering to an Executive Managing Director. Develops partnering relationships with the local leadership team, building high levels of professional credibility and mutual trust, and ensuring that internal clients have access to high-quality advice and guidance to support them in delivering business strategy and plans

·       Identifies and manages stakeholders to Senior Management level, finding out their needs/issues/concerns and reacting to these by leading and coordinating the development of stakeholder engagement plans to support the communication of business information and decisions

·       Develops procedures and interprets and applies policy for a specific business area to achieve specified outputs. Advises the business area on application of policy, supporting and monitoring implementation of those procedures within business area

·       Identifies requirements for HR frameworks and tools within a key area of responsibility to meet business needs. Specifies the design and manages development and implementation, ensuring compliance with external requirements and integration with the broader HR policy framework

·       Ensures relationships with country specific senior trade union representatives and/or members of works councils are in place and effective. Acts as escalation point in key consultations and negotiations. Collaborates with senior colleagues to clarify business objectives and negotiating positions to deliver outcomes that meet these objectives and are consistent with Company Values

·       Investigates complex business questions, using a wide range of HR data to diagnose underlying causes of key business issues and identifies opportunity to enhance colleague experience and/or improve business performance

·       Investigates and proposes solutions to complex and/or contentious Employee Relations cases in partnership with line managers. Coordinates the company response to legal cases brought by individuals; contributes to the preparation of legal submissions and ensure all parties complete casework accurately and within deadlines

·       Create an environment where everyone in the team can live the company Values

·       Create an inclusive environment where our people feel valued, appreciated, and free to be who they are at work

·       Understand, uphold, and contribute to creating a safety-first culture within company. Ensure a safe and healthy working environment

·       Develop own capabilities by participating in assessment and development planning activities as well as formal and informal training and coaching; gain or maintain external professional accreditation where relevant to improve performance and fulfil personal potential. Maintains an in-depth understanding of technology, external regulation, and industry best practices through ongoing education, attending conferences, and reading specialist media

You will have the opportunity to develop in your role and feel proud of the work you do. Working for our client is fast paced, challenging and incredibly rewarding. This is not just another job; this is your career.


The Experience, Qualifications and Skills You Will Have

Essential Criteria

·       Demonstrable experience working within a general HR environment

·       Experience providing partnering to leadership in a complex, global organisation

·       Ideally you will be CIPD Level 7 qualified

·       Willingness to challenge the status quo and improve on the standard

·       Self-motivated

Why You Should Work for Us (UK Benefits)

·       33 days holidays including public holidays

·       Your birthday off work

·       Hybrid/Remote Working Policy

·       Cycle to Work Scheme

·       Life Assurance up to 4x salary

·       Pension Scheme

·       Training & Professional Development Opportunities

·       Employee Assistance Programme

·       Workplace Reward & Recognition scheme

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Import Merchandiser

Manchester Central

Office based role (No Hybrid)

Salary dependant on experience £30k-£34k

Our client is seeking an Import Merchandiser to join there busy merchandising team! you will be proactive and highly organised you will thrive on the challenge of being part of a busy, fast moving department, working in closely with Account Managers, Designers and Garment Technologists as well as with factories in the Far East.

  • Effective management of the critical in path in order to ensure timely deliveries of placed orders

  • Lab dip, strike off and size spec approvals

  • Price negotiations with factories

  • Daily liaison with off-shore sources, predominantly in the Far East

  • Regular communication with internal and external stakeholders, keeping them updated from order placement through to bulk production and final delivery

  • Excellent organisational, communication and IT skills are essential

  • You will be an Import Merchandiser with approx 3 years plus UK experience and have a background in supply of fashion.

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Menswear Designer

Manchester City Centre – Office based ( no hybrid )

Salary dependant on experience

Menswear Designer

Having launched in 2020 this brand group is experiencing rapid growth and is now looking for a new multi-product apparel designer with relevant industry experience to join the team.

The designer for this brand must have an in-depth knowledge in multi-product apparel design across all categories. They must be comfortable developing new shapes and leading fits, working closely with the product development team. Strong graphic design skills are also required, as well an understanding how to apply graphics to apparel through print techniques, applications, fabric and trim development.

You will produce and present relevant market research, current trends and inspiration and with guidance from the Head of Design translate this into commercial collections. Identifying new key trends that are relevant for the brand is a key part of the role. Experience in garment construction is equally important as is an interest in streetwear culture. You will be reporting into the Head of Design working closely with a team of designers, product developers and brand directors.

Key Duties & Responsibilities

  • Research new colours, trims and fabrics, producing mood boards
  • Produce sketches, technical drawings and tech packs in adobe illustrator with a high attention to detail
  • Confidently present in front of brand directors
  • Handover tech packs to the product development team, ensuring that key design details are translated
  • Ensure key deadlines are met

Experience Required

  • Ability and know how to create exciting multi product seasonal collections in line with research and direction provided, from concept through to production
  • Have an in-depth knowledge of current and past streetwear trends
  • Ideally educated to a degree level in fashion design
  • Immersed in style and culture
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Strong communication skills

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Mid Weight Activewear Designer – Menswear

Manchester City Centre – Office based role ( No hybrid )

Dependant on experience

Mid Weight Activewear Designer

This role is based on-site Full time in Central Manchester.

This brand has established itself in the outdoor market through both wholesale and DTC channels and is now going through a period of exceptional growth. In order to facilitate this, a new designer with relevant industry experience is required to support the team.

The designer for this brand must have experience working on activewear with an excellent understanding of colour, fabric and construction. You will bring newness and design vision to each collection, as well as understanding the commercial needs of the business.

Your role will be to produce inspiration research, design into both seasonal and SMU collections creating detailed tech packs across jersey, woven and outerwear. You will be reporting into the Head of Design working closely with a team of designers and product developers.

Key Duties & Responsibilities

  • Research new colours, trims and fabrics, producing mood boards
  • Generate seasonal trip and trend reports
  • Design exciting seasonal collections in line with research and direction provided
  • Work with key accounts on SMU packs
  • Produce sketches, technical drawings and tech packs in adobe illustrator with a high attention to detail
  • Handover tech packs to the product development team, ensuring that key design details are translated.
  • Liase with the product development team on the fit of samples
  • Mentor junior members of the team, and assist senior members of the team as required

Experience Required


  • 2 years minimum experience working for a sports brand
  • A thorough understanding of the activewear and outdoor wear market
  • Have a portfolio demonstrating work relevant for this role
  • Strong working knowledge of the adobe suite is essential
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Strong team player

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