Assistant Buyer

Recruiter
Buy it Direct
Location
Huddersfield
Salary
£20000 - £22000/annum
Posted
21 Jul 2017
Closes
20 Aug 2017
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Assistant Buyer 

Buy It Direct is a dynamic, creative and innovative company, investing heavily in eCommerce. They`re one of the fastest growing and largest independent online retailers, with a turnover of £140 million. They have six well-recognised online brands which is what makes them the success that they are. These include Laptops Direct, Appliances Direct and Furniture123, and to top that off they also run website solutions for Debenhams and Tesco. They continue to grow year on year, so now`s the time to join in! 

Position: Assistant Buyer 
Location: Huddersfield - Poundstretcher 
Job Type: Full Time, Permanent 
Hours: 39.5 hours per week 
Salary: £20,000 to £22,000, dependant on experience 

About the role: 

As Buy It Direct continues to grow they`re now looking for an Assistant Buyer to join their established commercial team. Within the role, you`ll be assigned a dedicated product range allowing you to analyse your own customer`s buying behaviours, as well as market trends to determine and select products to buy accordingly. This role provides you with full autonomy for a core area of the business, to ensure ongoing growth and development, as well as profitability for the company. 

This is an exciting opportunity to progress within the world of buying as you will get to take ownership of a vast product range, supporting with the selecting and buying of products based on the analysis you carry out on customer behaviours and demands. You`ll look after stock levels make sure you have the right balance of items in stock, but not too many! You`ll also need to make sure that products are advertised correctly on their websites to make the most sales possible, and therefore profitability for the business unit. 

About you: 

They really want to hear from you if you`re got previous experience working as an Assistant Buyer or Buying Assistant, where any experience of buying IT products would be beneficial, but not essential. As you`d expect you must be able to build great working relationships both internally and externally, as well as the ability to understand trends and analyse data to support the Buyers accordingly. Commercial awareness is paramount as well as enthusiasm, the willingness to learn, and the drive to succeed! 

You may have experience of the following: Assistant Buyer, Purchasing, Procurement, Buying Assistant, IT, Information Technology, Category Coordinator, Purchaser, Junior Buyer, Buyer`s Assistant, Purchasing Executive, etc. 

This vacancy is being advertised by EasyWeb Recruitment, the UK`s leading Online Recruitment Agency. The services advertised by EasyWeb Recruitment are those of an employment agency. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of gender, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion, or belief, and we confirm that we will gladly accept all applications