Product Assistant

Recruiter
Kingfisher
Location
Southampton
Posted
07 Nov 2017
Closes
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Product Assistant

We want to create good homes by making home improvement accessible for everyone.

The Range function is set up to design, develop and edit a unique and unified, coordinated range of solutions that help millions of people to improve their home inside and out. Our Range team work with Group Insights to understand our customers and how they live, as well as researching markets, locations and emerging trends. This helps us to build our ranges by focusing on meeting customer needs and simplifying our offer to avoid duplication and complexity.

We develop the unique brands, managing everything from design to packaging and strategy. The solutions are high quality, low cost and long-lasting. They are easy to build and install and combine sustainable choices with best economics possible.

Position: Product Assistant
Location: Southampton, Hampshire
Job Type: Full Time, Permanent
Salary: £Competitive

About the role:

We are looking for a Product Assistant to join our team! A Product Assistant is an integral role within our Range team. It's a fantastic opportunity for anyone that's interested in a career in Product Ranging and Design. You will contribute to the performance of your team by supporting your Product Lead in the day to day management of their ranges.

Specifically, you will be responsible for understanding and interpreting customer insight, managing product data information to ensure that key details are up to date, liaising with individuals within our Operating Companies across Europe to understand their specific requirements of their customer markets, analysing current range performance and supporting high levels of communication across a matrix team.

Be assured no day will be the same but if we were to detail what your accountabilities will be, it looks something like this. Co-ordinating, centralising and collecting the data and actions in relation to the range category within the deadlines. Advising and bringing quick solutions to stakeholders in order to optimise category efficiency and implementation. You will also be a key contact, ensuring accuracy and fluidity of information about the category as well as optimising working processes to improve organisation of your category!

About you:

We're looking for people who want to accelerate their career within retail but specifically for individuals that are passionate about products that will enhance customer's lives.

To be successful as a Product Assistant you will need to possess excellent organisational skills with the ability to manage and shift priorities according to tight deadlines. You'll need to be a strong and confident communicator with fluent business English and be highly proficient in the use of MS Office, Outlook and the Internet.

You may have experience of the following: Product Assistant, Graduate Product Assistant, Graduate Buyer, Junior Buyer, Category Assistant, Buying Assistant, Procurement Assistant, Procurement Administrator, Procurement Administration Assistant, Assistant Product Manager, Assistant Category Controller, Merchandising Assistant, Assistant Merchandiser, Graduate, Data Analyst, Business Analyst, BA, Business Analysis, Data Analyst, Data Analysis 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.
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