Technology Assistant Buyer

Recruiter
Huntress
Location
Farringdon
Posted
11 Jan 2018
Closes
12 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

A leading innovative technology company is looking for an Assistant Buyer with a passion for technology products to assist the category buyer to build and grown their stores!

An Assistant Buyer needs to possess a solid track record of effort, results and a passion for technology. We're looking someone who loves finding the latest and greatest new technology products and has an interest and desire to learn how to be a merchant.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Assist category buyer with product assortment for stores
  • Comp shopping
  • Item set up
  • Promo set up
  • Run and maintain a variety of reports to help analyse the business
  • Maintain category promotion calendar (rolling 12 months)
  • Participate in supplier calls and meetings to help run the business
  • Track and monitor technology blogs to ensure we are staying ahead of the curve on products and trends

Success in this role will be measured by:

  • Category sales/ revenue growth
  • Increasing profitability of category
  • Customer satisfaction with merchandise selection
  • Consistent visibility to pricing in market
  • Accuracy of item and promotional set ups
  • Timely assortment of innovative product
  • Best in class Assortment
  • Build and maintain strategic OEM relationships

Candidates should have the following:

  • Demonstrated track record of driving results with integrity
  • Principled and transparent approach to decision making and communications
  • Keen knowledge and ability to effectively analyse and apply findings about industry dynamics
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to collaborate across organisational boundaries
  • Passionate interest in technology and products
  • Bachelor's Degree

If you feel you fit the role above, please apply today.

Due to a high volume of responses we cannot respond to everyone, we can only contact the successful candidates. If we do not contact you within 1 week, please assume your application has not been successful.

Huntress Search Ltd does not discriminate on the grounds of 'protected characteristics' as defined under the Equality Act and other relevant UK legislation.

Huntress Search Ltd acts as a Recruitment Agency in relation to all Permanent roles and as a Recruitment Business in relation to all Temporary roles.

PLEASE NOTE: We can only consider applications from candidates who have the right to work in the UK.