Assistant Buyer

Recruiter
Zachary Daniels
Location
Leeds
Salary
20000.0000
Posted
15 Mar 2017
Closes
14 Apr 2017
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Are you a passionate and meticulous Assistant Retail Buyer looking to join a fun and vibrant team….?

In the last few years, the retail market has seen exceptional growth from the value sector. This growth is expected to continue and for anyone considering their next career move, working for a value chain retailer is be a smart move.

With this in mind, we are currently working with a dynamic high street retailer, who boast some bold and ambitious plans over the coming years. As such, there is an immediate need for 2 Assistant Buyers, one for FMCG and one on GM.

Working with a credible and knowledgeable senior trading team, you will be well supported and offered the opportunity to further progress as the business continues to expand.

The successful candidate for the position of Assistant Buyer for our client based in Yorkshire must have a minimum of two years experience and will be responsible for the following:

  • Continually assess product range with key competitors to compare price, quality and value

  • Identify relevant market trends and propose your ideas, working closely with the Buyer - monitor and report on product sales performance

  • On- going competitor shopping to source new ideas

  • Support Buyer with preparation for range reviews and sign-off meetings

  • Daily communication with suppliers and attend any appropriate meetings

  • Manage the critical path

  • Liaise with suppliers regarding raised orders

  • Effectively manage receipt and despatch of packages to and from suppliers

  • Be aware of weekly stock and sales information

  • Analyse sections and lines within your section as appropriate

  • Provide effective administration support to the team as required

This opportunity is best suited to enthusiastic, career driven individuals who are detail orientated, results driven and a real people's person. You will be joining a fun and positive team who take real pride in their approach, demonstrating excellent work ethic.

Hard work and results are recognised and rewarded within this business, don't miss out.....apply now!