Assistant Buyer

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Parkstone
Posted
15 May 2018
Closes
18 May 2018
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Job Title: Assistant Buyer
Job Type: 9 month FTC
Location: Bournemouth
Salary: DOE

We have a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Assistant Buyer to join our client's Buying department. This role will be on a 9 month FTC.

Overview:

The main purpose of the role is to support the Buyer and develop the range, ensuring products are improved in line with the range review plan. As an Assistant Buyer you will be responsible for collating and managing samples, setting up new line information on the database, liaising with the supplier base and maintaining accurate cost and retail prices.

The Assistant Buyer will prepare daily and weekly store communication, working quickly and effectively to address and resolve any store or supplier issues. Offering the highest levels of customer service at all times.

Good organisational skills are essential in the preparation and maintenance of the buying calendar & critical path to keep the buying teams activities on track.

Key Skills you'll need to have are:

  • Experience and knowledge of working with a buying team.
  • A passion for craft
  • Proficient in Excel and Word.
  • Candidate must be diligent, work well under pressure with self-organising skills.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Navision experience preferable but not essential as training will be given.

In return, you can expect a competitive salary, company bonus, 25% discount in stores & 33 days holiday (inclusive of Bank Holidays). You can also expect to be part of a creative, innovative and fast growing business.

Ref: 1805-28-8710

It is important that you include a covering letter with your CV, detailing why you feel you are suitable for this position and highlighting all relevant experience.

We receive a high number of applications on a daily basis so we can only respond to successful applications. If you do not hear from us within 3 working days please assume your application has not been taken forward on this occasion. We may contact you in the future about other suitable positions.

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