Trainee Buyer- Essex
Our client is a well- established online and catalogue retailer of garden, housewares, homewares and health products for the Senior market. Over the last few years, it has experienced a period of rapid and sustainable growth and profitability, has undergone a range and product transformation and thanks to hard work and great people has successfully navigated the challenges of Lockdown and the accompanying surge in demand from existing and new customers.
With ambitious targets for new products and high standards for quality and product presentation, our client is seeking to strengthen its Product team. This is an excellent opportunity for a graduate or equivilant to start their career in retail buying.
Essential Skills & Requirements
Provide support to the buying department
Proven commercial experience of trading in a fast paced and reactive environment
Good judgement and decision making skills
Numerate with strong analytical and computer skills
Work closely with the Buyer to maximise efficiency across the department
Collate product details and maintain product information on the in-house system
Carry out regular competitor reviews and identify if our client needs to make any changes
Deliver weekly reports on forecasted stock levels
Keen eye for detail
Pro-active and able to show initiative/ideas to constantly improve the companies
Develop commercial knowledge and understanding of industry trend insights