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Assistant Buyer - Technology

Page Personnel Secretarial & Business Support
Huddersfield, UK
Closing date
1 Dec 2020

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Job Details

You the Assistant Buyer - Tech will be responsible for determining and selecting the product range in conjunction with the Buyer and / or Category Manager, based on customer buying trends as well as future needs and requirements. To ensure appropriate stock levels are maintained at all times, and in accordance with targets set.

Client Details

The business who are based in the West Yorkshire area are growing at an extremely fast rate across Ecommerce channels and looking to grow their buying & merchandising functions. This retail business is looking to double its turnover in the next 3 years so are keen to build their buying team with talented and driven individuals.

  • Ensuring the appropriate products are selected based on customer buying, and demand including new products and trends.
  • Review, monitor and maximise best seller products.
  • Ensure appropriate levels of stock, including aged stock levels, and adequate levels for sales and profitability.
  • Achieve against targets as set by the category manager.
  • Review category reports including net sales report, competitor prices report, forecasting sales levels, suggesting and implementing changes to products and pricing accordingly.
  • Support with regular competitor analysis and reviews, including product promotions and pricing strategy development.
  • To ensure products are advertised to achieve maximum profitability, for example, ensuring all relevant accessories and additions are attached.
  • To development excellent working relationships with suppliers and manufacturers, negotiating on product lines and deals.
  • Maintain relationships with existing suppliers.
  • Report on success or concerns related to product sales and performance.
  • To support the implementation of future strategies to develop the business unit.

  • Previous experience working as an Assistant Buyer or Buying Assistant
  • Able to build great working relationships both internally and externally, as well as the ability to understand trends and analyse data to support the Buyers in their decision making
  • Commercial awareness is absolutely key as well as enthusiasm, the willingness to learn, and the drive to succeed!
  • A positive attitude to change and a degree of flexibility, as the role may involve weekend work during peak periods
  • Excellent excel skills able to assess and manipulate data

Job Offer

What's on Offer £20K- £25k+ Flexible working +Free Parking + Close to Transport links+ Discretionary bonus scheme + Progression opportunities + Healthcare cash plan + Option to buy 5 additional days holiday + Staff discount scheme + Company pension scheme

Assistant Buyer - Technology

Assistant Buyer - Technology

Assistant Buyer - Technology
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