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Assistant Buyer - 120789-1

Employer
STR Group Services
Location
UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
7 Jul 2022

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Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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Assistant Buyer - £170 per day paye - 12 Month Contract

Hybrid - 2 days per a week in the office, London Paddington based

Our client is a global technology organisation who requires an Assistant Buyer to be responsible for helping the category buyer to build and grow business for their Stores. This includes helping to drive the assortment, promotions, and relationships necessary to build upon our existing merchandising strategy for both the brick-and-mortar and their online tore efforts.

Responsibilities:

Assist category buyer with product assortment for their 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 the 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 products
Best in class Assortment
Build and maintain strategic OEM relationships

Requirements:

Retail experience required - buying/assisting category management
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 productsstrgroup is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy
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