Assistant Buyer - Hardgoods

Location
London
Salary
£24000 - £26000 per annum + Benefits
Posted
11 Nov 2016
Closes
09 Dec 2016
Ref
JYM899002
Contact
Julie Man
Function
Buyer
Sector
Retail
Job Type
Permanent
Growing multi-product retailer, with over 200 stores in the UK and expanding intentionally recruiting for an Assistant Buyer!

This role looks after the very profitable hard goods category and will have full autonomy of specific product areas as well as managing a more Junior Assistant Buyer and BAA.

As an Assistant Buyer you will be responsible for the daily management of the critical path on your department and you will offer full support to the buyer. You will also need to conduct competitor analysis, follow key market trends, attend fit sessions and liaise with various other departments such as merchandising, promotions and the warehouse.

To apply for this role you must be at an Assistant Buyer level and have worked extensively with suppliers and have a true product development buying background.

You will also be highly analytical with a good eye for commercial product and intermediate skills across Excel.