Junior Buyer - Homewares

Expiring today

Location
West End
Salary
£25000 - £30000 per annum + plus benefits
Posted
20 Sep 2018
Closes
18 Oct 2018
Ref
19235/001
Contact
Sophie Cottrell
Function
Buyer
Job Type
Permanent
Level
Manager
My client, a leading well known high street retailer are looking for either an Assistant Buyer or Junior Buyer to join their home/ non clothing department.

Your key responsibilities will be -

Managing the critical path, monitoring all orders from initial product development through to delivery, ensuring the smooth running of the development process, maintaining delivery schedules and key deadlines throughout;

Assisting in the range plan development

Maintaining relationships with suppliers.

Participating in promotional activities, helping the buying and merchandising team to identify slow moving stock, suggesting marks downs or promotions, as well as coordinating promotions and clearance events in store;

Creating style books for products, identify when to update trim labels, fabrications and packaging, and liaise with graphic designer to ensure a consistent brand image;

Managing sample process ensuring all designs and fabrications are executed correctly, meeting brand requirements;

Lab dip and trim approvals and feeding back to suppliers

Training and mentor junior members of the team.

The ideal candidate will come from a large Homewares department, comfortable with managing a high volume of SKUs within a fast high pressured environment!

**Please note due to mass applications we are only able to respond to suitable candidates at this stage*

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