Great opportunity has arisen for an Assistant Buyer in ladieswear to be part of a large successful high st retailer. You will assist the buyer to source , develop ,buy and deliver a specific range of products at the right cost and right place to achieve the company gross profit. This is a perfect role for someone wanting to develop their career in buying.
Main Areas of Accountability
Assist in all aspects of supplier management and correspondence.
Assist in all aspects of Web / Catalogue sample management.
Manages suppliers in Buyer’s absence and takes appropriate course of action.
Any other ad hoc duties as required.
Have a full understanding of QA processes and deadlines with reference to critical path. Provides feedback on issues and suggests solutions.
Assisting in the preparation of pre-trip packs and briefings.
Attend and assist selected internal and external supplier meetings and ensure detailed minutes are taken and adapt appropriate questioning in order to ascertain suppliers suitability.
Gather, analyse and interpret product, market and customer information to establish UK trend alongside Buyer/Assistant.
Undertaking regular benchmarking / competition reporting.
Assists in the preparation of internal meetings including Product Framework, Selection, Sign-Off, Review and Wissi meetings.
Attend various grade stores producing qualitative store reports to the Buying and Merchandising team.
To attend and complete selected internal & external training courses as required
Manages daily and weekly workload of BAA including prioritising tasks and actively delegating where necessary.
Actively manages critical path process alongside merchandising team and progress all aspects of the critical path and providing feedback
Proactively implements best practice procedures for the department
Chase and approve Lab dips and Accessories.
Ad hoc duties as and when required.
If this sounds like you , then please look no further , send your cv and salary details TODAY !!
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