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Temp - Buying Administrator

Temporary Buying Administrator required for a unique luxury good department store. You will support the Buying team to ensure they have the most commercial and press worthy edit of product to drive sales across all channels. Ensure they always have on time deliveries, the best ranges and support the Buying and Merchandising teams with in season trading, daily administrative support and general tasks.
Key Responsibilities:
*Maintain the product hierarchy, ensuring product data is accurate and consistent.
*PO maintenance - ensuring delivery windows are updated and old POs are closed.
*Building strong relationships internally and with suppliers contributing to their reputation as a leader in global luxury.
*Working closely with Retail, Ecommerce, Merchandising, Communications and Operations to maximise profitability and to drive sales and sell thru.
*Constant analysis of the business, reporting on best and worst sellers across all channels to maximise sales and minimise risk.
*Working closely with the Merchandising team to ensure optimum replenishment levels.
*Providing general administrative support to the buying team including scheduling, travel arrangements and sample management.
*Supporting the retail team with stock enquiries, brand and product information and launch dates.
*Compiling product bibles and working with the Retail team and Communications to ensure full communication of upcoming launches.
*Working closely with Retail and Communications to plan and execute events.
*Working with Retail to ensure adequate brand and product training is achieved for the sales team.
*Maintain and manage organised communication with the rest of the business so that all enquiries whether internal or external are dealt with promptly and efficiently.
*Working with suppliers, logistics and AP to minimise queries, improve the flow of stock through the business and reduce lead times.
*Delivering a centre of excellence for buying practices, processes and system use.
*Have a sound understanding of product and trend developing the skills needed to identify the next big thing and look beyond the numbers to predict what our customers are likely to buy.

The ideal candidate will have a sound understanding of product and market, analytical and problem-solving ability. You will be customer focused and have strong attention to detail.

This is a temporary role, paying £11 per hour, starting immediately for the next 4 weeks.

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Up to £11.00 per hour



0207 566 8350


Temp - Buying Administrator

London, UK

Published on 8 Mar 2019