Does a role with autonomy to make decisions and be creative interest you? Does Surrey sound like a good location for you?
As Assistant Buyer you will be responsible for working with multiple teams including the traders, merchandisers and suppliers to ensure the delivery of the plan and strategy and the successful performance of the category.
Develop and manage effective relationships with the trading team and suppliers, ensuring the category plan is on track and clearly communicating across market intelligence, such as competitors and target customers to create opportunities for the business.
Analyse the performance of the category. You will also have a key responsibility in actively planning promotional activity to drive an increase in your category sales.
What qualities will you need for this Assistant Buyer role?
Candidates MUST have at least 12 months retail buying experience with a UK recognised high street retailer.
As Assistant Buyer you will need to be confident and assertive when negotiating and communicating across the teams, with the ability to build and maintain excellent working relationships.