Buying Assistant (9 month FTC) - Coventry - up to £21k
This a fantastic opportunity for an enthusiastic and driven individual to progress their career within retail buying. Our clients is a market leading retailer with growth ambitions and a passion for providing high quality products and service to their customers. This is a great opportunity for a Buying Assistant who is passionate about providing an enticing product range for customers whilst maintaining commercial ambitions.
So what does this Buying Assistant role involve?
Working closely with the buyer you will be managing products through set up, compliance and into the business.
Maintaining accurate range information enabling the team to make effective commercial decisions.
Be involved with the set-up of new suppliers, ensuring all paperwork is filled in and returned in a timely manner
Responsibility for sample management from initial sample through to approval for shipment.
Maintaining and building relationships with suppliers and colleagues.
What do you need to be successful in this role?
Be an effective communicator, with an ability to deal diplomatically at all levels, both internally and externally
Have excellent planning and organisational skills to ensure deadlines are met
Ability to demonstrate a creative innovative approach to problem solving
Capable of working unsupervised and able to use own initiative
Can multi task and is happy to be challenged by a fast pace role with a high interruption level
Have strong numerical skills, ability to work accurately with data
Experience of working with Outlook and Microsoft Excel