Assistant Buyer

Salary range £22k – £24k

Manchester

Our client is on a steep growth track with many exciting new development plans on the horizon that will see us expand into new categories, new customer demographic groups and new international markets.

Role As part of a multi-channel retail business with ambitious growth plans, you will work alongside the buyer to ensure smooth running of the department.

Experience as an Assistant Buyer is essential.

Responsibilities:

  • Plan and manage promotional activity for stores and online
  • Work closely with the merchandising team
  • Review competitor activity
  • Purchase order management
  • Liaising with suppliers
  • Monthly retail sales to suppliers
  • Analysis of reports
  • Overseeing Junior members of the buying team
  • Any other duties as reasonably required

Experience/Skills:

  • Ability to embrace change
  • Committed to continuous improvement/development
  • Genuine team player at all levels
  • Customer focus
  • Solid business acumen
  • Excellent excel skills

You will get to work for a company who prides itself on outstanding customer service and delivering products in a manner which best meets our customer needs.

You can expect to join a team who work hard to achieve results and are focused to ensure a great customer experience. We offer very competitive salaries, along with flexible working options, early finishes on Fridays and duvet days. In addition, we further offer generous staff discount and an employee assistance programme.