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Assistant Buyer

We are looking for a Buying Assistant to join one of the UKs most well known companies to join the team in Plymouth.

As a result of our expansion plans and our continued ongoing success we are seeking A dynamic buying assistant will:
, Support the Senior Buying team to drive sales, maximize profit and achieve stock and sales targets.
, Assist in sourcing, listing, managing and developing product ranges and promotional offers.
, Liaise with suppliers to manage ranges and maintain the product file.
, Monitor competitor activity.
, Research, compile and interpret data to formulate strategies as required.
, Ensure all relevant administrative, financial and system procedures are completed accurately and within agreed timescales.
, Produce regular information for, liaise with and provide support for stores.
, Attend supplier meetings, showrooms and trade shows upon progression.
Skills & Requirements
, You must be able to demonstrate knowledge of and an interest in retail.
, Excellent commercial understanding and communication skills are a priority.
, You will be committed and confident with strong administrative, organisational and prioritisation skills.
, You will be comfortable working both individually and with a team.
, You will have proficient written, numerical/analytical and PC skills

This role is initially a temporary one but has the potential to become a permanent position.