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Buying Assistant

We have an exciting opportunity to work for the fastest growing multichannel toy retailer in the UK.

Our client has over 170 UK stores stretched across England, Wales, Scotland, Northern Ireland and the islands and they are still growing!

Due to their growth and success, they are recruiting for a Buying Administrator to assist the buyers in the administrative aspects of the buying process.

Reporting into their Buying Administration Coordinator, the job will include ensuring data is collected for product creation process, creating products on the relevant systems, progressing orders into the warehouse, and setting up initial stock levels.

This is very much a hands-on role with their suppliers, and you will be responsible for maintaining and developing the relationships and attending supplier previews to identify new product. 


  • To accurately raise orders for all products and order types.
  • To action tasks to manage the open order book and ensure stock is delivered to the WSSI plan and prioritised by business need.
  • To provide accurate PO updates to support the ‘open to pay’ intake and cash flow as managed by Finance.
  • To develop good relationships with the suppliers to expedite the chasing of suppliers and DC for order confirmations, delivery bookings and other requirements as required.
  • To manage price changes to an agreed schedule and communicate with the stores and IT to action.

    Including price establishment.
  • To support the buyers by dealing with emails and other communications from shop and suppliers where appropriate to free their time for other business priorities.
  • To investigate and action invoice and purchase order queries in a timely fashion.

Our client is easily commutable from High Wycombe, Amersham, Beaconsfield and accessible from the M40.

Salary £23K and Hours: Monday – Friday 8.00 – 5.00pm / 8.30am – 5.30pm

If you are bright, a strong administrator, have excellent communication skills and have retail admin experience or worked within a buying team and looking to progress, and if your experience matches the above, or you have a similar, relevant profile I would like to talk to you.

Please apply and we can schedule a call.



  • Start: 2/11/2020
  • Duration: Permanent
  • Rate: £23k - 25k per year
  • Location: Amersham, Buckinghamshire, England
  • Type: Permanent
  • Industry: Retail
  • Recruiter: CPI Selection
  • Contact: Sarah Grigg
  • Email: to view click here
  • Reference: Ent
  • Posted: 2021-03-31 11:49:14 -

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