Assistant Buyer

  • Job Reference: JS4779
  • Date Posted: 9 March 2022
  • Recruiter: u&I Search Ltd.
  • Location: South Midlands
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Buying
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Joanne Stratton
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Job Description

Our client is a growing, design-led contemporary fashion brand for women's and kids. They have an exciting opportunity for an Assistant Buyer to support the product team on boyswear. An excellent opportunity.

Assistant Buyer - Boyswear - The Role:

  • Understand and interpret supplier critical path in order to identify potential issues.
  • Raise supplier contracts.
  • Analyse sales through use of the best sellers.
  • Monitor shipments to ensure timely delivery into store.
  • Manage approvals and rejections in conjunction with senior team.
  • Assist with range building with the Designer and Buyer.
  • Prepare and check DPL’s and invoices for sign off and update relevant systems.
  • Update and report on monthly launch availability.
  • Sample management.
  • Complete ‘competitive shops’ to identify possible threats and opportunities within the womenswear fashion market.
  • Understand garment open costings and price negotiation.

Assistant Buyer - Boyswear - The Candidate:

  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills.
  • Outstanding organisational skills.
  • Proficient user of MS Office including Excel.
  • A fashion related degree.
  • Work well under pressure.
  • Work successfully in a team and on your own.
  • Able to multitask and prioritise workloads and deadlines.
  • Would consider a graduate with relevant buying placement experience.
  • Full clean driving license and own transport is essential due to beautiful rural location.

Assistant Buyer - Boyswear - The Package:

  • Depending on experience

Due to the anticipated interest in this role only short listed candidates will be contacted.
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