Buying Admin Assistant

  • Job Reference: JS4813
  • Date Posted: 22 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
  • Email: joannes@uandisearch.com

Job Description

Our client is a growing, design-led contemporary fashion brand for women and children.  They have an exciting opportunity for a Buying Admin Assistant to support the product team, ensuring the smooth running of the buying department.  Ideally seeking a recent graduate of Fashion buying and/or buying experience.

Buying Admin Assistant - The Role:

  • Understanding and interpreting supplier critical path in order to identify potential issues.
  • Sample management to ensure buyer can run the department smoothly and efficiently. 
  • Helping pull out best sellers based on reports on a weekly basis.
  • Monitoring supplier approvals and bulks progress so that PPs are delivered according to the critical path.
  • Complete knowledge of garment aesthetics on booked styles and managing approvals and rejections in conjunction with senior team.
  • Preparing garments for sign off meetings and ensuring the buyer has everything they need for these meetings.
  • Competitive reports on a weekly/monthly basis including trips out to major cities and also online competitive reports.
  • Can communicate brand and customer profile and position in the market.
  • POS sample management and support to the marketing team.
  • Supporting all product areas of the business as required.
  • Housekeeping for the entire department- systems, samples, approvals, and documentation. 
  • Note taking for sign offs and follow up after selection as the buyer requires.

Buying Admin Assistant - The Candidate:

  • Work under pressure to tight deadlines.
  • Good team player.
  • Flexible.
  • Hard working and committed.
  • Self-motivated and passionate.
  • Proactive approach. 
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Ability to adapt style in accordance to requirements.
  • Able to multi task and prioritise.
  • Logical thinker.
  • Excellent presentation skills.
  • Able to organise self and others.
  • Full clean driving license and own transport is essential due to beautiful rural location.

Buying Admin Assistant - The Package:

  • Depending on experience.

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