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Assistant Buyer - Category Specialist

Assistant Buyer - Category Specialist

Posted 6 September by Inplace Recruitment ltd
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Assistant Buyer - Category Specialist - Atherstone - £30,580

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a professional and experienced Assistant Buyer - Category Specialist to join our client, an industry recognised and global retailer, at their corporate Head Office.

The successful Assistant Buyer - Category Specialist will be responsible for:

  • Drive, support and provide strategy related to business performance
  • Evaluate internal and external data sources to ensure you understand what the customers want and to assist the development of category activity to meet and exceed these needs
  • Monitor and maintain sales figures whilst striving to provide insight to senior management
  • Develop and maintain positive working relationships with external parties and service providers
  • Ensure all projects within the area of responsibility are delivered on time and within the budget and scope agreed with the Category Manager
  • Actively manage the area of responsibility by using initiative and suggesting ways of improving processes and systems for greater efficiency
  • Document existing business processes and proposes new processes where required
  • Ensure adherence to all legal requirements, Health and Safety and due diligence measures in their area of responsibility

The successful Assistant Buyer - Category Specialist will possess:

  • Previous background in Category Management
  • Data manipulation, interrogation and presentation of business performance
  • Preparation of senior level reports
  • Excel and PowerPoint super-user
  • Comfortable dealing with complex data
  • Able to cope with multiple tasks

Please note due to the high volume of applications we receive, if you have not heard from us in 7 working days, please assume that on this occasion you have not been short-listed.

Required skills

  • Buying
  • Category
  • Merchandising
  • Procurement
  • Purchasing

Reference: 36047660

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