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Buying Assistant- Home Gifts & Accessories

Buying Assistant- Home Gifts & Accessories

Posted 28 October 2020 by Page Personnel Secretarial & Business Support
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  • Maintain an effective administration system that will control all evaluation, photographic and, if required, sealed samples.
  • Input and maintain an effective and accurate merchandise file to EKR and matrix systems.

Client Details

A leading Yorkshire trend lead retail business who have gone through digitalisation. The business has a low turnover of staff therefore this is a great opportunity to join a retailer which offers benefits include 33 days holiday. Stake holder pension scheme, generous staff sales discount, flexible benefits and subsidised car parking/travel.

Description

  • Maintain an effective administration system that will control all evaluation, photographic and, if required, sealed samples.
  • Input and maintain an effective and accurate merchandise file to EKR and matrix systems.
  • In the absence of the Assistant Buying Manager, ensure departmental and inter-departmental communication is maintained.
  • Ensure all aspects of departmental administration are maintained to a high standard including minute taking during meetings
  • Housekeeping of department
  • Co-ordinate the despatch and collection/re-storing of samples for shoots and PR, chasing where necessary. Ensure all samples can be assessed in the absence of the AB.
  • Arrange for samples to be sent to supplier/PR
  • To support the selection of the product range under the guidance
  • of the Assistant Buying Manager which maximises sale opportunities and anticipates and exceeds customer needs.
  • Prepare samples appropriately for meetings
  • Assist the Assistant Buying Manager in compiling the product brief and in range selection throughout each season.
  • Attend fit sessions with Buyer/AB and QA
  • Set-up, manage and follow through all buying administration
  • systems and procedures to ensure product availability and on- time delivery.
  • Prepare and approve, with support, lab dips/strike offs and handlooms.
  • Update suppliers of approvals and update the teamon any issues which will affect product intake
  • Maintain/establish the department filing system with support

Profile

  • Excellent keyboard skills
  • MS office, especially EXCEL
  • Knowledge and experience of using EKR and matrix is desirable
  • Professional telephone manner
  • Flexible and positive attitude and approach to work
  • Excellent organisational skills ·
  • Ability to prioritise effectively whilst working at pace
  • Excellent grammar and spelling

Job Offer

Close to transport links, Stake holder pension scheme, generous staff sales discount, flexible benefits and subsidised car parking/travel.

2/3 days at home at the moment.

Progression opportunity, fast track to Assistant Buyer for the right person

Buying Assistant- Home Gifts & Accessories

Buying Assistant- Home Gifts & Accessories

Buying Assistant- Home Gifts & Accessories

Required skills

  • Costs
  • suppliers
  • samples
  • Assistant Buyer
  • Buying Assistant
  • brands

Reference: 41263978

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