Buying Assistant

Posted 7 August by The One Group
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I am currently looking for a Buying Assistant on a temp to perm basis. Reporting to the Buyer/Assistant Buyer you will ensure the smooth operation of the inventory processes.

Key Duties include:

  • Act as a key line of communication with all suppliers, liaising upon day-to-day issues, product, and marketing information.
  • Develop a thorough knowledge of both markets, product ranges and the competitive environment including pricing information.
  • To set up new suppliers and products on the internal system and maintain all product and order related information in a timely manner.
  • To provide effective communication within the Buying and Merchandise teams and with other teams as appropriate, e.g. Quality Control, Warehouse and TV Production.
  • To assist in resolving all issues with both internal departments and external suppliers as necessary and required by the Buyer and in some instances the Assistant Buyer.
  • To prepare, distribute and check all internal and external documents ensuring that specifications, terms and conditions, contracts and return forms in particular are completed accurately by suppliers.
  • Bringing all amendments/deviations to the attention of the Buyer/Merchandiser.
  • Develop and maintain appropriate systems (reports/files/spreadsheets) for the effective running and performance of the area.

To be considered for this role you will;

  • Highly numerate with strong analytical skills.
  • Enquiring and logical to deliver practical solutions.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • High PC Literacy.
  • Strong communication skills both written and verbal.
  • Graduate calibre



Reference: 38632255

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