Assistant Buyer

South Yorkshire | Ref: BBBH26518

Up to £25000.00 per annum

Assistant Buyer
South Yorkshire
Up to £25,000 + benefits

Role Profile
Our client, a fast-growing retailer is looking for an Assistant Buyer to join their trading team. Reporting in to the Senior Buyer, you will assist in growing sales, maximising profits creating a commercial product range at competitive prices

Key Responsibilities

  • Sales forecasting and replenishment ordering
  • Sourcing market beating clearance deals
  • Developing seasonal ranges
  • Work with merchandising and space-planning teams to optimise space
  • Supplier management and onboarding of new suppliers
  • Commercial negotiation - cost pricing, promotional funding etc
  • Work with marketing to promote amazing value deals
  • Identify market trends and new product opportunities
  • Keeping abreast of competitor proposition


What experience does the ideal candidate need?

  • FMCG buying experience is compulsory
  • Experience of working within the discount sector is favourable
  • Sales forecasting
  • Excellent supplier negotiation skills
  • Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Ability to create and understand detailed reporting, and make decisions based on analysis


Skills, Experience & Personal Attributes
The ideal candidate will be an experienced Assistant Buyer, with a true trading mentality, confident in negotiations, range building and decision-making
Client information
Our client is a new and fast-growing retailer based in South Yorkshire. Every colleague in the business plays an important role in the growth and success of the business, and there is
Remuneration
Up to £25,000

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