Buying Assistant - Homeware

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Liverpool, Merseyside | Ref: BBBH28888

Up to £18000.00 per annum

Role Title
Buying Assistant - Homeware (Maternity Cover starting end of Jan 2020)

Role Profile
Our client, a major retailer based in Liverpool, is looking for a Buying Assistant to join the team to cover a period of maternity leave starting end of January 2020. This is a brilliant opportunity for someone eager to kickstar their buying career, joining a lively team within a business that is growing consisently year-on-year.

Key responsibilities include;

  • Supporting the Buyer on a day-to-day basis
  • Taking charge of the department's admin
  • Negotiating with suppliers
  • Developing a balanced and creative product range
  • Maintaining all aspects of the critical path with members of the team
  • Ensuring the smooth running of the development process
  • Maintaining schedules and key deadlines
  • Production and maintenance of reports with the ultimate aim of organising professional supplier review meetings

Skills & Experience
To be successful in the role, you must be able to demonstrate experience in the following areas:

  • Some experience/ understanding of a BAA role is essential
  • Commercially aware
  • Strong relationship builder
  • Drive and motivation
  • Good level of IT ability including Microsoft Excel
  • Enthusiastic, team player who can also work on own initiative

Client information
Our client is a leading retail business based in Liverpool


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