Buying Assistant

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Stockport, Greater Manchester | Ref: BBBH28858

£16000.00 - £18000 per annum

Buying Assistant
South Manchester
£16,000-£18,000 depending on level of experience

Role Profile
Cast UK are exclusively recruiting a Buying Assistant position for an established clothing retailer based in South Manchester. We have recruited numerous positions for this business over the past few years as the company has gone through an exciting period of change and growth, therefore this is an exciting opportunity for someone to step into a newly created position. Reporting into the Head of Buying, you will provide essential support to them by taking responsibility for the majority of the department's admin. As you become settled in the role, you will use your commercial mindset and interest in product to help to build ranges. This position will ideally suit someone with some experience in a similar role, i.e. a buying placement within a retail head office, or an individual with an interest in buying, looking to take the first step in their career. You will be joining a close-knit and dynamic team within a leading business that can offer further learning and development opportunities.

Key Responsibilities

  • Taking responsibility for the department's admin
  • Competitor analysis
  • Ad hoc administrative duties to support the buying team
  • Helping to build commercial ranges
  • Sample management

Required Skills & Experience

  • Some experience in a similar role or an interest in / understanding of buying is essential
  • A relevant fashion related degree would be advantageous
  • Highly organised, able to prioritise workload
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, particularly Excel
  • Product driven
  • Highly commercial
  • Hardworking, enthusiastic and eager to learn
  • Confident and outgoing, able to forge strong working relationships

£16,000-£18,000 depending on level of experience

About Cast UK
Cast UK is a leading executive consultancy, providing national recruitment solutions to both clients and candidates. Specialising in HR, Procurement, Buying, Supply Chain, and Logistics, each member of our specialist team has a professional background specific to their recruiting sector. With this unique insight and knowledge, our consultants are able to place individuals from trainee through to main board. For more information on Cast UK and a complete list of all of our current vacancies, please visit

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