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Assistant Buyer

March Personnel



£22000 - £26000/annum


Posted: 27/05/2023

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Working alongside the other Buyer in the team this role is ideal for someone from a buying background or who has the transferable skill set to complete the duties of the role. A team player who is willing to be very hands on in all aspects of the business. This is not your usual buying role so for the right person this is a great opportunity to learn, apply your current skill set and become part of a growing business.

Key Responsibilities

• Under guidance from the Buyer, to gather, analyse and interpret requirements/ company sales by item and product ref/ size/ colour versus stock holding over certain periods to establish requirements
• To help Buyer with forward order quantities/planning
• To top-up order quantities through-out the year based on sales v stock holding sell-throughs (stock replenishment)
• With Buyer, review price points by item or as company as a whole taking into account company spend, year on year growth, potential etc. (Liaising with Accounts for data)
• To schedule buying meetings on a monthly basis with Director, Buyer, Store Manager to ensure all are briefed on requirements
• To set up new products in Cybertill - price, VAT, size ranges, min/max for store and warehouse
• To maintain established supplier relationships

You will need

Great communication skills
Good working knowledge of Microsoft office including Excel
Great attention to detail

• All employees are entitled to 20 days holiday a year plus the eight bank holidays, pro rata if not a full time employee. We do not trade between Christmas and New Year period so days from the allocation must be reserved for these periods.
• All eligible employees are auto enrolled into the Workplace Pension Scheme.

Please note: As you can appreciate we are currently overwhelmed with applications and we can therefore only contact those applications that have relevant skills for positions that we currently have available. Should you not hear from us within a week, you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.

March Recruitment is an equal opportunities employer and complies with all relevant UK legislation. If you are successful in your application, you will be required to attend a full registration with one of our Consultants which will involve you providing a current passport, any relevant visas and completing relevant tests and a full competency based interview. Please note that by applying for this vacancy you accept March Recruitment’s Privacy Policy and GDPR Policy which can be found on our website and therefore give us consent to contact you.

Consultant: Donna Jackson

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