Assistant Buyer – 120789-1

  • Per Day
    £170
  • Location
    Greater London
  • Basis
    Contract

Assistant Buyer – £170 per day paye – 12 Month Contract

Hybrid – 2 days per a week in the office, London Paddington based

Our client is a global technology organisation who requires an Assistant Buyer to be responsible for helping the category buyer to build and grow business for their Stores. This includes helping to drive the assortment, promotions, and relationships necessary to build upon our existing merchandising strategy for both the brick-and-mortar and their online tore efforts.

Responsibilities:

* Assist category buyer with product assortment for their stores
* Comp shopping
* Item set up
* Promo set up
* Run and maintain a variety of reports to help analyse the business
* Maintain category promotion calendar (rolling 12 months)
* Participate in supplier calls and meetings to help run the business
* Track and monitor technology blogs to ensure we are staying ahead of the curve on products and trends

Success in the role will be measured by:

* Category sales/ revenue growth
* Increasing profitability of category
* Customer satisfaction with merchandise selection
* Consistent visibility to pricing in market
* Accuracy of item and promotional set ups
* Timely assortment of innovative products
* Best in class Assortment
* Build and maintain strategic OEM relationships

Requirements:

* Retail experience required – buying/assisting category management
* Demonstrated track record of driving results with integrity
* Principled and transparent approach to decision making and communications
* Keen knowledge and ability to effectively analyse and apply findings about industry dynamics
* Strong interpersonal skills and ability to collaborate across organisational boundaries
* Passionate interest in technology and products

strgroup is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

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