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Assistant Buyer (Retail)
As one of the UK's fastest growing retail organisations my client is looking for someone with experience in a retail environment to join their buying team. Due to ongoing success and growth now looking at expanding their team and are seeking a dynamic Assistant Buyer, to be based at their Head Office in Plymouth.
In return, the company offers excellent career opportunities and development. There is also free parking on site and they have a new head office being built.
As an Assistant Buyer you will work closely with the Buyer to enhance the variety of stock available for the company's customers. You will develop relationships with new and existing suppliers whilst ensuring maximum value and efficiency for the business.
As a successful Retail Assistant buyer, you will:
- Assist the Buyer in all aspects of the buying process
- Assist the Buyer with proactive continuous product sourcing
- Manage and maintain daily correspondence of assigned Suppliers
- Achieve margin and product sell through targets
- Maintain and develop excellent supplier relationships
- Have proven commercial experience of trading in a fast paced and reactive environment
- Good judgment and decision making skills
If you have strong numerical & analytical skills, have retail experience and want to work in a busy team, then apply now!
This is a full-time, permanent position of 38.75 hours per week. A typical working week will consist Monday-Friday 8:45am - 05:30pm.
28 days holiday (including bank holidays) and pension scheme.
A store discount card is also offered on successful completion of your probationary period. Salary to be discussed on application.
If you are interested in the role and feel you fit the criteria required, please click apply today for your chance to be considered or contact the Pertemps Plymouth office.
This vacancy is being handled by Natasha Bond, Permanent Consultant at Pertemps, Plymouth. Natasha prides herself on working with her applicants and client companies to find the right people for the right job every time.
Natasha works with the successful Pertemps team in Plymouth, who supply staff in the following areas: Office Administration, Accounts, Sales, Marketing, HR , Buying & Purchasing, Management, Driving, Warehouse and Manufacturing.
Key words: Buyers Assistant, Assistant Buyer, Retail, Buying,
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Pertemps - Plymouth
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