There have been several recent industry reports and commentary around talent shortages and the…
Posted by Michelle Graham
11th September 2017
Swindon | £25,500
An exciting opportunity to advance your career within the retail buying industry. Our client are looking for a talented Assistant Buyer to join the team on an initial 12 month fixed term contract.
Working with a Buyer, supporting across a number of categories with responsibility for your own product area. You will manage your product ranges, using market insights and trends to identify new product opportunities, proposing price mark downs and promotional activities to achieve profit targets.
Our ideal candidate will have previous retail or FMCG buying experience, with an understanding of product design and manufacturing processes. You will be a strong negotiator with excellent supplier management skills. A strong commercial acumen, with an analytical and the ability to interpret and communicate complex data. Strong numerical skills and attention to detail are also essential to be considered for the role.
If you have relevant experience for the role, please apply now with a short covering letter outlining your suitability for the role.