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Assistant Buyer - Branded Sportswear

Job Title: Assistant Buyer - Branded Sportswear
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: East Midlands
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q93604
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email: LGS.58927.4032@quest.aplitrak.com
Job Published: September 06, 2013 16:58

Job Description

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Assistant Buyer to join this Leading UK Retailer based in their East Midlands based head office. Working within the branded sportswear department, the ideal candidate will have a passion for Branded Sportswear. As Assistant Buyer, your responsibilities will include; * Working closely with the buyer you will be developing and delivering the product range. * Building and maintaining relationships with suppliers. * Predicting seasonal best sellers, core lines and future trends. * Continually reviewing brand performance against the Buying plan and monitoring market activity. * Budget management within the product category. To be successful, you will have; * An excellent level of commercial awareness with a passion for Branded Sportswear. * Branded Sportswear buying experience from another leading UK retailer. * Trend awareness and strong creativity. * Excellent communication skills. You will not only be rewarded with an excellent earning potential but also with great career opportunities. This is an opportunity to progress with one of the UKs leading retailers. We request that candidates send their CV as a Microsoft Word document where possible. Quest Search and Selection is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.