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Assistant Buyer

Job Title: Assistant Buyer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q90397
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email:
Job Published: October 02, 2012 09:52

Job Description

This well established retailer is seeking an Assistant Buyer to assist in the development and maintenance of a range and products and take direct responsibility for certain categories. This is a perfect opportunity for an aspiring Assistant Buyer to make their mark within a widely recognised national brand. You will be responsible for: * Working alongside the Supply Planner and the Buyer to manage stock levels * Negotiating with suppliers alongside buyer to establish range * Building relationships with suppliers to gain favourable terms * Managing promotional finance and the supply lines We are looking for a motivated and confident individual who is easily able to interact with suppliers, and has the ability to work well within time frames. This role will provide you with an excellent opportunity for improving negotiation skills, and the chance to work as an integral member of a team. You must have the following attributes: * A passion for retail, with experience in a fast moving environment * A desire for career progression within the field of Buying * Experience using spreadsheets with a broad knowledge of basic computer software. This role offers an exciting and dynamic working environment, within a nationwide retailer, maintaining and developing product categories. If you believe that you have the relevant experience and are enthusiastic about this role, please apply now!