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Assistant Buyer - Mens

Listing ID: 1221685

Assistant Buyer - Mens

Type of Position: Permanent Position
Company / Organisation / Artist Name: Matalan
Location: Liverpool, North West, UK
Hours: Full Time
Salary: Competitive Salary plus Benefits
Twitter Handle: @
Deadline: 29th October 2020
Ad Expires In: 21 hours 33 min

As an Assistant Buyer, you’ll work closely with the Buyer to ensure the department achieves sales, stock and margin targets through the development of the product range, building and maintaining strong working relationships with the Men's supplier base.

  • Ensure we stay ahead of our competitors within the market with regular shopping and benchmarking trips
  • Identify opportunities with the Buyer in regards to prices, range width, gaps or over-ranging, equipment, POS & VM.
  • Attend Trade Shows, in the UK and overseas, producing reports and feeding back your findings to the wider team
  • Taking an active role within WSSI meetings, displaying your understanding of how Intake and OTB affect WSSI figures.
  • Identify sales on the Range Monitor, proposing actions against forecasts and budgets where appropriate.
  • Support the Buyer by contributing to selection meetings, commenting on future trends and competitor ranges using knowledge gained from competitor shopping trips and external research.

 
About You: 

  • Experienced within a Trainee or Assistant Buying role, within retail, preferably with Menswear experience
  • Ability to think commercially
  • Ability to work independently to tight deadlines
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, with the ability to communicate at all levels
  • Experience of development and coaching is essential.

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