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Buyers Admin Assistant

Listing ID: 801926

Buyers Admin Assistant

Type of Position: Permanent Position
Company / Organisation / Artist Name: Dune London
Location: Central London, London, UK
Hours: Full Time
Salary: Competitive & Benefits
Twitter Handle: @
Deadline: Ongoing
Ad Expires In: 1 month 2 days
About: The Dune Group is one of the most influential global players in fashion footwear and accessories. Based in London, the fashion capital of the world, The Dune Group has over 20 years of experience in the footwear industry and has grown through a passion and dedication to excellence in product development and in-house design, and a commitment to providing outstanding customer service.

The company has grown from a 20 square metre concession in a fashion store in Oxford Street, London, in 1992, to a group with 40 UK standalone stores, 175 concessions in the major global department stores such as Topshop, House of Fraser, John Lewis and Selfridges, and 64 franchised stores and concessions in 10 countries around the world.

Our Buying team is vital in the sourcing and development of our fantastic product ranges for the Group across our core ranges, accessories, International and other brands. They work with various suppliers to ensure we are sourcing the best quality product for our customers whilst constantly striving to improve processes and develop ranges which are ahead of our competitors.

From our Buying Admin Assistants to our Senior Buyers, everyone is instrumental in delivering amazing ranges and working collaboratively to achieve this.

The role:

We are currently looking for a Buyers Administrator to join our busy Mens Buying team. At The Dune Group you will be able to use your passion for footwear and fashion, to gain and develop a keen and commercial eye for the product. As Buyers Administrator you will play a vital role in developing relationship with suppliers and managing samples and the critical path. Passionate about our brand and product you will be committed to a career in buying, organised and proactive.

Responsibilities:

  • Support the Buyer and Assistant Buyer on a day to day basis
  • Understand the importance of each decision and task that is carried out and the overall effect this will have on the profitability of the business
  • Ensure excellent communication and interaction with other departments
  • Maintaining excellent communication with supplier base, identifying any issues and taking appropriate action
  • Ensure all samples are chased, managed, labelled and in the correct location
  • Demonstrate awareness of future and current trends and ability to interpret in a commercial way
  • Raise and process orders
  • Critical Path management from sample placement through to delivery into DC

Skills / Experience required:

  • Passion for our brand and products
  • Commitment to a career in Buying with a relateable degree or work placement 
  • Awareness of current trends and our competitors
  • An enthusiastic can-do attitude
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Able to cope under pressure and use initiative

Benefits we offer:

  • Competitive salary and annual company bonus scheme
  • Pension Scheme
  • 25 days holiday
  • Interest Free Season Ticket Loan
  • Subsidised canteen and free fitness classes weekly
  • Generous product discount
  • Cycle to Work Scheme & PureGym Discount
  • Learning & Development Courses
  • Sample Sales and many more...

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