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Buyer’s Assistant

£23000 - £25000 per annum 
Job Type:
Purchasing and Procurement 
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Buyer’s Assistant
Based in London (W5)
Salary: £23,000 – £25,000 + Excellent Benefits

One of the UK’s foremost organic retailers is looking to strengthen the Buying Team at its Head Office with an intelligent and well organised Assistant. This is a fantastic opportunity for an individual with previous experience providing support within a purchasing environment to join a dynamic and rapidly expanding business.

The Role:
As an important part of the Buying Team you will support the Buyers and stores in line with the buying and departmental strategy. Reporting will form a key part of your role; you will be expected to conduct regular sales analysis, reviewing product performances, and produce accurate reports which will highlight opportunities to generate and maximise sales revenue. You will build relationships and work closely with suppliers, booking in deliveries, ensuring stock orders are correct, as well as manage monthly promotions.

The Candidate:
The ideal candidate for the role will have buying/merchandising experience within a fast-paced retail environment. You will be an articulate and numerate individual with excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, able to multi-task and prioritise a varied workload with a keen eye for detail and the ability to work autonomously and without supervision. Strong IT skills will also be required, with experience using Excel and VLOOKUP a particular advantage.

The Company:
A leading organic food retailer, established in 2000, with 6 stores across London. As a member of the Organic Trade Board, the company offer a product range including fresh produce, meat, fish, chilled goods, beer and wine, extensive natural remedies plus expert free advice, all in an effort to provide the best organic shopping experience in London.

Offering a competitive salary, staff discount, training, plus a rewarding and stimulating place to work, this is a fantastic opportunity to join a growing business. To apply for the Sales Advisor role please send a CV via the link below quoting ref. ASN14.

This role may be suitable for you if you have a background as any of the following: Assistant Buyer, Buying Assistant, Buyer, Merchandiser, Merchandising Assistant, Product Manager, Category Manager, Purchasing Assistant, Procurement Officer.

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