Assistant Buyer

Company: Aston Carter
Location: West London, England
Industry: IT, Other
Rate: £150 - £200 per day
Job Type: Contract (12 Months+)
ID: 1278
Posted: 07 Jun 2019

Job Description:

Our client, a top-tier global technology leader, are looking to hire an Assistant Buyer to support the launch of a new flagship store in Oxford Street

A successful Assistant Buyer will be responsible for helping the category buyer to build and grow business for the Store. This includes helping to drive the assortment, promotions and relationships necessary to build upon our existing merchandising strategy for both the brick-and-mortar and online store efforts.

As we expand our store base and continue to improve our experiences online, an effective multi-channel business strategy is pivotal to our success. Effectively assorting the right products for the stores means striking a fine balance between establishing a unique and innovative selection to drive interest and traffic and a selection of product that will drive meaningful increases in revenues and affinity for the stores.

An Assistant Buyer needs to possess a solid track record of effort, results and a passion for technology. We're looking someone who loves finding the latest and greatest new technology products and has an interest and desire to learn how to be a merchant.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Assist category buyer with product assortment for Stores

  • Comp shopping

  • Item set up

  • Promo set up

  • Run and maintain a variety of reports to help analyze the business

  • Maintain category promotion calendar (rolling 12 months)

  • Participate in supplier calls and meetings to help run the business

  • Track and monitor technology blogs to ensure we are staying ahead of the curve on products and trends

    Candidate Requirements

  • 2 years' experience in Retail (preferably in a Merchandising or Buyer role)

  • Passion about Technology

  • Self Supportive and willingness to learn
Please submit your CV for more information!

Allegis Group Limited operates as an Employment Business and Employment Agency as set out in the Conduct of Employment Agencies and Employment Businesses Regulations 2003. It is a company within the Allegis Group network of companies (collectively referred to as "Allegis Group"). Aerotek, Aston Carter, EASi, Talentis Solutions, TEKsystems, Stamford Consultants and The Stamford Group are Allegis Group brands. If you apply, your personal data will be processed as described in the Allegis Group Online Privacy Notice available at https://www.allegisgroup.com/en-gb/privacy-notices.

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Required Skills:

Buyer, Merchandiser, Technology, Retail

About Aston Carter:

Aston Carter has grown to become a preeminent global provider of top talent to businesses requiring highly specialised professionals focusing on Accounting & Finance, Change & Transformation, Compliance, Management Consulting, Operations and Risk & Regulation. Aston Carter’s global reach extends to 16 countries across Europe, Asia and North America – each with a firm focus on the core values that made Aston Carter the company it is today: Commitment, Character & Trust, Relationships, and A Passion for Excellence.

Contact Information:

Matthew Hacker
mhacker@astoncarter.co.uk
TEL : +44 20 7997 7204

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