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Assistant Buyer- boohoo

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Rewarding, visionary and fast paced – our Buying Department at Boohoo are looking for an Assistant Buyer to join our passionate, agile and creative team in Manchester. If your creative eye is seeking a new career within an ever changing environment, then why not evolve with us! Our unique test and repeat model makes us stand apart and allows us to react fast when bringing the product to market! Show us who you are and help us on the way to be the best trend setters of our global generation.

Job Summary:

Assists the buying team for the designated area and takes responsibility for a small part of the range. Works proactively with the buyers to gain a full understanding of the range they are supporting and supports with the management and development of the trainees within the department.

All tasks and activities to be undertaken within the framework of the overall department and business goals and strategy.

Tasks, Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Completes weekly reporting on area of range allocated.
  • Analyses best and worst performers and reports to buyer.
  • Presents relevant information in weekly trading meetings with Director.
  • Is responsible for buying allocated areas of range within defined parameters.
  • Is proactive in developing and maintaining effective supplier relationships in order to achieve business goals.
  • Works closely with merchandisers to ensure decisions based on accurate data and with specified framework.
  • Tracks intake.
  • Undertakes weekly analysis of ‘no sales’ and actions as necessary.
  • Liaises with eCommerce as necessary to ensure productive relationship.
  • Allocates appropriate tasks to trainees and supports their development

As an Assistant Buyer you should be highly motivated, with technical flair, excellent communication skills and a can-do attitude.