A fantastic opportunity available to join our growing Consumer Electronics team as a Buying Assistant in our London Head Office!
Buying forms the backbone of our business and is incredibly fast-paced. By identifying trends and understanding our on-going success stories, this team ensure what customers want is on our shelves.
We now have an exciting opportunity in our Consumer Electronics category for a Buying Assistant to join our London Head Office. This category is one of the fastest growing within our business and we have exciting plans for the future!
Are you looking for your big break to develop your Buying career? Do you want to work for a company that offers accountability, development and progression opportunities?
If you are driven, highly organised, a team player and want to be part of an innovative retailer why not get in touch today!
What will you do?
As a Buying Assistant you will support the Consumer Electronics trading team with the set up of new product lines, system price changes and product administration within our categories. You’ll manage and maintain our promotional offering across selected trading areas; provide accurate data insight and analysis on the range performance and contribute to the categories growth.
You’ll utilise your communication skills to work with our suppliers managing purchase orders and building strong working relationships. An analytical mindset is important to us; so you’ll use your strong Excel skills to provide sales analysis to our trading teams to support growth. We expect you to be able to create open and effective relationships with our stores, and manage your own workload.
Who we’re looking for?
To be successful in this role you will be ideally degree educated, have strong communication and interpersonal skills and be able to build effective relationships. You’ll be able to remain calm under pressure and manage your workload in a fast paced environment. You will be PC Literate, confident with Excel and the Microsoft office package (including using Pivot Tables / V-Lookups), and will use your analytical mindset to confidently interpret and analyse data.
This role would suit a graduate seeking their first opportunity in Buying or someone with some Retail Head Office experience looking to progress their career in a renowned and successful retail brand. Combined with being passionate, with a keen interest in the consumer electronics market would be highly desirable!
What’s in it for you?
You’ll be at of the hub of an incredibly fast-moving function and you’ll be trusted to make decisions that benefit the business. It’s a serious responsibility – which will seriously motivate you. You’ll thrive on the freedom and the chance to use your skills and will be supported with plenty of training and development opportunities. What’s more, you can expect some fab rewards, including an achievable annual bonus, 24 days’ holiday (and the option to buy more plus, a competitive pension, the perks of your birthday off and an early finish on Fridays, and lots more! Our London Head Office is only a five minute walk from Liverpool Street tube station and close to lots of shops, bars and restaurants.