Buying Assistant Job In Plymouth

Buying Assistant


  • Salary to be discussed
  • Posted: 05/03/2019
  • Plymouth
  • Job Ref: 371104384
  • Temporary

Job Details

Buying Assistant. Pertemps are recruiting for a Buying Assistant to work at the head office for a very large and successful UK based retail chain.

As a result of their expansion plans, they are seeking a dynamic Buying Assistant, to offer support to their Senior Buying team and be a part of their continued ongoing success.

This is a Temporary to Permanent opportunity.

In return, the company offers excellent career opportunities and development. There is also free parking on site and they have a new head office being built.

As a successful Buying Assistant you will:

Support the Senior Buying team to drive sales, maximize profit and achieve stock and sales targets.

Assist in sourcing, listing, managing and developing product ranges and promotional offers.
Liaise with suppliers to manage ranges and maintain the product file.
Monitor competitor activity.
Research, compile and interpret data to formulate strategies as required.
Ensure all relevant administrative, financial and system procedures are completed accurately and within agreed timescales.
Produce regular information for, liaise with and provide support for stores.
Attend supplier meetings, showrooms and trade shows upon progression.

If you have strong numerical/analytical skills, can demonstrate an excellent commercial understanding, communicate confidently and thrive off of new challenges and working in busy team - then please apply now!

This vacancy is being handled by Chelsea Walker, Recruitment Consultant at Pertemps Plymouth who is currently responsible for all Temporary Commercial Recruitment.

Chelsea has been working in the Recruitment industry for 5 years now and prides herself on working with her applicants and client companies to find the right people for the right job, every time.