Assistant Buyer - Accessorize

Ref: MON10252
Salary: Competitive salary & attractive benefits
Department: Buying
Location: Notting Hill Village, London (W11)
Position type: Permanent
Hours / Duration: 37.5 hours per week

IMAGINATION. DISCOVERY. EXPRESSION.
3 words that best describe our Accessorize brand. If you aspire to be confident, unique and empowered, then Accessorize is the brand for you. With 34 years of heritage, you would be joining an established brand on its new journey.

Reporting to the Buyer, you will be joining a busy buying team to play an integral part in helping to ensure the smooth running of the department.  Experience of buying bags would be an advantage and range building, price negotiation and critical path management are key.
 

What will you do as an Assistant Buyer?

• Managing the critical path and delivery schedule
• Approving production samples
• Negotiating, liaising, and developing relationships with suppliers
• Training, developing, and coaching a small team
• Deputising for the Buyer in their absence
• Helping to plan ranges to maximise profits
• Analysing sales performance of the department
• Communicating with other departments including Merchandising, Technical Services, and Design
 

What you will need to succeed an Assistant Buyer?

We are looking for an experienced Assistant Buyer who is eager for a change, and to expand their experience.  With your excellent communication skills, you will be able to build strong working relationships with others.  Self-motivated and enthusiastic, you will be always willing to actively contribute ideas and suggestions to the team.  You will plan and organise your own workload and help manage the workload of other team members.  Excellent systems skills, in particular Microsoft Word & Excel are essential.  If you are ready for your next step, enjoy working in a fast paced team, then this could be the role for you.
 

What are we like to work for?

If you're ambitious, Accessorize is a great place to be.  We're still growing which means there are more opportunities than ever before. You will enjoy a fantastic benefits package which includes an amazing discount across our brands, up to 23 days holiday, pension, life assurance and an interest free season ticket card loan.  We also provide a great range of Voluntary benefits with external companies that you can take advantage of such as discounts on gym memberships and the opportunity to ride a tax free bike to work to name a few!

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