Senior Buyers Administration Assistant - Childrenswear

Ref: MON09983
Salary: Competitive salary & attractive benefits
Department: Buying
Location: Notting Hill Village, London (W11)
Position type: Permanent
Hours / Duration: 37.5 hours per week
Closing date: 28/09/2018

Looking to join a global retailer who values people?  Then look no further.  We are committed to developing our people, last year we made numerous promotions across the business. We have raised and spent over £5m through our Monsoon Accessorize Trust. The Trust allows us to support 19 projects currently and “give back to the communities we trade in”. We are a strong brand with many talented people in the business along with a loyal customer base who knows our heritage.  We put people first and pride ourselves in attracting, developing, retaining and inspiring our talent.

We have a new opportunity for an experienced Buyers Administration Assistant who wishes to progress into a more senior role within the Childrenswear Brand.  You will be some one who drives their own development and strives to create improvements within the BAA population. You will have experienced a full season of managing the critical path for your team.  If you’re looking for your next step and are committed to building your career within accessories, we would like to hear from you.

What will you do as a Senior Buyers Administration Assistant?
•Working with the Buying team to accurately process orders
•Responsible for updating the critical path and maintaining the delivery schedule
•Ensuring all cost price and discount amendments are processed
•Maintaining best sellers and managing sample storage for the team
•Working with the Buying team, you will ensure the approval process runs smoothly and will liaise with suppliers
•Providing support to the Buying team
•Effective communication and relationship building at all levels of the business
•Driving individual performance and contribution towards department results
•Ownership of own career development

What you will need to succeed as a Senior Buyers Administration Assistant?
To shine in this role you will have a proven track record in Buying as a Buyers Administration Assistant.  You will possess excellent time management skills with the ability to prioritise your own workload with proven administrative abilities gained from within a very pacey environment.  Using your strong communication skills, you will communicate effectively at all levels.  You will be self-motivated and enthusiastic in your approach.  You will enjoy problem solving and decision making.  As an active team player, you will contribute to team working and support other team members.  Excellent PC skills (Microsoft Word & Excel) are also key.

What are we like to work for?
If you're ambitious, Monsoon Childrenswear department is a great place to be.  We're still growing which means there are more opportunities than ever before.  We're also committed to developing our talent.  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 generous discounts!

If you feel you have the potential to become a Senior Buyers Administration Assistant, please apply via our internal portal on our website

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