Job details

Assistant Buyer Level 2- Own Brand Lingerie

Job reference: 003863

Closing date: 11/04/2021

Salary: Competitive Salary (DOE) plus excellent benefits

Department: Buying

Hours per week: 36.17

It’s fast and furious here at times, but this just means something new and exciting is always on the way. So, if you collaborate, think on your feet, embrace innovation and love rising to a challenge, then our Senior Buyer role may be the role for you. Working with us will have a serious impact on the business, your career and our customers’ lives; you’ll understand why we’re proud to be N Brown.

Assistant Buyer Level 2- Own brand Lingerie

The Assistant Buyer Level 2 role reports to a Buyer/Senior Buyer, working together to deliver the best ranges for our customer, as well as operating in the wider team structure such as Sourcing, Product Innovation and Merchandising. The role will have some degree of buying responsibility and is the first step to becoming a Buyer. The aim is to deliver a profitable customer centric range and provide day to day support to a Buyer.

What you’ll be responsible for as an Assistant Buyer Level 2 on Own brand Lingerie:

  • Work with the Buyer or Senior Buyer on developing a customer centric range with the right price architecture and quality standards
  • Supplier liaison/relationships and cost price negotiation
  • Responsibility for critical path management
  • Day to day development and motivation of BAA’s under the guidance of the Buyer/Senior · Supporting the delivery of margin targets
  • Range planning and building for their ranges, supporting Buyers/Seniors
  • Reviewing weekly sales, with a focus on the best and worst sellers and trade actions
  • Monitoring the market and customer activity through competitive shops, sales and trend analysis
  • Attend and conduct fit sessions with involvement in product development
  • Attend and contribute to buying meeting
  • Reviewing the previous week's sales, best and worst sellers for the buying department
  • Regular website checks for product set up issues and fixing (where necessary)

What you will need to succeed as an Assistant Buyer Level 2 on Own brand Lingerie:

  • Relevant degree or the ability to demonstrate the required level of skills through work-experience
  • Excellent administrative, communication and organisation skills
  • A keen interest in fashion and customer first
  • Driven & motivated
  • Retail experience essential

In return for your hard-work and commitment, you’ll receive fantastic training and a competitive benefits package.

Employees in our business may have access to our customers’ personal data therefore for a number of our roles, offers of employment are subject to a satisfactory criminal record check.

Having a criminal record will not necessarily prevent an individual from obtaining a position with JD Williams


The closing date for this job has now passed.