Job details

Assistant Buyer - Level 2 - Tech & Leisure

Job reference: 004098

Closing date: 27/06/2021

Salary: Competitive Salary (DOE) plus excellent benefits

Department: Buying

Hours per week: Full-time

Here at N Brown, we are looking for an Assistant Buyer to join us working in our Seasonal team!

In this role you will report 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:

  • 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?:

  • 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

​​​​​​​About Us

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.