Assistant Buyer - Menswear Shoes, Accessories, Apparel and Sunglasses Job at Harvey Nichols | The Dots
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1 month ago
  • Level Junior
  • Professions Fashion Buyer
  • Type Full Time
  • Location London, United Kingdom

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Expiry Date: 23/10/2020
The Assistant Buyer will deputise for the Buyer in all operations of the Buying function through the effective administration of the department and the production of regular sales, stock margin, mark-down and delivery information to meet agreed departmental objectives.
What you'll be doing:
  • Ensure that all departmental information records are accurately set up and maintained and regularly reviewed with the Buyer
  • Review and discuss delivery schedules regularly with Merchandiser/Buyer to ensure stock is delivered in accordance with orders and cancel stock where necessary/ negotiate discounts
  • Record, review and analyse weekly stock and sales information and based on this information make recommendations for relevant action to the Buyer
  • Ensure the accurate production of regular ad-hoc reports and analysis
  • Produce sales history at brand and departmental level to enable the Buyer to produce range plans and buying strategies
  • Liaise with Department Managers on a weekly basis to ensure familiarity with the ranges, highlighting key brands and fashion trends and reviewing best and worst sellers by line
  • Liaise with the sales teams regarding the visual presentation of the product
  • Produce regular comparative shopping reports, which demonstrate a thorough knowledge of competitor activity
  • As requested to the Buyer, assist in the review of potential Suppliers
  • Assist the Buyer in identifying seasonal trends
  • Assist the Buyer on the market to gain an understanding of the general principles of buying. Prepare analysis and sales information for buying appointments
About your experience:
  • Luxury multibrand experience desirable
  • Strong experience as a Buying Administrator
  • Managment experience of junior staff members
A bit about you:
  • You are highly numerate
  • You have excellent attention to detail
  • Immediate Microsoft knowledge (Excel)
  • You have excellent communication skills (verbal & written)
  • You have a good knowledge of Harvey Nichols brands and customer
  • You have a good understanding of the latest trends
  • You have a keen interest in fashion / accessories / footwear
All your hard work, rewarded:
Our colleagues are as important to us as our customers. When working with us you will be introduced to a huge variety of benefits and a competitve salary.
This list is not deemed to be exhaustive, other duties may be required to be carried out at the reasonable request of your line manager.

Skills Required

  • Fashion Buying

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