6 days ago
  • Level Junior
  • Professions Fashion Buyer
  • Type Full Time
  • Location London, United Kingdom

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The NET-A-PORTER team are now seeking a talented Assistant Buyer to join the team based in our offices in London, Shepherds Bush. Reporting into the Buyer you will be tasked with providing unrivalled help and support to the department in all buying activity whilst managing a Buying Administration Assistant to ensure success.
You Will:
  • Oversee preparation of vendor packs, ensuring that BAAs have these compiled at an appropriate time ahead of trips
  • Attend ad-hoc buying appointments and if needed deputise in Buyers absence to gather product info for review
  • Review sales performance in order to offer informed product opinion within the appointment, based on sales history
  • Complete buy sheets after buying appointments in preparation for Buyer to write the buy
  • Raise and send orders to vendors, managing the ordering process within the YNAP system
  • Oversee RRP entry process, ensuring BAAs are receiving RRPs in a timely and organised manner, adhering to set deadlines
  • Undertake competitive shopping analysis (bricks and mortar & online) to review offer vs NAP, ensure pricing is aligned for every upload, and to check deliveries vs NAP
  • Analyse weekly sales data to suggest repeats and/or swaps, presenting proposals to Buyer & Merchandiser, and subsequently liaising with vendors to action
  • Manage the repeat and swap process to ensure full advantage is taken of vendor stock availability, as well as quicket possible delivery of stock into the business
  • Create trade sheets for weekly meetings to feedback to buyers including delivery highlights / lowlights, key editorial and marketing support features, as well as pulling together best and worst sellers information
  • Support Press, Marketing and Editorial functions in regards to new brand and exclusive launches, supplying buy sheets, delivery and upload updates, style suggestions as necessary
  • Contstantly hawk products on site, taking responsibility for the display of your departments offer (highlighting tricky styling, limited or incorrect product editorial, questionable pricing, duplicated products)
  • Compile the "Buybles" presentation, including new brand, exlcuisve capsule and top spends information
  • Undertake Ad hoc projects for Buyers and Buying Director
  • Manage the day to day workload of the Buyers Admin Assistant including setting of objectives and weekly catch ups.
  • Coach the Buyers Admin Assistant to constantly review efficiency and maintain high standards of working practices to drive sell thru, scalability and improve department KPIs
You Have:
  • Experience at AB/BAA or equivalent level gained in a fast-paced fashion retail buying or merchandising environment with strong administrative skills
  • Strong analytical and advanced MS Office skills, particularly in Excel, PowerPoint & Word
  • Commercial Awareness - understanding of our business, products and competition
  • Strong eye for detail and organisational skills and strives for a high level of accuracy
  • The ability to work with stringent deadlines
  • A great sense of humour, personal style and attitude
Here are just a few of the amazing perks you will receive as an employee at the YOOX NET-A-PORTER Group:
  • Our famous Staff discount
  • Exclusive staff sales
  • Season ticket loan or cycle to work scheme
  • Matched contribution pension
  • Multi-purpose insurance
  • Eye-care vouchers
To Apply:
From the moment you walk through our doors and join the YOOX NET-A-PORTER team we are committed to making your journey with us inspirational and Evolutionary. If you are passionate, committed and thrive in a collaborative and fast-paced environment, then please apply with a CV
YOOX NET-A-PORTER GROUP is an equal opportunities employer, if you require any reasonable adjustments to complete your application, please do not hesitate to advise us accordingly.
For further information visit: www.ynap.com | LinkedIn: YOOX NET-A-PORTER GROUP | Twitter: @YNAP

Skills Required

  • Assistant Buyer

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