Completes all processes with reference to daily/weekly sales, as well as longer term plans.
Monitors stock covers on single lines.
Reports and effectively communicates all key information in trading meeting to buyer and director level.
Generates ideas and suggestion to impact the business with reference to promotions and mark downs.
Provides SWOT analysis on designated categories every 6 weeks.
Monitors and maintains stocks as per KPI’s set and manages open to buy accordingly.
Develops basic understanding of WSSI by close cooperation with buyer and merchandising team.
Responds to competitor analysis.
Supports buyers with the development of more junior team members.
Supports senior buyers to develop new strategies for the business and department.
Undertakes preparation for Far East trips, and works closely with the design team throughout the process to maintain effective communication and cooperation between the teams.
Completes buying trips as needed.
Liaises with marketing and ecommerce teams to develop and maintain professional working relationships and ensure sales are maximised through the site and in line with overall Strategy.
Sourcing new factories and suppliers in line with the brand quality, design, ethical requirements.
Margin management/negotiation to achieve intake margin KPI.
Ability to build a balanced/commercial range that meets the customer needs and delivers the target repeat KPI