Assistant Buyer

 

We have an exciting opportunity for an Assistant Buyer to join our Buying & Merchandising team, based at our London Head Office on Portobello Road. The purpose of the role is to assist the Buyer/Designer and Merchandiser in the planning and development of the range, through to the buy and deliveries.

 

Key Responsibilities

 

Design and buy our growing accessories range

Assist in communicating with suppliers, sampling and the buy of the main range as required

Maintain and update our buy file, delivery schedules, critical path and order management

Manage our inventory of raw materials, working with our factories and flagging up low stock alerts

Manage the quality checking and delivery of London-based production orders

Work with the Operations Manager, warehouse team and Merchandiser to optimise sales from new stock deliveries

Manage and recruit our Buying Interns

 

The Ideal Candidate

 

BA (Hons) Fashion Design or Buying related degree awarded at least 2:1

2 + years experience

Hard working, organised and adaptable

Problem-solving, positive attitude and uses initiative

Fast learner, not afraid of a challenge

Pattern cutting and garment construction knowledge desirable

Able to use Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop (CAD)

Confident using Microsoft Excel (Pivot tables and Vlookups)