Assistant Buyer

Category Specialist – Central London – FTC -Flexible Salary

Excipion are working on behalf of one of the words largest organisations in a search for a Category Specialist.

We are looking for someone with a Category/Buying background in Retail or Technology who thrives on growing a business.

You will be responsible for helping the category buyer to build and grow business. This includes helping to drive the assortment, promotions and relationships necessary to build upon the existing merchandising strategy.

Key responsibilities include:

Assist category buyer with product assortment for Stores
Item set up
Promo set up
Run and maintain a variety of reports to help analyse the business
Maintain category promotion calendar (rolling 12 months)
Participate in supplier calls and meetings to help run the business
Track and monitor technology blogs to ensure we are staying ahead of the curve on products and trends

Candidates should have the following:

Demonstrated track record of driving results with integrity
Principled and transparent approach to decision making and communications
Keen knowledge and ability to effectively analyze and apply findings about industry dynamics
Strong interpersonal skills and ability to collaborate across organisational boundaries
Passionate interest in technology and products
Candidates with buying experience within Retail require

If you are interested in working for a great organisation please send your CV to jcelestine@excipion,com or call 02392 314695.

STR Limited is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.


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