BUYING ASSISTANT

  • Location
    South Croydon, Greater London
  • Salary
    £11.28/Hourly
  • Category
    Procurement & Supply Chain - Buyer / Puchasing
  • Job type
    Temporary contract
  • Industry
    Procurement and Supply Chain
  • External Reference
    JN-072021-195631

Your duties will consist of the following :-



* Assist with the smooth implementation of category plans including range reviews, promotions pricing and stock that are consistent with overall commercial strategy and financial objectives.
* Collaborate with the Marketing team to implement buyer led marketing promotion plans and strategies developed by the buying team which adhere to legislation and brand guidelines
* Help with the review and evaluation of the effectiveness of promotions.
* Assist with the smooth implementation of new product



This job is for you if:



  • You are health and beauty obsessed and love staying up to date with the latest trends

  • You're resilient and would thrive in a fast-paced, ever-changing environment

  • You know you add value through your ability to build great collaborative relationships

  • You understand the importance of your role in the business and take pride in your attention to detail

  • You're ambitious and eager to learn the first step in the buying journey

  • You are motivated by delivering results and can easily work to deadlines

  • You get satisfaction though seeing the products for the category you support out on store shelves for our customers to buy

  • Your adaptable approach means you can easily pick up a new way of working or process

  • Your curious and can challenge where you see an opportunity for us to do better



What you'll need to succeed



  • Confidence in office 365 products, specifically excel

  • Excellent organisational and time management skills

  • Experience working within retail would be ideal

Adecco acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. The Adecco Group UK & Ireland is an Equal Opportunities Employer.


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