Buying Assistant

Location
Evesham
Salary
Competitive Salary + Excellent Benefits
Posted
17 Jul 2017
Closes
14 Aug 2017
Sectors
Procurement
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

An exciting opportunity has arisen within Countrywide Farmers for a Buying Assistant to join the team based in Evesham, Worcestershire. You will be on a full time permanent basis and receive a competitive salary plus excellent benefits.

Countrywide is the UK's leading supplier of quality products and advice which make country life better.

We are currently seeking an enthusiastic and experienced Buying Assistant to join our Buying and Merchandising department. You will be assisting the Product Manager in maximising the long term profitability of the category, whilst achieving annual budgeted sales, gross margin, terms and supplier income.

Your hours of work will be 37.5 per week Monday to Friday.

Responsibilities of our Buying Assistant

As our Buying Assistant you will play a key role in establishing and developing relationships internally with stores and other departments, as well as externally with suppliers. You will be supporting key buying processes including range reviews, promotional planning and competitor analysis.

Skills needed to become our Buying Assistant

- Excellent communication skills

- The ability to make decisions within given parameters

- Competent IT skills

- Accurate data entry

- Experience with Microsoft packages

- Experience of working within a Buying team, and empathy with the rural community is preferable but not essential

Benefits of working for us

- Competitive salary

-Staff discount

- Training

- Good working conditions

- Pension scheme

- A rewarding and stimulating place to work!

If you feel you are the right candidate for the role as our Buying Assistant then please click ‘apply’ now! We’d love to hear from you!

Due to high volume of applications we may not be able to respond to everyone individually. If you do not hear from us within 4 weeks, please consider your application has been unsuccessful.

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