Assistant Buyer – Graduates Welcome

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Recruiter
Domu Brands Limited
Location
Manchester, Greater Manchester
Salary
£20,000 - £25,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted
20 Jul 2019
Closes
17 Aug 2019
Ref
DB055
Sectors
Procurement
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Assistant Buyer – Graduates Welcome 
Manchester, Greater Manchester 

The Company: 

With a global network spanning Europe, the US and China, Domu Brands is an eCommerce company. Operating out of an amazing office space in Manchester City Centre, we are based in a renovated factory which forms part of a modern office complex situated around the site of an old brewery. 

Growing at an extremely fast rate, we have been awarded with several business awards over the last couple of years. 

Now, we’re looking for an Assistant Buyer to join our team in the heart of Manchester. 

The Rewards: 

- Salary of £20,000 - £25,000 per annum 
- Great support to help you achieve your ambitions 
- Newly refurbished modern work space 
- Regular company social events 
- Handy transport links making for an easy commute 

If you possess a degree-level qualification and have the drive to build an exciting and varied career with a growing business operating in the eCommerce sector, this is the role you’ve been waiting for. 

As a multi-award winning business, we understand the importance of keeping our employees happy and engaged. Fostering a welcoming, sociable work environment, we reward our employees’ efforts and support them to fulfil their potential. 

If you’re looking for an exciting role where you can share your ideas within a social and friendly work environment, and exponentially increase your business knowledge, this is the role for you. 

Your Role: 

As an Assistant Buyer, you will be tasked with supporting the procurement of a large range of products to sell online. 

You’ll work closely with a Senior Buyer, sourcing merchandise, reviewing existing items, maximising profits and providing commercially viable ranges to be sold. 

Specifically, your role will involve: 

- Supporting the delivery of sales, margin and profit targets 
- Assisting with range planning processes including strategies, controls, selection and finalisation 
- Liaising and co-ordinating with our photo studio to ensure content assets are delivered on time
- Helping with new product development activities 
- Taking part in managing suppliers including obtaining quotes and samples 
- Creating and maintaining buying plans 
- Producing content briefs ensuring accurate product date, descriptions and copy 
- Attending trade shows when required 

About You:

Although no experience is required, to be considered as an Assistant Buyer, you will need: 

- A degree-level qualification (or equivalent) 
- Strong analytical and negotiation skills 
- Great team-working, interpersonal and communications skills 
- A close attention to detail and the ability to react swiftly to changes 

Ideal candidates will have around one year’s experience a retail or general merchandising buying role, however this is by no means essential. Any experience of dealing with Far East supply chain would also be desirable. 

Other organisations may call this role Purchasing Assistant, Buying Co-ordinator, Graduate Buyer, Junior Buyer, Trainee Buyer, Procurement Assistant, Graduate Procurement Executive, or Graduate Purchasing Executive. 

Domu Brands is an equal opportunities employer, is 100% committed to creating jobs within the UK, and really values a diverse workforce. 

So, if you have the drive and commitment to become an Assistant Buyer, please apply via the button shown. This vacancy is being advertised by Webrecruit. The services advertised by Webrecruit are those of an Employment Agency.
 

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