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Vacancy ID:  34816

Assistant Buyer (Mobile Phones)

 

North Acton

Acton Support Centre (LHO001)
Permanent
Full Time

 


As an Assistant Buyer in our Mobile phones category, you’ll get to kickstart your buying career in this fast-paced role.

You’ll support our Senior Buyer to bring a fantastic range of products to our customers. With the chance to help negotiate with suppliers, you’ll get hands-on experience at the heart of a highly skilled team. Whatever direction you take in the future, you’ll be well equipped to progress. 

To support your development, you’ll have an opportunity to complete a Level 4 apprenticeship in Buying & Merchandising! You'll be able to start your apprenticeship within 3 months of joining the team (subject to eligibility).


As part of this role, you’ll be responsible for:

•    Helping to manage supplier relationships in line with our category strategy
•    Selecting and negotiating product ranges and pricing
•    Keeping tabs on the competition so we can set competitive prices
•    Analysing trading performance and recommending actions to drive our business


You will need:
•    A relevant degree (or equivalent), e.g. Marketing, Merchandising, Retail or Business
•    Great communication and relationship building skills
•    To be organised, analytical and numerate with good judgment
•    Strong commercial awareness and a sense of customer needs


We win together as one team and we celebrate all of the great things you do. One way we show our gratitude is by giving you access to a range of lifestyle benefits, including:
•    Competitive pension and sharesave scheme
•    Discounts within our stores and across big brand names in retail, travel and cinema
•    25 days holiday
•    A range of wellbeing initiatives including a free on-site gym at our London office
•    A hybrid working policy where teams can operate across a virtual and physical environment

 

Beyond that, we’ll be with you every step of the way, enabling you to get the most out of your role.