Assistant Buyer - Computing (Dixons Travel)

Dixons Carphone / Commercial and Trading

Job Number: DC-SF03507

Location: Acton

Contract: Full Time / Permanent

Description

This is an ideal position for a graduate looking to work in a fast paced buying function. With the opportunity to work with top brands like Microsoft, Apple and Samsung, this role offers great experience in dealing with and negotiating with top brands.

You Will:

  • Compile previous range analysis of market, customer, competitor and financial performance to generate strategy.
  • Work with the category manager to source, setup and market new products and ranges.
  • Work with the Merchandising team to develop and deliver a comprehensive Merchandise area strategy that meets our customer needs and identifies opportunities and risks.
  • Provide support to the Category Manager to analyse market share and competitor information and present competitor packs highlighting key issues with conclusions and recommended actions.
  • Build good supplier relationships by being a key contact for day to day supplier related issues to support the Category Manager.
  • Provide support to the Category Manager to compile and update category promotional plans and ascertain with Stock Planner what stock is required to support these plans.

 

 You will need:

  • Experience working within a FMCG or Hard Goods fast paced retailer.
  • Strong Microsoft Excel skills
  • strong numerical and verbal reasoning skills 
  • To be educated to a Degree standard


Dixons Carphone is Europe’s number one electrical and telecommunications retailer and services company, with more than 40,000 colleagues across nine countries, including the UK and Ireland. Every day, we use our people’s expertise to reach out and help new customers. What’s more - we’re exploring extraordinary new markets, from wellness to security, so that in an ever more connected and constantly changing world, we can offer our customers the most comprehensive service.

It’s an exciting time to join us and find yourself a place in our growing success story, apply now.