Assistant Buyer - Windows Computing (Graduate Position)

Dixons Carphone / Commercial and Trading

Job Number: DC-SF04182

Location: Acton

Contract: Full Time / Permanent

Description

Since the arrival of the new Windows 10 operating system in July 2015 our category has seen the launch of some fantastic new technologies. This Christmas we will be launching more revolutionary tech including Windows Mixed Reality and Intel 8th gen processors. This role gives you the opportunity to join a high performing team and contribute to the commercial performance of the category.

You will report the Category Manager and support them in executing their category plans. Key tasks include executing store communications, promotional plans, product pricing and competitor reviews. You will need to demonstrate a passion for technology, attention to detail and ability to operate in a team. In return you will be given a clear development plan and the platform to showcase your skills. A great first step in developing an amazing career within our business.

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.
  • 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.