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Assistant/Senior Assistant Buyer (TGN5026) – Excellent Salary DOE

Assistant/Senior Assistant Buyer (TGN5026) – Excellent Salary DOE

Location: Manchester

Type: Permanent

Industry: Ladieswear

Job Ref: TGN5026

The Company:

A leading clothing and accessories supplier are seeking an Assistant/Senior Assistant Buyer to join their growing team. The company are an established supplier within an online brand and have a strong social media presence, especially Instagram. With ongoing expansion of the business this is an exciting opportunity for you to be part of the creative team. You will be working alongside a team of buyers in a fast-paced environment.

The Role:

  • Responsible for managing and developing BAA and their training
  • Contribute to development across category to assist the JB/Buyer with range building. Manage development of smaller categories of your own
  • Work along side design, garment tech and suppliers to deliver best product and margin.
  • Negotiate cost prices and manage costing of your own ranges
  • Work closely with our concessions team to mange the range selection and react to sales
  • Contribute to weekly trade meetings with suggest how to react to department trading, evaluating upcoming rages and opportunities.
  • Liaise with the supply base in a clear and concise manner

 Skills Required:

  • 1-2 years’ experience within a previous buying role at Buyers Admin Assistant or Assistant Buyer level.
  • Experience working in womenswear clothing and retail background.
  • Commercially aware and customer focused.
  • Confident using Microsoft Excel.
  • Preferably experience of retail costing
  • Comfortable working at pace
  • Strong communication skills
  • Able to build strong relationships and collaborate with the team.
  • Ability to multitask.
  • Ability to work independently.


  • Flexible working hours
  • Christmas shut down
  • 4pm early Friday finish
  • Well being support
  • Free onsite parking
  • Discount on product
  • Sample sales
  • Regular performance reviews
  • Fun working environment
  • Bupa rewards membership
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