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Assistant Buyer - Cookshop

Listing ID: 605716

Assistant Buyer - Cookshop

Type of Position: Permanent Position
Company / Organisation / Artist Name: Debehams Retail PLC
Location: Euston, Central London, London, UK
Hours: Full Time
Experience: 2 to 5 years
Specified Hours: 35 hours per week
Start Date: ASAP
Salary: Competitive
Reporting To: Buying Manager
Twitter Handle: @
Deadline: 30th March 2017
Ad Expires In: 1 week 10 hours
About: At Debenhams, the passion and ambition of our people has been shaping who we are for more than 200 years. We are a major employer with around 30,000 staff in the UK, Republic of Ireland, China, Bangladesh and Denmark, plus thousands more who work in our franchise stores around the world.
We are committed to attracting, retaining and growing the very best talent in the industry. We are constantly expanding in the UK, internationally and online and need the best talent to help us achieve our goals.
Everyone is someone at Debenhams, who will you be?

Role Title: Assistant Buyer - Cookshop

About us:

At Debenhams, the passion and ambition of our people has been shaping who we are for more than 200 years.

Debenhams is a major employer with around 30,000 staff in the UK, Republic of Ireland, China, Bangladesh and Denmark, plus thousands more who work in our franchise stores around the world.

We are committed to attracting, retaining and growing the very best talent in the industry.  We are constantly expanding in the UK, internationally and online and need the best talent to help us achieve our goals.

Everyone is someone at Debenhams, who will you be?

Job Role:

We currently have a unique opening for an experienced, self-driven Assistant Buyer to join our Home team specifically on the Cookshop (cookware & bakeware) department.

The Cookshop department has been growing over the years with a unique mix of highly branded and own brought products on offer.

If you would like to be part of this successful team and want to expand your home experience this is the opportunity for you. 

Within this role you have work closely with the Buying Manager throughout the full buying process including the continued development of the full ranges, using your strong commercial acumen with the aim of maximising sales and increasing profit potential.

You will also be required to negotiate with key suppliers to ensure that the diverse merchandise mix can succeed in a very competitive arena, as well as communicating effectively with the Merchandising colleagues on a daily basis. 

Candidate requirements:

This is a fantastic opportunity for an Assistant Buyer to join a fast growing part of our business. 

You’ll ideally have experience on home or similar product area.  However an enthusiasm for the home product is key if you are looking for an exciting new challenge.  

The proven ability to work in fast paced environment is also essential for this home buying environment. 

Location:

This role is based in our London Support Centre in Regents Place, NW1 3FG.

Benefits:

  • Competitive salary
  • Up to 25% discount (after qualifying period)
  • 34 days holiday (inclusive of bank holidays)
  • Company pension scheme
  • Interest free season ticket loan
  • Onsite subsidised restaurant
  • Access to excellent in house training that will really progress your career! 

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