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Buyers Admin Assistant

Listing ID: 643997

Buyers Admin Assistant

Type of Position: Permanent Position
Company / Organisation / Artist Name: NEW LOOK
Location: Central London, London, UK
Hours: Full Time
Twitter Handle: @
Deadline: 30th June 2017
Ad Expires In: 2 days 7 hours

Here at New Look we like to think of ourselves as Rock Stars! Within our buzzing environment all our talented people work hard but we ensure some fun is thrown in too! We are entering a bold and brave new phase and we’re striving to be a fashion brand with attitude. Fashion is personal and we want everyone to celebrate self-expression, helping our customers to look good, feel great and express themselves with fashion. At New Look, the only rule is that there are no rules and we want people who can make a difference, think big, think brave and aren’t afraid to make mistakes.

An exciting Buyers Admin Assistant opportunity to join our womenswear department has arisen here at New Look in our Central London head office.  Our Buyers are they key decision makers on what looks good and what our customers want. If you are someone who loves keeping up with fashion and can’t keep their eyes off the catwalks than this is the role for you!  We look for highly commercial and creative individuals who keep an up to date knowledge of current and future trends. Our Buyers need to be able to work well under pressure, be confident enough to build great relationships and have a passion for our product.

As a Buyers Admin Assistant YOU'LL GIVE:

Order Raising

  • Completing order attributes accurately
  • Raising orders accurately and amending purchase orders
  • Dealing with issues arising with orders both internally and externally
  • Co-ordinating barcode process with suppliers & “METO"
  • Inputting orders onto critical path
  • Action any order amendments under direction from the B&M team
  • Support commitment through weekly team updates
  • Issuing commitment enquiries to suppliers
  • Managing critical path with suppliers and buyers

Sample Management

  • Processing samples received (fits, development, shoots/meetings)
  • Labelling, logging, organising and filing samples including press and bought
  • Preparing samples for best sellers using the “Top profit earners report”
  • Collating and preparing meeting samples
  • Maintaining department range and samples
  • Maintaining fit spread sheet
  • Driving the press sample process to ensure that the department offer is fully potentialised

Product Awareness

  • On-going familiarity of the competition’s product range
  • Basic understanding of “Monday Figure Pack”
  • Completing and reporting back on NL store visits and competitor shops

Department Support

  • Receiving and Sending post
  • Dealing with telephone queries and faxing
  • Proactively dealing with department queries both internally and externally

WHAT YOU'LL NEED:

  • Commercial understanding of the high street market and an interest in this product area
  • Any previous work experience completed in a buying department is desirable
  • PC literate - Excel, Word, Access
  • Confident communicator
  • Team Player
  • Time management
  • Resilient
  • Self-motivated
  • Fashion aware
  • Accuracy
  • Presentation skills

YOU GET:

As well as the opportunity for great career progression, there is everything from bonus schemes to season ticket loans that will make life a little bit easier for you - including a huge staff discount of 50%, holiday days and access to our New Look Rewards which include some amazing discounts across a number of different businesses.

We understand that a Rock Star lifestyle isn’t a 9am -5:30pm thing…  so we are open to talk about flexible working! No promises but let’s have the chat and see what we can do! Not to mention our 4pm Friday finishes and (monthly free bars), what more could you want?


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