Assistant Buyer - Fine Watches
Are you proactive and proficient? We need an Assistant Buyer to join our Fine Watches team. The Assistant Buyer role is to assist the Senior Buyer in the development cross all omni channels (store, online & airports) and both operational models (own bought and concession). Responsible for briefing suppliers, managing a critical path, reviewing samples and providing the buyer with market information and identifying new opportunities, you will need creative flair, combined with an eye for detail and exemplary organisational skills.
As the world's leading luxury retail emporium, we make the impossible possible. Our team believe that collaboration with other divisions is key to reaching our goals, by building effective relationships with all brands, head office contacts, store management team, travel retail and online relationship partners.
To succeed in this role, you will have a passion for this market sector, maintaining awareness of the current market trends to lead the company forward with directional styling and standards. You will require a high level of organisation, with the ability to prioritise responsibilities and work to tight deadlines. The ideal candidate will enjoy the opportunity to work with minimum supervision and have the confidence to independently manage product development as well as liaise with internal departments. You will also bring excellent communication skills, as you will have the chance to develop and maintain relationships across the business from our in-house creative team to our Warehousing and shop floor teams.
Our Promise to You
At Harrods, we believe nothing is impossible. We drive ourselves and inspire others to always push for more. This passion to exceed is what sets us apart. We are proud to be a place where standing out means being yourself.
As well as strong long-term career potential and development support, you will also benefit from an excellent benefits package, including a company pension, flexible working, 25 days' holiday and a day off on your birthday, up to 33% in-store discount and a season ticket loan.
At Harrods we believe the personality and authenticity of our people sets us apart. We celebrate and invite applications from all cultures, backgrounds, tastes and experiences and are proud of our culture where people from all walks of life can grow and thrive. What makes you unique makes us exceptional.
If you want to know more about our people and our culture, search #TogetherHarrods on LinkedIn, Facebook or Instagram.