Buyer's Assistant - Harrods Signature (Bags & Accessories)
We are currently recruiting for a Buying Admin Assistant to join our Harrods Signature team (own label). This BAA role joins our Bags and Accessories team.
The role of the Buying Admin Assistant is to assist in the development of the product proposition to ensure the department strategy is achieved as well as providing vital administrative support to the buyer and assistant buyer.
As the worlds 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.
We pride ourselves on being true brand ambassadors for Harrods in everything that we do, be that working closely with suppliers and vendors across the globe to championing our teams and their development.
The Buying Admin Assistants in our Signature Team are responsible for admin across the category, including article creation, vendor creation, managing critical paths as well as running weekly sales reports and visual best seller lists for the weekly trade meetings. You will have a keen interest in our product offering across our Signature (own label) Bags & Accessories.
As a key point of contact in the team, you will manage the take ownership of sample management whilst assisting the buyer and assistant buyer with product development. This calls for a high level of organisation and exceptional communication and relationship building skills. Ad hoc, you may also be involved domestic travel to supplier meetings and trade shows you will need to be happy to do this as the business requires.
You will also possess:
- Good PC literacy
- Strong customer service focus when dealing with both internal and external parties
- An interest in product development and developing your career in Buying
- Excellent time-management skills and the ability and willingness to multi-task
- Flexibility and readiness to adapt to changing priorities
- Attention to detail and accuracy
- Strong work ethic and unwavering commitment to Harrods values.
- Ability to perform duties effectively with minimum supervision and guidance
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, eligibility for a competitive bonus, flexible working, 22 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 or Facebook or follow @togetherharrods Instagram.