Junior Buyer - i Saw IT First & Missguided

I SAW IT FIRST
Stretford, Manchester, UK
Posted 1 day ago
Full time

Company presentation

At Frasers Group we're rethinking retail. Through digital innovation and unique store experiences, we're serving our consumers with the world's best sports, premium and luxury brands globally. As a leader in the industry, we're elevating the retail experience for our consumers through our collection of established brands, including Sports Direct, FLANNELS, USC, Frasers, and GAME.

Job description

Working across two of our fashion brands - I SAW IT FIRST and Missguided, duties will include but not limited to:

  • Work closely with a merchandise counterpart to develop & own department strategy under guidance of Senior Buyer to maximise profit and deliver a product range suitable for the customer.
  • Take accountability to make trading decisions; actively trading the department whilst continually reviewing changes in performance and agreeing appropriate actions with merch to minimise impact and maximise profit.
  • Have awareness of your own leadership style and an ability to adapt your approach to engage and motivate your team.
  • Acknowledges strategic suppliers and develops credible relationships that deliver value and commercial benefits, ensuring they can meet the changing needs of a fast-paced business.
  • Constantly seeks opportunities to improve margin and is aware of both the intake and profit margins in accordance to plan.
  • Works with Design to deliver a trend led & commercial range
  • Builds internal network and seeks to enhance the end to end customer experience, increasing range exposure to drive traffic and sales. i.e. SEO, VM, Press, Social.
  • Understands the impact of competitors pricing strategy and trading activity and uses this knowledge to make commercial decisions.
  • Own and oversee department critical path management.
  • Manage a team of Buying Admin Assistants and/or Assistant Buyers.

An opportunity like this at Frasers Group is for the fearless. The potential is massive, the experience unrivalled. To be able to make the most of it you need to live and breathe our principles:

  • Think without limits and take the team with you
  • Own it and back it
  • Not hesitate and act with purpose
  • Be commercial and customer focused

Profile

  • Buying experience or working as an Assistant Buyer role or similar.
  • Has an understanding the marketplace, target customer and key competitors.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, including Word and Excel.
  • Experience working in a fast-paced environment.
  • A team player with excellent communication skills.
  • Good organisation skills and able to work well under pressure.
  • Able to demonstrate high levels of accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Able to be reactive and work in a fast-changing environment.

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