This is a role to join our Buying team and be part of Showpo’s ongoing growth that will focus on assisting the Buyer to drive key category sales growth. This is an essential role to ensure the smooth running of the Buying team, working with the Buyer, you will ensure all admin tasks are completed, along with supporting the buyer for both Branded and In House buys. It is the perfect next role for an experienced Assistant Buyer who is interested in pursuing a career in a fast-paced fashion buying team.
New Arrival Performance reporting and analysis: Identifying best sellers and proposing initiatives to maximise on these & Identifying worst sellers and managing these accordinglyHeavy Line Cover management - working to increase SKU productivity and maintain ideal cover for categoriesPO raising and order management for correctly and accurately updating recordsNegotiation of pricing for all repeat orders for In-House designsSample Management: Execute Sample Management for catalogue shoots, relevant fit projects and relevant development styles & Ensuring styles are marked off and handed over correctly to relevant teams.Coordinate and complete back to warehouse procedures for all samplesMaintain and update Website Edit PopulationAssisting the Buyer with selecting and developing appropriate ranges for both Branded and inhouse products. This includes researching, planning and selection of viable ranges.Branded reporting to assist in preparation for seasonal buys.Preparing Sell through reports and EOM seasonal SWOTS Regular trend Research and competitive analysis to determine pre-season and on going trends for apparel that are relevant for our customers.Analysing departmental reports, reviewing sales performance, stock levels, ASP and using this information to propose action to improve future sales performance
Qualities We Look For:
Highly numerate and analytical with a strong attention to detail.Ability to multitask and prioritise workloadFull understanding of all steps in the supply chain and critical path managementConfident in your own abilities and able to communicate with colleagues and suppliersExcellent Microsoft Excel and Google Sheets skillsAbility to grow, learn and thrive in a fast moving environmentCan-do and flexible attitude Experience within womens fashion buying preferredStrong understanding of online fashion retailAdaptable, flexible and able to work autonomously in a fast moving environmentInnovative and able to take calculated risksCalm under pressureEntrepreneurial mindset with the ability to think outside the boxSolutions focused with a very positive outlook
Sound like the role for you? We'd love to hear from you!