Buying Assistant/Buying Executive

Buying Assistant/Buying Executive

Buying Assistant/Buying Executive is wanted to join this fast-growing company who are a market leader in their field. Based within central Milton Keynes, this is a highly valued role within a well-respected recognised brand.

SALARY: £24,000 - £27,000

BENEFITS: 31 Days Holiday, Competitive Company Pension, Share Options and Staff Discount, Other Large Company Benefits

LOCATION: Milton Keynes

COMMUTABLE LOCATIONS: Milton Keynes, Northampton, Luton

We’re on the look out for a commercial Buying Assistant/Buying Executive to work within the Category department and assist in the planning, development, and review of the groups product range. Reporting directly into the Category Manager, you will have real responsibility within your role dealing with various stakeholders at anyone time. Therefore, as the Buying Assistant/Buying Executive, you will be responsible for the following:

-To maintain records and files for products and own brand suppliers
-Converse regularly with stakeholders maintaining good working relationships, ensuring pack sizes, barcodes, and other relevant information is correct
-Evaluating data and other marketing information to assist in creating reports to feed back into the wider the marketing department.
-To create content/copy for marketing materials and company products
-To build an understanding of the market place, paying attention to competitor activity and wider market trends
-To work independently taking a leading role within the department.

Ideally you will have experience as a Buying Assistant/Buying Executive and will have the following attributes:

-Excellent excel skills, with experience of working with pivot tables
-Able to digest & analyse data in a way that is consumable to the relevant stakeholder
-To be independent and proactive within the workplace, seeking solutions to any issues that arise
-To be commercially aware and have the motivation to understand your industry and become a leader within your team
-To be able to work on multiple projects at once, often multi-tasking and working to regular deadlines
-Educated to degree level, ideally in a Marketing capacity
-Full, Clean, UK Driving Licence

This fast-growing company is a global leader in their market place and have enjoyed considerable success over the years. Due to impressive growth they are looking to recruit a Buying Assistant/Buying Executive to help drive improved processes across the organisation.

Please Note - We have been selected as the exclusive retained partner for this role so any direct applications to our client from candidates or agencies will be forwarded on to us direct.
INTERESTED? Please apply to our retained consultant NAME quoting JOB TITLE reference xxxxx to DD: 44 (0)1604 6833-- Wallace Hind Selection. The Old Vicarage. Duston. Northants. NN5 6JB. Tel: 44 (0) 1604 758857. Please note that the postcodes used for this vacancy are for searching purposes only, they may not refer exactly to where the role is based.