Wednesday , October 4 2023

Asos Careers – Assistant Buyer

Website Asos

Job Description:

The Assistant Buyer plays a key role within the Buying Team. The role of the Assistant Buyer is all about developing amazing product for ASOS and building fashion-forward, commercial ranges that deliver against sales and margin targets. You will be the pivotal member of the Buying team, working closely with your Buyer, as well as Design, Technical and Merchandising teams, Suppliers or Brands, to develop and buy a range that is loved by our fashion-forward 20-something customer.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Helping to build a commercial and fashion-forward relevant range with constant newness that our 20-something customer will love
  • Building excellent relationships with your suppliers – this is key especially when negotiating cost prices and delivery dates
  • Actively contributing to the department strategy, by identifying risks and opportunities for the department that are supported by data and presenting these to the Buyer & Merchandiser
  • Working with your buyer to trade within the season to potentialize sales and profits – we work at a fast pace and are incredibly reactive
  • Supporting the Buyer in sourcing and developing products
  • Overseeing the fitting and sealing of samples
  • Working closely with Design and Merchandising teams to build the range, analyse sales data and agree actions. Leading the range build selection process, justifying decisions by referencing relevant trend and trade elements.
  • Influencing the department or brand, using company levers to optimise sales performance

Job Requirements:

  • Is able to communicate and present clearly and effectively to all levels
  • Is super organised, able to use their initiative and to work in a high-pressured environment
  • Has experience of using relevant trading systems and MS Office
  • Has great attention to detail to ensure that all the important details such as selling price, shipment dates and product attributes are correct
  • Has the ability to build strong relationships with other Retail teams and suppliers alike
  • Effectively demonstrates the ASOS values – Authentic, Brave, Creative and Disciplined

Job Details:

Company: Asos

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Inverness, Scotland, UK

Application Deadline: N/A

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