Assistant Buyer

Watford

Job Details

Location

Pep and Co Head Office

Contract Type

Permanent

Working Pattern

Full Time

Salary

Competitive Plus Benefits

Closing Date

27/04/2018 22:30

Who are we ?

PEP&CO is Britain's fastest-growing family fashion phenomenon, offering a full range of women's, men's and kid's fashion, with prices starting from as little as £1.

Currently launched in 200 locations around the UK, PEP&CO have huge expansion plans with a further 100 shop in shops opening within its sister company Poundland by September 2018.

Why work for us ?

This role is based in our PEP&CO Head Office where great ideas are born in partnership with our store teams. Filled with our vibrant and can-do team, it’s the heart of our company, which showcases our passion and determination to deliver the best we can for our customers: best service, best fashion, and best prices. Working at PEP&CO Head Office is an exciting chance to be at the centre of a dynamic company who value individual ideas and encourage everyone to get stuck in and work together to make PEP&CO a success.

What are we looking for ?

This is a fantastic opportunity for an Assistant Buyer to be involved in all aspects of developing our ranges and maximising the profits for the business. You will have full ownership of your category area and will be responsible for product development, range building, planning, sign offs and strategy development. 

What skills do you need ?

Experience of working within a fast-paced fashion retailer as an Assistant Buyer, preferred experience in Kidswear / Womenswear, a full understanding of the Buying and Merchandising Lifecycle, some experience in managing or mentoring others, proficient in presenting to Senior Stakeholders, excellent verbal and written communication skills, can confidently work out cost prices, margins and recommend selling prices, at least 2-3 years’ experience in Buyers Administration.

About You

You have the ability to perform under pressure and thrive in a fast-paced environment, you have the ability to work without direction, you are highly organized, able to plan and prioritise your workload, you have strong attention to detail, you are an excellent communicator, you are confident, you have a passion for trend and product, you constantly seek opportunities for development and are willing to take on tasks above and beyond your current role.

If you’re ambitious, fashion-savvy and want to help us build something great, then we are looking for you!

Your place in our world

Buyer
Assistant Buyer
Buying Administration Assistant