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Buying Assistant

Buying Assistant (BUYINGFEB) Plymouth, England

Buying Assistant

Temporary to Permanent


Monday to Friday

Flexy Hours, working 7.75 hours per day.

Contact Becky (Mego Employment)  Mego Employment LTD acts as an employment agency for permanent staff and an employment business for temporary workers.

We are seeking a proactive and committed individual to join our clients team as a Retail Assistant Buyer. In this role, you will play a crucial part in supporting the Senior Buying team to drive sales, maximize profits, and achieve stock and sales targets.


  • Collaborate with the Senior Buying team to drive sales and maximize profit by assisting in sourcing, listing, managing, and developing product ranges and promotional offers.
  • Work closely with suppliers to manage ranges and maintain the product file.
  • Monitor competitor activity to stay informed about market trends and opportunities.
  • Research, compile, and interpret data to formulate effective strategies as required.
  • Ensure accurate and timely completion of all relevant administrative, financial, and system procedures.
  • Produce regular information for stores, providing necessary support and ensuring seamless implementation of new ranges.
  • Liaise with retail staff to guarantee the smooth introduction of new products into stores.

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Demonstrate knowledge of and a genuine interest in the retail industry.
  • Possess excellent commercial understanding and communication skills.
  • Show commitment, confidence, and strong administrative, organizational, and prioritization skills.
  • Comfortable working both individually and collaboratively within a team.
  • Proficient in written, numerical/analytical, and PC skills.
  • Confident in using Microsoft Excel, including working with formulas and graphs.


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