Buying & Planning Assistant

Buying & Planning Assistant

Key accountabilities and decision ownership 

  • Understand key sales, profit and margin drivers across the business and the impact of their role on these;
  • Develop an understanding of weekly trade reports to assist the Buying and Planning team in identifying trading risks and opportunities across all brands;
  • Act upon trade actions quickly and efficiently as requested by the Buyer and Planner;
  • Provide all necessary ad-hoc analysis as required, to improve commercial understanding of the business.

Range Building and Planning

  • Maintain and manage the product selection sheets, providing a visual representation of the range for sign off meetings and store briefing packs;
  • Demonstrate extensive product knowledge;
  • Raise orders on the relevant system in a timely way ensuring all key data is populated;
  • Display a customer-focused knowledge of market and trends.

Supplier Management

  • Build and maintain effective working relationships with suppliers; 
  • Contribute to future supplier strategies.

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Sectors We Cover

Retail, Food service, Hospitality and FMCG – Mid-Management to Executive positions in Operations, Buying, Merchandising, CRM, Franchise, Food preparation, Business Development, Supply Chain, Logistics, Marketing, Finance and IT, Leadership, HR, Business Development, Organisational Development and more.

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We focus on quality and service. We are not a big volume agency! We will only discuss an opportunity with you when you have a good chance of success!

Global Retail Recruitment is an established global retail recruiter and executive search agency focusing on delivery of quality recruitment process and extensive knowledge in the retail sector. We assist candidates in their search for a new career with consideration to their personal requirements, key skills, future career path and capability of fulfilling our clients brief.

We have delivered success and continue to deliver quality retail recruitment process for candidates globally to leading brands in Europe, Asia, and MENA. Our recruitment success is based on our commitment to providing ethical, considerate and communicative recruitment service coupled with honest, professional advice.

We have significant experience in Luxury, Food, Fashion, Lifestyle, Variety Retail in operations and all support functions such as HR, Leadership, organisational development marketing, finance, buying, merchandising, VM, Supply, Logistics, Franchise, CRM, Real Estate, E-commerce and more.

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