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Assistant Buyer

Logo of Ralph Lauren

Ralph Lauren

10d ago

💼 Graduate Job

London

AI generated summary

  • You need advanced computer skills, organization, attention to detail, teamwork, analytics, market awareness, resilience, effective communication, and previous related experience.
  • You will manage purchase orders, data integrity, retail research, calendar meetings, critical path, analysis, and cross-functional relationships as an Assistant Buyer at Ralph Lauren.

Graduate Job

Creative Arts & Fashion, LogisticsLondon

Description

  • This is an exciting opportunity for a Buying Assistant to join and contribute to a high-performing Childrenswear team. You will provide integral operational support to the buying team, to ensure we achieve our department financial plans, and our seasonal strategies are realised from inception all the way to implementation in store.

Requirements

  • Advanced computer skills (experienced in Excel, Work, PowerPoint, and Outlook)
  • Highly organized
  • Ability to manage timelines and juggle priorities
  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • A strong team player who is adaptable within different circumstances
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Awareness of product trends and current state of market
  • Resilient with an agile and resourceful mindset, able to over-come challenges by focusing on solutions
  • Effective communication skills at all levels, both written and spoken
  • Previous experience in a similar Buying, Planning or Merchandising role is preferable

Area of Responsibilities

Creative Arts & Fashion
Logistics

Responsibilities

  • Autonomous and Accurate Delivery and Purchase Order Management. Clear communication of orders status, challenges, and opportunities to wider team.
  • Meticulous data integrity and management of daily, weekly, and seasonal buying responsibilities; Deliveries, Pricing, Assortment Updates, and general admin support.
  • Ability to manage required tools and systems, as well as troubleshoot any issues and identify better ways of working to improve efficiency.
  • Demonstrate and communicate awareness of retail landscape; conduct research on competitive set including pricing, style, and key messages and translate findings into actions.
  • Support in preparing necessary documents and resources for major calendar meetings, including Hindsight, Buy Review and Sign Off.
  • Agile Outlook and email management to maintain department critical path.
  • Able to analyze business reports with support from manager to broaden knowledge. Develop the ability to draw top line conclusions and actions from analysis.
  • Build relationships with cross-functional partners across Stores, Production, Merchandising and Creative to ensure the department critical path is maintained to the highest standard.

Details

Work type

Full time

Work mode

office

Location

London