Assistant Buyer - Graduate Level (Smart

London     Science & Research
This is a great opportunity for a recent graduate, who is passionate on developing into a career within buying! Do you enjoy the art of negotiation? Do have a keen eye for detail? Are you passionate about technology and Retail

This is a great opportunity for a recent graduate, who is passionate on developing into a career within buying! Do you enjoy the art of negotiation? Do have a keen eye for detail? Are you passionate about technology and Retail?

From Smart Watches, Fitness trackers and Voice Activation, Smart Technology is a key category for Currys PC World, ensuring the company is always ranging the latest and greatest technology. We work with all major brands to present the best ranges, prices and promotions in our stores. The role will focus on Fitness and Smart Watch products including trackers, sports GPS watches and devices running the latest Google wear operating system, a great opportunity for applicants interested in Sports and new technology.

The assistant Buyer/category manager will support the Smart Fitness & Watch category manager in delivering the budget plan and strategy, demonstrating creativity and a strong understanding of our colleagues and customers to deliver a compelling offer. This market continues to change shape at pace, so the role will offer the candidate an opportunity to demonstrate speed of thought and dynamism in addressing the ever moving needs of our customers

You will:

  • Assist the category manager/Buyer in delivering the strategy, budgeted financials and supplier plans across all aspects of the category
  • Work with suppliers to encourage their support for your plan, including incremental investment in high footfall Travel locations
  • Close working relationship with Currys PC World store colleagues, using their expertise and customer knowledge to help deliver your vision right first time
  • Report and provide analysis
  • Deliver promotions, pricing, POS and range changes
  • Have an input and influence in all weekly trading reviews

You will need:

  • To be Numerate and articulate - with strong interpersonal and influencing skills
  • To be Computer literate - strong user of Microsoft Office applications and reporting tools
  • to be Educated to degree standard or equivalent work experience
  • A keen interest in Category Management/buying

Dixons Carphone is Europe's number one electrical and telecommunications retailer and services company, with more than 40,000 colleagues across nine countries, including the UK and Ireland. Every day, we use our people's expertise to reach out and help new customers. What's more - we're exploring extraordinary new markets, from wellness to security, so that in an ever more connected and constantly changing world, we can offer our customers the most comprehensive service.

It's an exciting time to join us and find yourself a place in our growing success story, apply now.

 
Advertiser
DIXONS CARPHONE
Reference
232356754
Contract Type
Permanent
Salary
Competive + Benefits
Expiry Date
01/08/2017 02:43:00
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