Assistant Buyer / Negotiator - (Fashion background)

Salary Negotiable
11 Aug 2017
08 Sep 2017
Acapella Recruitment
Contract Type
Full Time

Assistant Buyer/Negotiator - (Fashion background)

Permanent, full time position

Based in Hertford SG13

IT Luggage Limited, founded in 1985, is an award winning innovative luggage and travel goods business with offices in UK, US, Australia, Hong Kong and China.   They are seeking an Assistant Buyer/Negotiator with a fashion background and a high level of mathematics /numeracy skills, to join their team,

The role will involve supporting the Buyer/Negotiator in sourcing quality products at the correct price and lead-time, following up on any problems or quality issues and mediating between the customer and supplier to ensure sample approvals and deliveries to customers are on time. You will also work on new product range development and prepare for, and possibly attend buying trips to the Far East.

With experience in negotiation, you will ideally have a background in a fashion-based retailer in a head office administration or store environment.  The ability to do complex mathematical calculations & equations, including profit margin & currency conversion, analyse information quickly and to work under pressure are essential.  You must have a GCSE maths grade B or above, be highly organised, resilient and determined with strong administration skills and able to use MS Office packages, especially Excel and Outlook and manage a high volume of emails. 

As part of the interview process candidates will be required to complete maths tests.

If you have the relevant skills / experience required and are interested in this superb opportunity, please apply ASAP.

*PLEASE NOTE - by applying to this position, you agree for your CV to be submitted to our client, who shall contact you directly, should your application make their short-list.

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