• Assistant Buyer - Home Accessories (Perm and FTC opportunity... Welwyn Garden City
  • Tesco in Welwyn Garden City, , United Kingdom
  • jobs
  • 2 weeks ago

jobs description

What’s in it for you


We’re all about the little helps. That’s why we give our wonderful colleagues bags of benefits. Including wellbeing services, an award-winning pension scheme and much, much more, our colleague reward package keeps on giving. And helps make every day a little better for you and your family. These include but are not limited to:
• Colleague bonus scheme
• Holiday starting at 25 days plus a personal day (plus Bank holidays)
• Buy holiday salary sacrifice scheme (for salaried roles)
• Retirement savings plan - save between 4% and 7.5% and Tesco will match your contribution
• Life Assurance - 5 x contractual pay
• 26 weeks maternity and adoption leave (after 1 years’ service) at full pay, followed by 13 weeks of Statutory Maternity Pay or Statutory Adoption Pay, we also offer 4 weeks fully paid paternity leave
• The right to request flexible working from your first day with us
• Free 24/7 virtual GP service, Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) for you and... your family, free access to a range of experts to support your mental wellbeing
• A Colleague Clubcard for you & a family member (after 3 months of service), giving you access to lots of discounts in-store & online
• Great colleague deals and discounts, saving you money on everyday purchases, eating out and utility bills for the home
• Access to our colleague networks providing a space for colleagues to come together from a range of backgrounds. For more information about our colleague networks please click here
• Opportunities to get on - take advantage of our ongoing learning opportunities and award-winning training, to help you achieve the job and career you want

Click Here to read more about the full range of benefits we have available for our colleagues

About The Role

We are delighted to share that we are recruiting for 2 ambitious, experienced and hard-working Assistant Buyer's across our Home Accessories category.

Tesco is a leading multinational retailer and as an Assistant Buyer at Tesco, you will play a huge role within the team. Working alongside a Buying Manager, you will be responsible for ensuring we plan and deliver the most commercial and profitable ranges to meet our Customer’s needs.

This role would suit someone with existing Assistant Buyer experience looking for their next challenge.

You will be responsible for
• Providing buying support to keep the department running smoothly, report and analysis preparation for your Manager
• Understanding customer needs, markets trends and competitor activity
• Helping source products for the department, working with International sourcing
• Identifying potential new products and new suppliers
• Reviewing (with support) our existing suppliers and their performance
• Negotiating (with support) supplier terms agreements (incl. returns), improving the trading position sustainably
• Supporting category merchandising colleagues in the trade planning process
• Working with suppliers and technical team to ensure product quality is achieved and maintained artwork managed
• Managing samples (incl. obtaining them from suppliers as well as storage and disposal)
• Working with HSC Admin, ensuring new products and suppliers are set up accurately and on time
• Maintaining the department’s systems and trackers (incl. Buyer View, EQOS, Range Plan), ensuring they are accurate and updated in a timely manner.
• Loading Commercial Income and ensuring our suppliers are invoiced correctly
• Reviewing and sharing product returns, identifying opportunities for product improvement
• Following our Business Code of Conduct and always acting with integrity and due diligence

You will need
• Retail (ideally multi-channel) experience
• Passion for product
• Analysis and report preparation skills
• Data analysis and numeracy skills

- EF1

- Hybrid
Welwyn Garden City UK


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