Buyer Admin Assistant - Manchester

Ref: 91 Date Posted: Monday 17 Jan 2022
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Buyers Admin Assistant 


This is a rare opportunity to join an exciting ecommerce women’s fashion brand which has enjoyed exceptional growth over the past 2 years.  As part of its continued growth the business is looking for a Buyers Admin Assistant to provide essential support to the fashion buying & design teams.

The Role

The Buyers Admin Assistant job role is to provide full and highly administrative support to the fashion Buying/Design team.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Creating and maintaining the critical path/monthly boards, ensuring the smooth running of the whole fashion buying cycle.
  • Placing purchase orders and completing order amendments including; delivery delays, quantity adjustments and price amendments in system.
  • Preparing the fit rails in advance of fit session.
  • Attending fit sessions & updating critical path accordingly.
  • Chasing outstanding samples on a weekly basis, at all stages of development and updating the buying team on status.
  • Complete regular competitive shops and report back to wider team to provide a good knowledge and understanding of competitors.
  • Maintenance of the sample library, preparing samples for meetings.
  • Sample handling support for cross functional teams; marketing, press and online. 
  • Creating fashion trend boards for buying meetings.
  • Take minutes in buyer meetings and circulate.

In addition, you will be:

  • Enthusiastic, highly organised team player, with strong communication skills
  • Have attention to detail and a keen eye for fashion. 
  • A willingness to support the buying Design team in sample management and all admin related tasks.