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Buyers Clerk - Fragrance

  • Department: Buying
  • Location: Knightsbridge
  • Job type: Full Time
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Job reference: VAC- 8215

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About you

As an experienced Buyer’s clerk, you are very analytical and a very clear communicator. You love to multitask and thrive in a fast-paced environment. You’re methodical and understand the importance of meeting deadlines and have a keen eye for detail. You love building relationships with stakeholders of all different levels of seniority.

What to expect

As a Buyer’ Clerk you will provide vital administrative support to the Buyer and Assistant Buyer and ensure a smooth running of the Buying Office across all channels (store, online and airports). As this role is dealing with both concession and own bought brands, you will be dealing with a number of different stakeholders. Your role will entail (but is not limited to):

  • Create all Purchase Orders for the department with the Buyers Clerk, ensuring all PO’s are confirmed and, on the system, ahead of the new season
  • Assist the Buyer with completing the Buyers Sheet, inputting data required for the order
  • Continuously maintain articles to ensure accuracy
  • Create the department Look Book each season, highlighting the key season trends and featuring all the products bought for the season from each brand
  • Ensure that all key stakeholders, including the store retail team, airport retail team and the online team are kept up-to-date on deliveries and special orders.
  • Investigate and resolve trouble shipments within 24hrs
  • Investigate and resolve mismatched invoices and invoicing queries
  • Action RTVs, working closely with the store and airport retail team and distribution team on returning stock to the vendor and processing all returns on the system
  • Attend regular floor walks with Retail Managers and Visual Merchandising to view new products being delivered and discuss how to display them.
  • Conduct competitor shops to assess range, merchandise mix, price points and new labels for both online and in store

What is important?

Our team strive to exceed. We always think outside the box to provide the best service possible to our stakeholders. Excellent time-management skills and the ability to multi-task is must as we work in environment with changing priorities. Strong numeracy and analytical skills are important for our department as well. We are really looking for someone who has a passion for Fragrance

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