Saturday , December 9 2023

WH Smith Jobs – Junior Buyer

Website WHSmith

Job Summary

WHSmith currently has a vacancy for those looking to work as a WH Smith Jobs – Junior Buyer for Full Time at their offices in London, England, UK. Applicants should be sure to read the job outline attentively if they intend to apply.

Job Title: WH Smith Jobs – Junior Buyer
Company Name: WHSmith
Job Location: London, England, UK
Job Type: Full Time
Job Category: WHSmith
Job Link Expiry: 2023-12-30
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Job Details:

Job Description:

We are looking for an enthusiastic individual who is keen to work in a fast-paced environment and will work well in a team. The role requires an organised individual, capable of managing complex information and a diverse supplier base. The successful candidate will have strong relationship building skills as well as being confident when it comes to presenting data and analysing the figures.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Working closely with other areas of the business including Operations, Business Development, Marketing and Finance team
  • Buying responsibility for Book categories
  • Working closely with the supply base to ensure in store availability is maintained.
  • Generating new ideas on how to grow YOY Sales, margin and supplier income
  • Building up strong relationships with suppliers to deliver effective and profitable plans
  • Keeping abreast of market trends and competitor activity in a fast paced environment, to help identify new opportunities as well as changes to our existing offering
  • Able to deliver meaningful reports and cut through the information / detail in order to get to the real issue

Job Requirements:

  • Ability to work cross functionally
  • Strong Microsoft Excel skills including V lookups and Pivot Tables
  • Enthusiastic and excited about books
  • Remains calm under pressure
  • Previous Buying experience within a Retail/FMCG background
  • Proven track record of delivering strong levels of supplier income
  • Net understanding of business (i.e. buying and stock)
  • Excellent numerical and analysis capability
  • Strong presentation skills

Job Details:

Company: WHSmith

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: London, England, UK

Application Deadline: N/A

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