• Buyers Admin Assistant

    Job ID
    2018-1675
    Category
    Buying
  • Salary

    Competitive plus Benefits

    Overview

    About the Role

    A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a Buyers Admin Assistant to join our Buying team working on our Furniture category. You will be supporting the Buyer with all aspects of range development and range selection, ensuring the critical path is adhered to and product launches on time. You will be issuing specs to suppliers, creating and amending product detail in relevant systems, requesting lab dips, strike offs and samples for the department. You will be reviewing supplier submissions with the team and supporting Assistant Buyers in sending comments and approvals. You will complete competitor research online and in stores which are to be used for departmental strategy.

     

    About the Person

    Are you a graduate seeking their first appointment within the buying team? Alternatively, are you a Buyers Admin Assistant looking for a new challenge within a new category?

    You will have a passion for design led product and the Mamas & Papas brand, as well as an enthusiasm to learn. You will have excellent communication skills and an uncompromising attention to detail.

    We love vibrant, supportive, imaginative and warm personality combined with strong organisational skills. If that’s you, this might just be the job you’re looking for!

     

    About the Brand

    Becoming a parent is a big step, and big steps need good companions. We’ve made it our mission to be here for the next generation of parents. Helping them through pregnancy and beyond with products, advice and experiences they need to grow the lifestyle they want.

    From our Head Office in Huddersfield, Mamas & Papas looks after 30 stores and 100 trusted stockists in the UK and Ireland. With stores and partnerships in more than 40 countries around the world, wherever they are, we help our customers to bring baby into their world, their way. 

     

    About the Benefits and Training

    In addition to a competitive salary, you’ll be entitled to lots of exciting benefits* including:

    Flexible Hours

    Fit us round your life with flexible working hours. 

    Holidays

    Enjoy time off with up to 35 days holiday.

    Pension

    We’ll help secure your future with at least 3% contributions. 

    Life Assurance

    Receive peace of mind with a generous entitlement plan. 

    Colleague Discount

    Take advantage of 25% off Mamas & Papas products and other discounts. 

    Childcare

    Take the sting out of childcare with our voucher scheme. 

    Cibo

    Enjoy subsidised canteen, free tea and coffee, Wi-Fi and more at our social hub. 

    Events

    Get involved with monthly events and quizzes.

     

    *subject to various T&Cs.

     

    If you’re seeking a challenging and rewarding career as part of a global multi-channelled family with ambitious plans for the future, then what are you waiting for? Apply now.

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