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Buyers Admin Assistant

Burton Menswear
Reporting To:
Assistant Buyer
Purpose Of Role:

To provide effective administration support to the buying team and contributes to decisions on the product range

Tasks & Responsibilities

  • Support the Assistant Buyer and Buyer and contribute to decisions on the product range.
  • Maintain the collection of sample garments for the department, ensuring garment samples are received on time, are logged and returned or disposed of as necessary.
  • Administer the quality control process and liaise with the Technical department, highlighting any quality issues within garments to the team e.g. attend fit sessions, write up notes etc.
  • Manage the departments critical path, highlighting any issues to AB and Buyer and implement best practice on the departmentProcess orders and data input.
  • Carry out competitor analysis and store visits.
  • Prepare product rails for meetings as required.
  • Monitor deliveries into the Distribution Centre by liaising with Suppliers and highlight any concerns or issues to the buying team.
  • Liaise with other departments such as Merchandising and Distribution.
  • Proactively maintain the filing systems.

Key Experience, Skills & Abilities

  • Strong understanding of fashion trends and knowledge of the High Street.
  • Knowledge of Designers within the fashion industry.
  • Passion for product and a strong fashion eye.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and team working skills with ability to flex style according to audience.
  • Good problem solving skills and an idea generator.
  • The ability to perform under pressure and work in a fast paced environment.
  • The capability to prioritise workload effectively and meet deadlines.
  • Strong skills in organisation.
  • Good attention to detail and a confident presenter.