Assistant Buyer

DescriptionFantastic opportunities to join us and progress your Buying career to the next level!
Assistant Buyer
Following on from internal promotions we have a number of opportunities within our buying team with the opportunity of working within jewellery, diamonds, watches and bridal.
Here at Signet Jewelers we pride ourselves on our internal buying academy which supports and develops our employees to succeed in their buying career.  We are now seeking further Assistant Buyers or experienced Buyer Administrators to come and join us, located within our Store Support Centre currently located in Borehamwood [relocating to Watford later this year].
As an Assistant Buyer you will work in support of your Buyer in sourcing, constructing and analysing ranges in order to maximise sales and gross profit
You could have the opportunity to work with highly prestigious Ernest Jones Watch brands, jewellery partners or Diamonds, giving you a great opportunity to experience a highly unique product category.
This will be a busy and varied role
As Assistant Buyer you'll contribute to departmental strategy; prepare analysis for range plan and source, develop and select products in line with the buying strategy.  You'll also attend supplier meetings with the Buyer and will play an integral part in building and maintaining strong and effective supplier relationships.  You will play a part in coaching our buyer administrators and share you skills and experience to help build our future talent.
Full Time - Hybrid working opportunity available with both office and home working.
Relocation to Croxley Park, Watford expected June/July 2022
Currently in Borehamwood.
About You
Suitable applicants will be experienced as follows:
Experience at Assistant Buyer or an Buyer Administrator who is ready for the next step level within a luxury and / or branded retail environment

Strong numerical and analytical skills

Excellent relationship management skills

Excellent MS Excel skills

Experience of supplier negotiation
We offer a fantastic job and more…
We are passionate about our profession, and together we can help you realise your full potential
Come and be part of Signet Jewelers and enjoy the following fantastic benefits: 
*Competitive Salary
*185 Hours Annual Leave [excluding Bank Holidays]
*Generous Staff Discount across all brands
*Life Assurance
*Pension Scheme
*Real Rewards Corporate Discount
*Recommend a Friend Scheme
*Cycle to Work
*Shine with Signet – Recognition Platform
Be part of something special!
Signet is the name behind H.Samuel and Ernest Jones – so altogether, we have 350 UK stores selling some of the most fashionable and exclusive watch and jewelery brands on the High Street
But that's not all
We also have stores in the US, Republic of Ireland and the Channel Islands
In fact, we're the largest speciality retail jeweler in the world, by sales
Just imagine where your retail career could take you.
Signet Jewelers [H.Samuel & Ernest Jones] is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. We welcome applications from all sections of the community and are proud to have achieved Disability Confident Committed status [Level 1]
 All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit and business need
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Negotiable
Watford
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