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Buyers Administration Assistant - Menswear & Womenswear at PEP&CO

at Pep & Co
Location Watford, United Kingdom
Date Posted October 6, 2017
Category PEP&CO HQ
Job Type Full-time


Buying Administration Assistant

As a Buyers Admin Assistant you will ensure the smooth running of the department by providing key administrative support and contributing to the buying process.

What you’ll be doing

  • Managing & updating the critical path to maintain delivery deadlines, taking responsibility of all approvals across lab dips, bulk fabrics & packaging.
  • Provide administrative support as required, including booking meeting rooms, opening post & parcels, and ensuring that department & meeting rooms are maintained tidily.
  • Liaise with marketing & manage all required photography shoot samples in a timely manner.
  • Attend fit sessions when competent in the role to learn the fit process.
  • Responsible for sample management & storage of buying & production samples.
  • Checking gold seals match specifications.
  • Preparing samples for trade & sign-off meetings.
  • Keeping up to date with the weekly sales reports.
  • Forging strong communication channels with stores, making regular visits & responding to stores feedback.
  • Building strong relationships with the merchandising team and technical team.
  • Demonstrate a clear understanding of the customer profile & target market within the value retail sector.
  • Continually monitor market & competitor activity through regular competitive shopping.


What skills and experience you’ll need

  • A fashion related degree and some relevant work experience as a Buying Associate from interning or completing a placement year
  • A full understanding of the B&M Lifecycle
  • Computer literate
  • A good eye for detail
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Able to read and analyse sales figures
  • Excellent written and verbal communication



  • You thrive in a fast paced environment
  • You are accurate and have great attention to detail
  • You are excellent at managing your time, well organised and flexible in your approach
  • You thrive working under pressure and display high levels of energy and a can do attitude
  • You are professional in your approach and love working as part of a team but can also work well independently
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