Category Assistant / Buying Assistant
Wickes
Watford, Hertfordshire
2d ago

Job Description

Wickes champions an environment where everyone pulls together. It’s a place where we’ll ask for your ideas, listen to your opinions and value the contributions you make.

Chances are you’ve never experienced anything quite like our culture.

We have a fantastic opportunity for anyone interested in a career in buying. Joining our teams as a Commercial Category Assistant, you will be a valued part of the Commercial Department providing support to the Category Manager.

Key Responsibilities :

See your product through its journey from its original source, anywhere in the world, right through to it being put onto the shelves in one of our stores

Adopt responsibility for one of our varied product lines

Daily interaction with suppliers

Creating information to go onto our product packaging

Conduct market analysis to see what our customers want

What we are looking for?

A driven, motivated and energetic personality

You will need to be great with numbers and sharp with data

Strong excel skills

Not be afraid to challenge the status quo

Successfully build relationships with all levels in the working environment

Be able to work in a fast paced environment where no day is the same

Manage working under pressure

Some experience within a similar field

Educated to degree level (desirable)

If you are interested in gaining exposure to the commercial side of the Wickes business as part of developing your career with us, then apply today!

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