Buying Administrator - F&F (FTC)

Hours: 36

Salary: Competitive

Location: Hatfield AL10 9SN

United Kingdom

Apply by: 14/03/2020


Buying Administrator - F&F (FTC)

Hatfield AL10 9SN

About the role

You will be a key part of the Buying team, supporting your Assistant Buyer and Buying Manager to ensure our customers can buy fantastic products that are great quality at great  prices.

You will be responsible for

  •  You will support Monday trade activity. Knowing and preparing best and worst products and assisting in trade meetings.
  • Completing all admin tasks and range plan requirements necessary to for each product to meet CP deadlines.
  • Liaising with hubs and suppliers to ensure CP is up to date, escalating issues and risks to deliveries.
  • Management of samples including obtaining them from suppliers, preparing samples for meetings, sealing samples,  storage and disposal.
  • Managing the approvals process, viewing approvals through commercial eyes, understanding the vision for the final product and escalating concerns.  
  • Knowing when approval and fit decisions will effect CP and communicating this to the team.
  • Conducting regular store/website visits, understanding and sharing competitor activity with the team.
  • Assisting in team meetings such as pre- selections, sign offs and strategies by preparing rails and samples, capturing next step notes and issues.
  • Knowing and liaising with dept suppliers and HUB contacts, supporting in supplier meetings.
  • Following our Business Code of Conduct and always acting with integrity and due diligence

You will need

  • Retail (ideally multi-channel)
  • Passion for clothing product
  • Analysis and report preparation
  • Data analysis and numeracy

Key Teams you will work with:

  • Assistant Designers
  • Assistant Merchandise Planners
  • Technical team
  • Suppliers

What’s in it for you

We offer excellent benefits that help make Tesco a great place to work.  These include but aren’t limited to:

  • An annual bonus scheme which you can achieve up to 3.5% of base salary
  • Colleague Clubcard (including a 2nd card for a family member) after 6 months service with 10% off most purchases at Tesco
  • Holiday starting at 20 days plus a personal day
  • A retirement savings plan - 4%-7.5% contribution rate
  • Life Assurance - 5 x contractual pay
  • Buy As You Earn Scheme
  • Save As You Earn Scheme
  • Deals & Discounts through Tesco including Tesco Mobile & Tesco Bank
  • Deals and Discounts through many other external businesses

About us

Tesco has become a market leader by doing the little things that really matter for our customers and colleagues. It is part of what makes Tesco such a great place to work!

We are the UK's number one retailer and we pride ourselves on offering a great shopping experience. We are passionate about our food, merchandise and services and will always try to get things right for our customers.

But did you know we also offer great job opportunities? With stores, distribution centres and offices across the UK, we have a vast variety of roles and we are always looking for people who have a hunger to work with customers and colleagues across our exciting business. We believe in treating each other with respect and giving everyone an equal opportunity to get on. It's our people that make the difference every day - helping us make a difference for our customers.

We are proud to have an inclusive culture at Tesco where everyone is welcome and truly feels able to be themselves. At Tesco, we not only celebrate diversity, but recognise the value and opportunity it brings to enable us to serve our shoppers a little better every day. We strive to create a workforce that reflects our customers not only here in the UK, but worldwide. Our aim is to attract and welcome a diverse range applicants from all walks of life and we would love to hear from you!

NOTE: Should you be successful in your application, your offer will be subject to and conditional upon you providing your bank account details on your agreed start date.

Application process

Our office application process varies depending on the role and the level of experience needed.

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