Pertemps is currently seeking a number of dynamic Buying Assistants to join our rapidly expanding retail client within their Plymouth HQ on a temporary to permanent basis!This is an exciting opportunity to join a fast-paced and passionate buying team, at the home of a Sunday Times Top Track 100 company and one of the UK 's fastest growing privately owned companies. You will be required to: • Support the Senior Buying team to drive sales, maximise profit and achieve stock and sales targets. • Assist in sourcing, listing, managing and developing product ranges and promotional offers. • Liaise with suppliers to manage ranges and maintain the product file. • Monitor competitor activity. • Research, compile and interpret data to formulate strategies as required. • Ensure all relevant administrative, financial and system procedures are completed accurately and within agreed timescales. • Produce regular information for, liaise with and provide support for stores. • Attend supplier meetings, showrooms and trade shows upon progression. Essential & Preferred Skills & Requirements • You will have proficient written, numerical/analytical and PC skills, particularly Excel. • You must be able to demonstrate knowledge of and an interest in retail. • Excellent commercial understanding and communication skills are a priority. • You will be committed and confident with strong administrative, organisational and prioritisation skills. Salary depending on experience, we can discuss this upon application. Full time- Mon-Fri 8:45am - 5:30pm, located in Derriford. If you feel you have the experience or skills required for this role, please apply now or call Emma Hutchings at the Plymouth Pertemps Office.