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Job description

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:
  • Annual bonus scheme where you can earn up to 3.5% of base salary
  • Holiday starting at 20days plus a personal day, rising to 22 days after 12 months(plus 8 Bank holidays)
  • On-site state of the art gym at our Welwyn Campus with discounted "Gympass" membership & free health checks via Nuffield Health
  • Retirement savings plan - save between 4% and 7.5% and Tesco will match your contribution
  • LifeAssurance - 5 x contractual pay
  • Share Schemes - Join our 'Buy As You Earn' & 'Save As You Earn' share schemes after 3 months service
  • Colleague Clubcard (including a 2nd card for a family member) after 3 months service
  • Colleague Discounts:
    • 10% increasing to 15% after every pay day for a four day period, off most purchases at Tesco
    • 10% off One Stop
    • 10% off pay monthly & SIM only deals with Tesco Mobile
    • 20% off all F&F purchases
    • 20% off car, pet and home insurance at Tesco bank. T&C's apply
    • 25% off Tesco Cafe
    • 50% off complete glasses purchases & free eye tests (other offers available) at Vision Express
    • 50% off health checks at Tesco Pharmacy
  • An exclusive deals and discounts website saving you money on everyday purchases, treats for the family, eating out and utility bills for the home
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Shuttle Bus Service to/from Hatfield & Welwyn Garden City Station to Welwyn Campus & Hatfield Offices
  • Opportunities to get on - take advantage of our ongoing learning opportunities and award-winning training, to help you achieve the job and career you want
  • Our Employee Assistance Programme helps you deal with life's challenges
  • Financial wellness - Tesco has partnered with experts to help you make the most of your money
  • Get involved in a range of fundraising activities with our long-term charity partners

About the role
You will be a key part of the buying team, supporting yourBuying Manager to ensure F&F customers can buy beautiful products that are great quality at the right prices.

You will be responsible for
  • Providing support to keep the function running smoothly
  • Preparing information, product or analysis (including Monday trade)
  • Conducting regular store/website visits to understand our competition ranges and prices and to help shape our future product and range requirements.
  • Identifying new product opportunities and understanding how to work through the different stages of product development from concept to production in order to to bring new products to the ranges.
  • Active involvement in range building process to support my manager to deliver great products and great ranges hitting all the key meeting milestones.
  • Negotiating (with support from your manager) prices across multiple products.
  • Understanding product components, technical requirements, sourcing and supply chain issues and commercial margin parameters.
  • Liaising with HUBs and suppliers to monitor critical path taking actions to ensure on time delivery
  • Day-to-Day management of Buying Administrators within the team, developing both their technical and leadership skills
  • Understanding and supporting the departmental sourcing strategy.
  • Following our Business Code of Conduct and always acting with integrity and due diligence

You will need
  • Clothing/Footwearretail experience
  • Product development and sourcing experience
  • Range building skills
  • Report preparation and analysis skills
  • Ideally line management responsibility
  • Data analysis and numeracy skills
  • MS Office
Key teams/people you will work with:
  • Assistant Designers
  • Assistant Merchandise Planners
  • Technical managers
  • HUB teams and suppliers
People, budgets and other resources you will be responsible for:
  • Day to day management of Buying Administrators
  • Range building alongside yourBuying Manager
  • Supporting with the department strategy (range for the future as well as sourcing)
Job Sector
Job Position
Project Support
Welwyn Garden City
Postal Code
Welwyn Garden City AL7 1GA, UK Show on map
St Albans
Post date
Closing date

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