Buyer Assistant

  • Basis:  Full-Time
  • Closing Date:  27 Apr, 2024
  • Job Ref:  KMP-89773

Job Description

We are currently seeking a Buyer Assistant to join our team.

As a Buyer Assistant for Bluerock operations, your role revolves around supporting the development of the product proposition and providing crucial administrative assistance to the Buyer team. You will play a pivotal role in ensuring departmental strategy execution through efficient management of sales reports, critical paths, and sample coordination.

Essential duties and responsibilities:

  • Generate and distribute weekly sales reports, preparing visual presentations of best sellers.
  • Manage article creation and maintenance, ensuring accurate setups for all orders.
  • Coordinate with accurately set up new suppliers.
  • Keep the shop floor updated on deliveries and new launches.
  • Maintain regular contact with visual merchandising, providing relevant information for specific promotional activities and ensuring proper product presentation.
  • Keep the office organized, implementing filing systems, and maintaining a tidy and presentable workspace.

Qualifications and experiences:

  • Excellent administration and time management skills, accustomed to working at a fast pace and meeting key deadlines.
  • Buying or merchandising qualification preferred, or relevant experience with a desire to pursue a career in buying.
  • Strong PC literacy, including ability in Microsoft Word and Excel.
  • Effective prioritization skills and the ability to manage workload efficiently.
  • Flexibility and adaptability to changing priorities.
  • Proactive and solution-oriented mindset.
  • Experience in managing internal and external stakeholders.


  • Detail-oriented and organised.
  • Strong communication and relationship-building skills.
  • Proactive problem-solving abilities.
  • Ability to work collaboratively within a team.
  • Demonstrates a premium taste level and a ‘can do’ attitude.
  • Readiness to adapt and thrive in a dynamic environment.