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Buyers Administration Assistant - Level 2


L1 - Staff

Closing Date:


Permanent / Fixed Term


Support Centre Location

London Office

More about the role

Here, at New Look, everything that we do is for the love of fashion.

We’ve been bringing the latest fashion to the high-street since 1969.  We’re now a global, multichannel brand offering on-trend, value-fashion for women, men and teenage girls.  Even after 50
years we’ve stayed true to our original mission of delivering fabulous products at a price our customers can afford.
We invented fast fashion and it’s our colleagues today that continue our journey to create a New Look that everyone loves.
It’s our values that inspire us every day - we play to win, we are customer obsessed, we work as one…and it starts with you.
We are always on the lookout for talented, passionate people to join our New Look team.

About the Role:
The purpose of this role is to put the customer requirements at the centre of the product offer, to support the development and delivery of a commercial and profitable range that maximises sales opportunity. To provide support to the Buying Team in all areas of administration including Critical Path and Sample Management.
• Strategy awareness at Group and Department Level
• Awareness of Brand Vision
• Managing daily /weekly tasks in line with Ways Of Working (WOW)
• Preparation for Departmental Meetings
• Supporting the Buying team with data entry into the  planning tool
• Raising purchase orders
• Working to the Critical Path to meet all deadlines
• Dealing with issues arising with orders both internally and externally
• Taking ownership of finding solutions
• Coordinating barcode process
• Maintaining purchase orders in the Critical Path in the relevant system
• Assisting the team with supplier slippage management
• Actioning any order amendments under direction from the B&M team
• Supporting commitment through the weekly team updates
Sample Management
• Processing samples received
• Labeling, logging, organising and filing samples
• Preparing samples for meetings
• Maintaining the departments range and samples
• Driving the press sample process to ensure that the department offer is fully potentialised
• Ensuring production samples are received in time to pre shoot for online sales
• Maintaining the latest imagery of samples
• Preparing samples in readiness for3PE partner meetings
• Basic understanding of  trade reports
• Basic understanding of trade decisions
• Attending Group Trade meetings
Product Awareness
• An understanding of the New Look Customer
• Basic understanding of our Customer Insight and Market Share
• Actively contributing in trend and competitor analysis, making recommendations for changes or developments
• Ongoing familiarity of the competition’s product range
• Completing and reporting back on NL store visits and competitor shops
About You:
PC literate - Excel, Word, Powerpoint, Outlook
An understanding of fashion trends and knowledge of the high street
Positive role model and supportive of team and peers
Confident communicator
Team player
Demonstrates passion for Product
Effective time management
Fashion Qualification / Other degree would be beneficial
Why New Look?
The amazing people, the love of fashion, the 4pm Friday finishes – there are so many reasons to love working at New Look.
We offer training to support you and your career progression, so that you can be at your absolute best.
You’ll also receive these amazing benefits:
• 40% staff discount
• Monthly 25% off  privilege vouchers for family and friends to enjoy
• Quarterly sample sales
• Season ticket loans
Apply now to find out more


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