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Assistant Buyer (3769)

Assistant Buyer

Do you have experience working within a Buying Department? 

Do you have a creative eye, product flair and a genuine interest in jewellery?

Are you a great communicator with the ability to build effective working relationships?

We have an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic, creative and driven Assistant Buyer to join our Buying Team based at Aurum House in Leicester.

Under the guidance of the Buyer the Assistant Buyer will support the range planning process and negotiating the purchase of merchandise in order to optimise departmental sales and company profitability. You will support in the effective delivery of the Buying strategy and will track the relevant budgets to ensure delivery of profit margins for the Company as well as developing the Buying Assistant in your team.

About you

  • Previous experience within a Buying department
  • Able to prepare and deliver range and product proposals
  • A natural flair for product trend and innovation
  • Able to multi task and effectively prioritise
  • Excellent commercial awareness
  • A passion for our product
  • A great communicator able to build effective working relationships internally and externally

About us

We put our customers first and we love what we do

The Watches of Switzerland Group is the largest prestige luxury jewellers and timepieces specialist in the UK boasting over 140 collective stores. The retail portfolio comprises of brands including Watches of Switzerland, Goldsmiths, Mappin & Webb, Watchshop, The Watch Hut and The Watch Lab. We have mono-brand boutiques in partnership with TAG Heuer, Omega and Breitling and a leading presence at Heathrow airport with representation in Terminals 2, 3, 4 and 5.

The business began its exciting global expansion in 2017 with the acquisition of Mayors Jewellers – who have Stores across Florida and Georgia and a history dating back to 1910. Following on from this we have opened a Watches of Switzerland Store, Rolex, Breitling and Omega boutiques at the Wynn Resort in Las Vegas as well as a Watches of Switzerland Store in Soho, New York and the ground-breaking Hudson Yards Development. Next on the agenda is Boston as well as American Dream, New Jersey.


Here at The Watches of Switzerland Group, alongside a competitive salary our benefits also include profit related bonus and staff discount. We have internal training and development programmes to nurture you through your career and make the most of your talent. Opportunities are endless!

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Braunstone - Leicester
3 Elland Road, Braunstone, Leicester, London, UK, LE3 1TT
  • Salary:
    Competitive + Benefits
  • Location:
    Braunstone - Leicester
  • Brand for Website:
    Watches of Switzerland Group
  • Contract type:
    Permanent - Full Time
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