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Junior Buyer - Southampton

Salary £21,000
Location South, Southampton
Role Operations
Job Type Permanent
Size 250-500
Job overview
n this Junior Buyer role in Southampton, you will be joining the UK’s fastest ever British Unicorn, who have been valued as a billion-dollar business in just 2 years! They are transforming the automotive sphere - revolutionising the way consumers buy, sell and trade used cars!

Looking for Graduate Buying jobs in Southampton? Want to join a rapidly growing Tech startup? Apply to this fantastic Junior Buyer job in Southampton today!

Company Profile

In this Junior Buyer role in Southampton, you will be joining the UK’s fastest ever British Unicorn, who have been valued as a billion-dollar business in just 2 years! They are transforming the automotive sphere - revolutionising the way consumers buy, sell and trade used cars. With heaps of investment from some of the biggest players in British business, partnerships with the likes of Everton Football Club and the NFL, they are growing rapidly and are now on the lookout for a Junior Buyer to join their expanding team in Southampton.

Job Description

In this Graduate Buyer opportunity in Southampton, you will be supporting the senior procurement team, pre and post-purchase of cars. You will be responsible for administrative tasks and will be required to coordinate across a number of internal teams, resolving queries and preparing reports for various stakeholders. In this role you will need to enjoy working in a fast-paced environment, where you will be making a real impact by supporting senior team members from day one!

Key Responsibilities

In this Retail Buyer job in Southampton, your responsibilities will include:

  • Supporting the purchasing Team Leaders and Analysts on a variety of administrative tasks – ensuring they have what they need to purchase goods as effectively as possible
  • Helping to manage the post-purchase process, making sure all documentation and key vehicle information is received and processed correctly
  • Supporting other internal teams, suppling information required which relates to purchases/ service history records
  • Securing vehicle service history for cars purchased by our client
  • Keeping the inventory up to date and ensuring all data is accurate
  • Updating and changing company policies to speed up the delivery process
  • Working with the pricing team to identify options for development
  • Sharing a passion for technology/innovation with the wider team in the automotive space

Job Requirements

  • A BSc or BA, ideally where Excel was a core part of your course
  • Experience of buying in the tech space would be a real plus but is by no means essential
  • A genuine passion for working for a hugely ambitious start-up – you enjoy being in a fast-paced environment
  • Confident with numbers and reading data – this is essential should you want to succeed in this role
  • Excellent organisational skills - you must be able to efficiently work across multiple projects
  • A passion and enthusiasm for your work – it’s a collaborative environment and you must be an active team player

Benefits of the Job

  • A competitive starting salary of between £21,000
  • Discretionary bonus
  • 26 days annual leave (not including Bank Hols)
  • Annual wellness fund
  • Partnership with a leading healthcare provider
  • 5% salary matched pension scheme
  • Life insurance
  • Critical illness cover
  • Brand new offices in Southampton

Looking for Junior Buying jobs and Graduate Retail jobs in Southampton and want to join an exciting Tech startup? If you’re a proactive graduate with great communication skills, apply for this Junior Buyer job in Southampton today!

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Isabel Brehcist
Partner & Key Account Manager