Do what you love and love what you do at Hunkemöller: Hunkemöller is searching for a passionate and hands-on Assistant Buyer to strengthen our current team. As our new team member, you’ll help us to become the no. 1 Lingerie Specialist in Europe and beyond. This means inspiring and delighting our customers every day with innovative, desirable and exclusive products which create an unforgettable the Hunkemöller experience for our customers. The key responsibilities for our new Assistant Buyer will be:

  • Managing the critical path through the key stages of product development, to achieve on time availability and delivery
  • Working hand-in-hand with the technical team, planning, implementing and monitoring all product fittings and lab dips in line with our approval process. As well as, ensuring samples are commercially acceptable and suppliers are kept updated
  • Understanding and analyzing the product market place and Hunkemöller's position, by using market data and conducting regular market and competitor analysis; keeping your knowledge of the high street and internet up to date.
  • Supporting and guiding for the Administrative Buying Assistant to ensure all the products and their USP's are referenced correctly in the system
  • Working with Marketing, you'll help develop the correct product packaging and prepare photoshoots to ensure collections sit with our brand guidelines
  • Deputising for the Junior Buyer/Buyer in their absence and maintaining overall knowledge of the department performance
  • Contributing to the development of the department to encourage and enhance learning, collaboration and team spirit

Background & Experience:

  • Bachelor degree in fashion (TMO, AMFI, Saxion or Business degree with relevant internships and work experience)
  • Minimum of 3 years experience in private label buying in a retail/commercial environment
  • Good organization skills, strong attention to detail, team player and a high-level of numeracy
  • Proficient in MS Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
  • Excellent knowledge of the English language; written and verbal

Hunkemöller strives to be a much-loved, global and social brand. A place where people love to work, are proud of the brand, and where we create true brand ambassadors. Working in a passionate, energetic, design-led and performance-driven environment where our key customer persona 'Shero' sits at the heart of everything we do. Hunkemöller is certified TOP EMPLOYER of the Netherlands 2019, which underlines our people initiatives and achievements.

If you want to join our growing Hunkemöller headquarters team, click on 'apply' to hand in your CV or LinkedIn profile details (in English). In case of any questions, please contact our HR department via (0031)35-646 5118.

For this role, we're not looking to work with external agencies.

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