Assistant Buyer - TOPMAN

Working Here

Putting menswear on the fashion map, British brand Topman is a style authority. From famous style staples to sharp tailoring, Topman has earned its sartorial stripes with an unswerving, energetic approach to producing truly exciting, aspirational men’s fashion.

The Job

A role at TOPMAN promises a fast paced, challenging and innovative working environment. The key to our success is our people, and becoming part of this inspiring team will be a fantastic opportunity for the right person!

Day To Day

  • Supports the Buyer and contributes to the decisions on the product range.
  • When required, present the department range to senior management and follow up on afterwards action points for the team/department.
  • Looks further ahead than immediate problems to focus on ideas and solutions that may be of longer-term benefit to profitability.
  • You will attend fit sessions relevant to your product range
  • Delegates responsibility to BAA and develops their skills. Provides a wider more strategic understanding of the business, the customer and the department.
  • Keep team informed and up to date on key issues including sharing information and decisions on significant trading actions with territory teams to be communicated to partner following instruction for Buyer
  • Prepare for and attend product review meetings to take down actions for department
  • Builds effective working relationships both internally (Design, Technical Services, HO based retail function) and externally (Suppliers).

Must Haves

  • An understanding of fashion trends within department and knowledge of the High Street
  • Having a strong fashion eye is essential.
  • Knowledge of global markets would be an advantage
  • Good problem solving skills and can take initiative to resolve issues.
  • The ability to perform under pressure and work in a fast paced environment.
  • The capability to take responsibility and make decisions.
  • The ability to communicate effectively at all levels.
  • Manage time effectively by setting and achieving priorities and timescales.

Added Extras

  • Early finish Fridays during Summer!
  • 25% discount across all our fab 8 brands to shop until you drop
  • Stunning London offices with a restaurant, bar and beauty salon to always look and feel your best
  • Regular sample sales to refresh your wardrobe at fractional prices
  • Fun, inspiring and ambitious colleagues pushing the boundaries across the whole business
  • Regular competitions to win amazing prizes
  • Events to support our diverse range of charities