Assistant Buyer (Menswear)

Buying Market Harborough, Leicestershire


The grass is greener… at Joules!

We have an eye for detail. We care and we challenge. We are creative and commercial, passionate and practical. We are flexible and generous. We inspire hard work and lead with kindness. We have big ambitions and are never afraid to give it some welly.

Step into a role within our Buying team as an Assistant Buyer (Menswear) where you will be supporting by creating commercially successful product ranges – in line with our brand identity


As an Assistant Buyer you will:

  • Be passionate about product and be able to interpret brand identity and develop small category under buyer guidance
  • Work with the Buyer to develop, progress and deliver the range for all channels
  • Have a customer led mindset
  • Be responsible for critical path management of department and ensuring 95% on time delivery / launch availability
  • Demonstrate good relationships with Merchandising, Technical & Design counterparts
  • Support in delivering overarching strategy of your range
  • Ability to build and maintain productive relationships with suppliers, and act as a point of contact for the department
  • Responsible for delivering margin for your range
  • Support with delivering CSR targets in line with brand strategy for your range


What we are looking for:

  • Experience at Assistant Buyer level is preferable with responsibility over own product areas
  • You need to think ahead; act above and beyond the requirements of the role and think through all possible scenarios/solutions
  • Ability to deliver a presentation with clarity and confidence
  • Remains open-minded and adapts to new information. Adapting style to suit the environment/audience
  • Focus on the bottom line and understands the impact to the business
  • Systematically gather all relevant information before arriving at decisions. Being able to make suggestions to the Buyer to resolve challenges

Still not sure if the grass is greener?
As a company that values its people as its biggest asset, we want to look after ours so that they feel at home. So we put together a package of financial rewards and wellbeing benefits to help you achieve your perfect balance of work and play. To find out more visit:

Our Buying Team are some of the best in the business, so if you do not want to miss out on being part of something special - click ‘Apply Now’.