Buyer Assistant Skills you Need for your CV and Career in Retail

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Buyer Assistant Skills List in Retail

Below we have compiled a list of the most popular skills for a Buyer Assistant role. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Buyer Assistant job descriptions they appeared on. For example, 56% of Buyer Assistant job descriptions contained critical path as a required skill.

Keywords / Skills

Popularity

critical path
56%
assistant buyer
49%
suppliers
49%
buying assistant
47%
factories
40%
purchase orders
38%
fashion
29%
brands
25%
negations
25%
apparel
23%
buying
23%
buying admin assistant
20%
excel
16%
buyer
14%
assistant product manager
14%
assistant merchandiser
12%
clothing
12%
pricing strategy
9%
product manager
9%
strategy
9%
retail
9%
ecommerce
9%
wssi
9%
merchandise admin assistant
9%
development
9%
admin
7%
negotiation
5%
sourcing
5%
administration
5%
supplier set up
5%
forecasting
5%
junior merchandiser
5%
senior assistant merchandiser
5%
line cards
5%
merchandise assistant
5%
critical path management
5%
stock levels
5%
far east
5%
technology
3%
product development
3%
toys
3%
buying assistants
3%
fashion buying
3%
footwear
3%
fmcg
3%
stakeholders
3%
construction
3%
trading
3%
materials
3%
new homes
3%
purchase
3%
costs
3%
import merchandiser
3%
purchasing
3%
samples
3%
demand planner
3%
cash management
3%
junior buyer
3%
communication skills
3%
garments
3%
baa
3%
patience
3%
supply chain coordinator
3%
sales
3%

While these keywords are a good start, remember that every job is different. Instead of including all these keywords on your CV, identify the keywords most relevant to the job you're applying to and include those. For the best chance of success use our CV keyword scanner tool to help with this.

Including the right keywords in your CV will help you get past Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS) and win more job interviews from employers and recruiters.


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