Product Development Administration Assistant

Andy File Associates Limited are working as a Recruitment Agency on behalf of our client with regards this permanent position

As a Product Development Administration Assistant you will Assist the Product Developers and the Apparel Development Manager in all areas of design and development

You will be responsible for the following duties:

• Weekly critical path management, liaise with suppliers and update the critical path with the assistant Developer
• Take charge of all sample organisation, including requesting samples for photo shoots
• After sign off prepare and upload products onto the company’s online system
• Day to day communication with far east suppliers, requesting next submissions of lab dips, bulk fabrics and fit samples
• Monday morning competitor analysis to send to the buying team
• Liase with marketing for photoshoots and web content
• Assist the designer with swing ticket content
• Daily adhoc duties
• Assist with seasonal product launches
• Prepare for supplier meetings with the Apparel development manager, this includes creating packs for Far East buying trips
• Prepare trend boards with the designer

Requirements for this Role:

• Organisation skills
• An interest in apparel design and development
• Eye for detail
• Basic knowledge of the product development process
• Clear at communicating
• Proficient with Microsoft office
• Good presentation skills
• Experience in retail, but not necessary
• Good interpersonal skills
• Proactive uses initiative

This role is highly administrative with elements of design and development.
The ideal candidate will have the opportunity to work closely with the developers, designers and the wider business, and become a part of the product development process


Full time 40 hours a week
£16,000 pa


• 25 days holiday + stats
• Excellent staff discount
• Training and development opportunities
• Company Pension scheme
• Relaxed working environment
• Free, secure parking facilities provided

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