Buying and Merchandising Apprenticeship

1 Principal Place, Worship Street, EC2A 2FA
£29,224.00 annually
03 Feb 2021
31 Mar 2021
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Higher
Start Date
What will the apprentice be doing?

You will focus on delivering a world-class customer experience. The person who joins the team in this position must share our passion and commitment for serving our customers. You will support the Vendor manager team in developing and executing all aspects of their category strategy; building customer centric selection, pricing and promotions, cost-effective buying and inventory planning, coordination of marketing and merchandising activities. Collaborate with all retail teams across supply chain, product management, operations and marketing to drive process improvement and deliver operational excellence

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

You will build your skills over an 24 month period and develop personally and professionally. You will attend sessions to cover four main areas;
· Classroom based training to cover knowledge,
· On-the-job training ,
· Online learning,
· Mentoring from our human resources experts.

Alongside extensive development of your technical skills, you will also grow your abilities in crucial complementary areas like organization, prioritization, data analysis and problem solving techniques, teamwork, communication, and presentation skills.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

On successful completion will you receive invaluable learning, development and professional experience, you will also gain a Buying and Merchandising level 4 apprenticeship and you will then be ready to apply for roles in Amazon across the globe.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Administrative skills, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience


GCSE or equivalent Maths and English (Grade C/4) Essential
A Level or equivalent 2 A levels (Grade C or Above) Desired

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