Buyer - Beauty, Fragrance and Cosmetics
Your new company
A market-leader in their industry employing thousands of colleagues throughout the UK, this is an instantly recognisable retail business loved by their customers for the choice, value and quality. As they continue to strive to stay ahead of the competition a Buyer of Beauty / Fragrance / Cosmetics products is needed by the business to source and negotiate with suppliers and engage with internal stakeholders such as Supply Chain and Marketing to ensure the business delivers a market leading product offer.
Your new role
You will be required to manage your designated trading area, which will include pricing, product availability and ensuring you have the right product mix to deliver sales in line with set targets and budgets. A key part of the role will be to maximise contributions from your suppliers through negotiation and the development of products ranges as well as working with both suppliers and internal marketing teams to plan and manage your promotional calendar.
What you'll need to succeed
To be considered for this position, you will have a proven track record at Buyer level within a fast paced Retail or FMCG environment, which will have been achieved through your excellent commercial acumen, outstanding negotiation skills and your ability to think strategically. You will also possess excellent communication skills, a high level of numeracy and have a keen eye for detail. Ideally your buying experience will be in a category that has been led by Branded suppliers and you will have experience of negotiating with international brand names. Experience in the fragrance, beauty or cosmetics industry would be advantageous
What you'll get in return
If successful, you'll be offered a good salary and benefits package that includes bonus, pension and a generous holiday allowance. You can expect ongoing support from the wider business to aide in your continual development as a trader in an exciting and creative environment with modern tools and technology.
What you need to do now ...
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up to date copy of your CV.
Whilst we would like to respond to all our on-line applicants, regrettably we are unable to do so due to the high volumes we receive. If you've not heard from us within two weeks, unfortunately on this occasion your application has been unsuccessful.