Buyer Health and Medicine
Your new company
One of the UK's leading high street pharmacy retailers, with a brand that is going from strength to strength and plans to continue to transform the business, is looking to appoint a skilled Parallel Imports Buyer to manage both domestic and international suppliers to optimise the key drivers of profit, stock holding and product availability.
Your new role
In this role you will be responsible for managing the margin for your category through maximising relationships with exiting supply partners and the identification of new suppliers, negotiating cost prices and securing stock in line with budget and time parametres. You will be the focal point in the communication of new product launches, pricing and promotional activity for your category. You will also work closely with the other Buyers to ensure consistency of the company-wide product offer along with a joined up approach to developing supplier relationships
What you'll need to succeed
To succeed in this role, you will need to be highly commercial as you will be making informed decisions based on your knowledge of your marketplace. You will also be a shrewd negotiator, have excellent organisation skills and highly IT literate. Financial awareness and the ability to understand complex data in a high volume, fast paced retail, wholesale or FMCG buying environment is essential. Parallel Imports experience would be advantageous, but is not essential.
What you'll get in return
In return, you'll receive a competitive salary and a host of benefits including generous holiday allowance, bonus earning potential and pension. All of this in an environment where you'll be part of an exciting journey in a business who pride themselves on supporting colleagues to reach their potential.
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. If the job isn't quite right for you, but you are looking for new job in Buying, please visit hays.co.uk/retail to view a selection of other jobs that we have available
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.