Buyer - Health and Beauty

Hays Retail
Greater Manchester
£Competitive + Pension, Bonus & Healthcare
18 Jul 2018
15 Aug 2018
Paul Riordan
Business Sector
Non Food & Drink
Full Time
Contract Type

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 Health and Beauty 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, whilst developing your teams expertise. 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. You will also be required to work closely with NPD and Product Innovation teams to put together a market-leading own brand range

What you'll need to succeed
You will have trading / buying experience in a retail or wholesale environment where you will have demonstrable track record of success in delivering a profitable and innovative product range. You will also need to the ability to handle complex negotiations and to set / manage budgets to deliver sales against target. Ideally you will have experience of Trading within a fast moving consumer goods product category such as Health and Beauty or Food / FMCG

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
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