Michael Page Marketing
England, Bedfordshire
£45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus, medical, discounts
Closing date
8 Mar 2024

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Business Sector
Food & Drink
Contract Type
Full Time
Buying, Category Management

This is an exciting opportunity for a Buyer to play a key role within a well-established retail department, using their expertise to source and manage a diverse portfolio of household/ food and drink/ wellness and beauty products.

Client Details

This business is a large retail company that is well-established in the health and beauty sector. With a strong presence in the UK, they operate a vast network of stores across the country, serving millions of customers each year.

  • Develop and implement buying strategies for FMCG products.
  • Conduct market research to identify new opportunities and trends.
  • Negotiate contracts with suppliers to achieve the best price and quality.
  • Manage supplier relationships and maintain a strong network of industry contacts.
  • Oversee inventory management and ensure optimal stock levels.
  • Collaborate with the marketing team to promote products and sales.
  • Assess sales performance and customer feedback to make informed buying decisions.
  • Ensure all products comply with industry regulations and company standards.


A successful Buyer should have:
  • A completed degree in Business, Marketing, or any related field.
  • Proven experience in buying within the retail industry, ideally FMCG or health and beauty.
  • Strong negotiation and relationship management skills.
  • Excellent analytical abilities and a data-driven approach to decision-making.
  • Good knowledge of the health and beauty market and industry trends.
  • Strong commercial acumen and a passion for delivering results.

Job Offer
  • A competitive salary range of £45,000 - £55,000 per annum, depending on experience.
  • A very generous bonus scheme.
  • Private medical coverage and life assurance.
  • Exclusive employee discounts on products.
  • Hybrid working pattern with 3 days working in the office and 2 days from home
  • A collaborative and supportive company culture based in Dunstable.

If this Buyer role in the retail sector based in Dunstable sounds like the opportunity for you, don't hesitate to apply today. We look forward to receiving your application.

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