Our client is looking for a Buyer - Health & Beauty to lead the strategic development of one of the businesses largest categories in order to meet the company's financial, commercial, operational and marketing strategies.
What does this Buyer - Health & Beauty role involve?
Based in London, you will be responsible for working in conjunction with the buyers to deliver profitability for the category whilst maintaining supplier relationships and therefore income. You will have ownership for the day to day management of core own brand product to ensure consistent quality of products, and all packaging has the correct identity and is compliant with current legislation. You will work in a deadline driven and creative environment so you need to be used to working to tight timelines, have good problem solving skills and a good eye for detail.
What skills and experiences are required for this Buyer - Health & Beauty role?
Relevant business qualification; Business/Marketing degree, CIM
Proven retail experience in developing insight based strategies and tactics to implement
Strong numeracy skills to completed category analysis, range reviews
Experience in managing NPD development to a defined process
Experience in managing / working on cross functional projects
Demonstrable insight based decision making
Evidence of Influencing within differently levels and teams
Key behaviours and skills: Strong organisational and planning skills, decisive, consultative, commercial, creative, inspirational, challenging, leadership and results orientated