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Buyer - Beauty

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Job Title Buyer - Beauty
Job Type Permanent
Job Functions
Salary £45000 - £55000 per annum + BENEFITS
Location City of London, London
Start Date ASAP
Our Reference Q101844
Job Advertised 12 days ago
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A new exciting opportunity has arisen for a Buyer, to join one of the UK's leading online retailers.

As a Buyer your main responsibilities will be:

  • Developing and implementing the overall strategic direction and financial plans for your category
  • Delivering propositions and ranges targeted at the customer, including some NPD
  • Managing the supplier relationship through effective negotiation and delivering added value for the business through identifying new suppliers
  • Monitoring and driving sales performance through the continuous review of key competitor activity and adjustment of the proposition as appropriate
  • Delivering promotional propositions targeted at the customer
  • Support commercial management and analysis for forecasts and sales figures
  • Manage and coach the buying team

To be successful in the role your skills will ideally include:

  • Wealth of Buying experience within a retail environment, ideally in beauty or luxury fashion but other category experience will be considered
  • Strong commercial acumen and excellent negotiation skills with exposure to complex supplier relationships
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Highly organised and structured - strong time management skills
  • Computer literacy and highly numerate

This is a brilliant role which offers a starting salary of up to £55k as well as a strong benefits package.

If working for a leading retailer with unparalleled progression opportunities appeals to you, then don't hesitate to apply.

We request that candidates send their CV as a Microsoft Word document where possible.

Quest Search and Selection is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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