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Buyer - Health & Beauty

Job Title: Buyer - Health & Beauty
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Healthcare
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q87416
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 31, 2012 16:16

Job Description

A leading high street retailer is seeking a Buyer to join its growing team. This is an exciting opportunity to join one of the UKs leading retailers with an impressive recent history of delivering key trading initiatives and innovative retail ideas. Direct experience with H&B is not a prerequisite for the role, however experience with managing high profile brands is. As Buyer, your key responsibilities will be: * Supplier selection and negotiation * Category strategy development * Promotional development and strategy * Pricing strategy development To be successful, you should have: * Strong, proven negotiation skills * A high level of numeracy and good analytical abilities * Retail Buying experience * Good, multi-function and level communication ability * A Confident and success-driven attitude * FE / global sourcing experience You should be experienced in a high street retail environment with strong negotiation and analytical skills. Experience in a similar product area or the FMCG sector is desirable though not essential. However, high-profile brand management experience is strongly desired. This role is within a fast paced, competitive sector and you must have relevant experience within Buying in a comparable sector to be considered. This is an excellent opportunity to develop your career with a highly successful and ambitious retailer which offers career development in a challenging and competitive market. With new, exciting initiatives being executed and a track record of delivering a strong proposition, this retailer is committed to raising its profile and brand awareness and offers the opportunity to join an exciting trading environment. In addition to a competitive salary, this company also offers an excellent bonus scheme, pension, healthcare plan and 25 days' holiday as standard.