Senior Branded Buyer / Merchandiser – Beauty

Senior Branded Buyer / Merchandiser – Beauty

Ref: JO-2204-110105 | £40000 - £55000 per annum | Location:London, England | Added:04/05/22

Quest Search & Selection are partnering with this multi-brand retail business that prides itself with working with some of the largest, global fashion & non-fashion brands, within market leading divisions.

This Category Manager – Beauty role you will be accountable to own the category and expand the team as this is a new role with the opportunity to shape this.

The roles and responsibilities of this Branded Buyer/Merchandiser – Beauty position

  • Lead the strategy for the department, identifying key opportunities and tactical plans to deliver sales targets.
  • Lead top level brand relationships & exclusive launches .
  • Forecasting intake, monitoring continuity out-of-stock levels
  • Re-forecasting WSSI figures monthly and agreeing OTB budgets.
  • Line managing the Commercial Management teams and taking accountability for their performance, and development.
  • Attend brand appointments and dealing with any escalations
  • Research and seek out new Beauty brands ensuring the business has a competitive offering
  • Focus on both the Online and Stores trading
  • Work collaboratively with the wider business, including Marketing, eComm & Commercial

The requirements of this Senior Buyer/Merchandiser – Beauty position –

  • Experience working in a multi-branded environment ideally in the health & beauty, perfume, cosmetics or skincare sector
    • 5-6 years where you have worked within a Merchandising or Category Management or Branded Buying experience
    • Not afraid to own a high-profile category and to build a team around you!
    • Commercial mindset, with the ability to both recognise opportunities and risks.
    • Analytical background and Excel proficient, confident navigating data to interpret and analyse different reports and protect data integrity.
    • Strong ROI focus, motivated and results driven

The benefits of this Buyer/Merchandiser position –

  • Holidays
  • Contributory Pension
  • Flexible working so 3 days on average with head offices and then travel into stores /WFH (all travel outside of head office with be expensed)
  • Discounts across the brand

This is a great opportunity to join a well renowned retailer with a global presence. If you feel like you have the skills for this position and would a enjoy a role, please apply with your updated CV today quoting the reference JO-2204-110105

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.

Apply For Position

  • If applying for a specific job or jobs
  • Accepted file types: doc, docx, pdf, Max. file size: 128 MB.
    We accept .doc, .docx and PDF files 5MB Max
  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.
div#stuning-header .dfd-stuning-header-bg-container {background-image: url(;background-color: transparent;background-size: initial;background-position: center bottom;background-attachment: initial;background-repeat: no-repeat;}#stuning-header {min-height: 200px;}