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Senior Buyer - Health & Beauty

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Job Title Senior Buyer - Health & Beauty
Contract Type Permanent
Salary £45000 - £55000 per annum + car, bonus, benefits
Start Date ASAP
Our Reference Q88035
Who to Contact Quest Seach Selection -
Job Advertised about 4 years ago

Job Description

This leading retailer is expanding rapidly and therefore requires a Senior Buyer to negotiate and manage the purchase and supply of Health & Beauty products. In addition, you will be responsible for externally representing the retailer's brand and culture. As a Senior Health & Beauty Buyer, your responsibilities will be: * Accounting for the performance of the Health & Beauty category to the Buying Controller, * Reducing unit costs in line with organic growth * Predicting, identifying and reacting to market trends, understanding high street trends, forecasting future buying needs and proactively sourcing new product * Visiting factories to develop ranges, negotiate purchases and exploring new markets in developing countries * Visiting suppliers to review product, price and supplier performance * Maintaining existing contacts with suppliers to ensure an awareness of market conditions at all times * Negotiating payment terms that favourably influence the cash flow of the business * Proactively managing supplier relationships to identify areas where greater savings or business advantages could be made * Working in conjunction with Merchandisers to ensure the efficient flow of product to meet the range plan * Ensuring that new systems and initiatives are implemented successfully * Coaching junior members of the team and sharing good practice To be successful, you should have: * 5 years' experience as a Buyer in an FMCG environment * A degree level qualification (or equivalent) * Knowledge of the Health & Beauty market place If you believe you have what it takes to succeed within this fast-paced environment, please apply now.

Ref: Q88035 | Published: about 4 years ago


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