Senior Buyer - Beauty Sector
This role demands an exceptional Buyer with superb negotiating skills, considerable experience in the Beauty Sector and grey market who is also a leader and motivator of people.
You will have 5 years plus buying experience and be degree educated and have at least 2 years Management experience.A European language would be appreciated but is not compulsory.
You will understand buying in the FMCG sector, particularly the beauty/perfume sector and on a day to day basis your role will cover the following:
Buying Plans and analysis for purchase decisions for senior management
Manage full stock purchase programmes with suppliers
Create and manage systems that allow stock control
Weekly analysis of sales and stock
Monthly forecasts by product line
Ensure margin and profit targets are met
Full charge of buying process for the team
Work with brand owners to explore new opportunities
Work with Category Managers and Sales team
Meet regularly with Sales Team to capture ongoing purchasing requirements
And you will be a natural at leading, managing and motivating your buying team.
Initially you will be tasked with mainly buying but as you assimilate into the role and the company you will take from the Trading Director the role of leading and managing a team of 3 Buyers plus Buying Assistants.
You will work closely with the Trading Director and Managing Director to devise forward strategies for the Buying Team.
Have you the track record and personality to make this key role your own? If you have all of this and more please contact me.