Senior Buyer - Beauty Sector

Recruiter
Potential Recruitment
Location
Manchester
Salary
From £52,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted
09 Feb 2017
Closes
09 Mar 2017
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

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.