Buyer - Healthcare

Recruiter
Superdrug
Location
Croydon
Salary
35000.0000
Posted
19 Mar 2017
Closes
18 Apr 2017
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Outline of role

Our team in Healthcare has driven 4 years of consecutive double digit sales growth. The current buy will be in going on maternity leave and so we have an opportunity to make a strong impact in Cough, Cold and Pain Relief. This is our category in Healthcare that appears in the most baskets across the business.We currently have an amazing opportunity for a Buyer within our Healthcare team. As a Buyer within Superdrug, responsible for this Category, you'd be expected to drive, develop and lead Healthcare products to deliver KPIs for the business.Your responsibilities will include developing a real insight into what our customers want, identifying and sourcing new products and reviewing existing ranges to make sure they are commercially successful. You will also be driving commercial strategy to deliver sales and profitability whilst delivering real value to our customers.We are looking for an experienced buyer who is analytical, numerate and PC literate. Communication, negotiation and interpersonal skills to influence people are essential for this role. The ideal candidate will be confident and have the planning and organisational skills to deliver projects under the pressure of tight deadlines.It`s an informal, friendly and fun place to work with the feeling of being part of the action. You can take initiatives, test things out and, as part of the A.S.Watson Group, the world's largest health & beauty retailer; you`ll enjoy a far reaching and fast moving career.About our company Superdrug`s purpose is to be the best in everyday accessible beauty and health, and we are committed to bringing innovation and the latest styles and trends to every high street in the UK and Ireland at fantastic prices. Our customers can be reassured that we are committed to bringing new and beautiful brands to our customers exclusively and faster than our competition. We currently have over 830 stores and employ 12,500 colleagues.Our head office in Croydon is an informal, friendly and fun place to work with the feeling of being part of the action. You can take initiatives, test things out and, as part of the A.S.Watson Group, the world's largest health & beauty retailer; you`ll enjoy a far reaching and fast moving career.