Senior Buyer - Beauty

Recruiter
Amdas Consultancy Ltd
Location
Gatwick
Posted
16 Apr 2019
Closes
10 May 2019
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Our client: a large international business
The Role: Senior Buyer for Beauty - Fragrances and Cosmetics
Key Responsibilities:
• To deliver compelling, and commercially relevant ranges for contracted clients (Airlines)
• Work closely with relevant internal and external stakeholders and colleagues to deliver the ranges, and all associated marketing materials.
• Drive, and successfully implement, New Product Development and exclusive product launches for client airlines.
• Ensure the business has a strong reputation in the industry for best in class product range delivery and development.
• Deliver budgeted sales and profitability
• Establish positive commercial relationships with suppliers, and leverage strategically as appropriate
• People development - mentor and develop category team through establish of clear KPI’s and training as appropriate
• Establish positive relationships with all Clients and deliver positive customer service
Ideal Experience:
• Minimum 5 years senior buying experience in a relevant retail environment
• A real passion for product, and a strong understanding of the retail market and landscape
• Strong proven track record of New Product Development delivery and implementation
• Experience of sourcing outside of the UK & Europe
• Experienced in buying from alternative sources of supply and actively able to work with 'nontraditional’ suppliers/supply sources
• Experience of sourcing new product streams
• Experience of finding new suppliers
• Experience of managing and supervising team members

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