Buyer- Personal Care & Convenience

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South London, London | Ref: BBBH15453

£38000.00 - £41000.00 per annum + Additional Benefits


Buyer- Personal Care & Convenience
£38-41,000 + Additional Benefits

Role Profile

  • Develop insight into the customer needs, identifying and sourcing new products as well as reviewing and developing existing ranges.
  • Drive the commercial strategy, delivering sales and profitability.
  • Working cross-functionally across the Own Brand team, the Marketing and Merchandising teams as well as the Supply Chain team.
  • Develop, implement and deliver category plans such as range reviews, promotions and pricing that are consistent with the overall commercial strategy and financial objectives.



Skills & Experience

  • 3-4 years experience within a similar role
  • A passion for NPD to drive the OB offering in PCC
  • Commercially sound with excellent ability to understand and interpret market information
  • Customer Focused
  • Strong analytical skills. Numerical.
  • Ability to influence at all levels
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Negotiator
  • Project Management - planning and organisation skills
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Excellent communication skills: written and verbal, including presentations
  • Problem Solver
  • Confident and Energetic
  • Adaptable and flexible in approach
  • Ability to work under pressure and to deadline
  • Team player
  • Good PC and software skills



Client information

My client is well known high street retailer looking for an Own Brand Gifting Buyer to join their team. The ideal candidate would have been working within a similar role for the past 1-2 years and would be passionate and eager to join a fun, exciting and vibrant work place.

Remuneration

Up to 30% annual bonus
7% matched pension
25 days holiday + bank holidays
Life insurance
Generous staff discount

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