Senior Buyer- Core Healthcare

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South London, London | Ref: BBBH15245

£50000.00 - £52000.00 per annum + Additional benefits

Senior Buyer- Core Healthcare

£50-52,000 + Car Allowance & Additional Benefits

Role Profile

  1. Responsible for the management and development of team members to achieve both Category and personal development objectives.
  2. Represent the healthcare team at meetings with senior stakeholders.
  3. Develop and lead your team, implementing and delivering category plans such as range reviews, promotions pricing and stock, ensuring plans are consistent with overall healthcare commercial strategy and financial objectives.
  4. Work alongside the marketing team, developing and implementing marketing promotion plans, ensuring strategies are relevant to category. Work to the brand guidelines and legislations. Clearly and effectively communicate with the customer, driving footfall and profitable sales.
  5. Lead the promotional review process for their team. Review and evaluate the effectiveness of promotions, taking appropriate action where necessary, and sharing best practice with peers and other stakeholders.
  6. Work alongside the own Brand team to develop and deliver Own Brand products/ranges, improved promotional plans and category strategies that deliver increased participation and meet agreed strategy and plans.
  7. Work collaboratively with the Merchandising team, agree a merchandising strategy that drives and delivers right range in the right store; ensuring availability in store; and control of slow moving stock.
  8. Identify and implement new product opportunities that are competitively priced, commercially viable and meet customer needs, driving sales and profitability.
  9. Manage and review pricing, ensuring pricing that is competitive and maximises profitability. Operate within Company pricing strategy.
  10. Working with Supply Chain team, ensuring base sales and promotional forecasts are followed, ensuring in-store availability in maintained.
  11. Develop effective internal working relationships with cross functional team members to support and enhance category objectives and performance

Skills & Experience

The ideal candidate will be commercially sound with an ability to understand and interpret market information, with a strong FMCG background and will demonstrable experience at Buyer level, ideally Senior buyer and preferably with healthcare experience. A successful candidate will be numerical with strong analytical skills and a keen attention to detail with good PC and software skills.

Client information

My client is well known high street retailer looking for a Senior Healthcare Buyer to join their team. The ideal candidate would be passionate and eager to join a fun, exciting and vibrant work place.


  • £5,000 Car allowance
  • Performance related bonus
  • 25 days holidays plus bank holidays
  • Performance related bonus
  • Private healthcare cover
  • Pension contribution
  • Staff discount

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