Head of Buying - Beauty

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Manchester, Greater Manchester | Ref: BBBH27759


Head of Buying - Beauty


Salary dependent on experience

Role Profile

Our client is a leading online beauty retailer based in Manchester. They are looking for a creative and commercial Head of Buying to lead their small buying team, to lead their business to the next level.

Key Responsibilities

  • Leading the sourcing strategy and developing the global brand portfolio
  • Maximising existing supply base and product profile
  • Leading with a hands-on approach, facilitating and building relationships with both internal teams and external supplier
  • Negotiating optimum trading terms
  • Curating stock profile
  • Identifying emerging categories and brands

Skills, Experience & Personal Attributes

  • Commercially astute, with a growth mindset
  • A collaborator who inspires and influences others through innovative thinking
  • Must have experience partnering with some of the world's biggest beauty brands
  • You've a proven track record of running a fast-paced beauty buying department
  • You can drive the strategic direction of the product offering
  • You're a passionate and collaborative buying professional that can forge long lasting relationships with all stakeholders
  • You're beauty obsessed and have a keen eye for emerging brands, products and trends
  • Your negotiation and influencing skills are second to none
  • You can inspire and develop a team to meet their full potential, through coaching and mentoring

Client information

Our client is a leading online beauty retailer based in Manchester


Dependent on experience - fantastic benefits

About Cast UK

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