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Senior Buyer - Health & Beauty

Job Title: Senior Buyer - Health & Beauty
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Liverpool, Merseyside
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Contact Name: Rosie Williamson
Contact Email:
Job Published: 5 months ago

Job Description

Senior Buyer - Health & Beauty
Up to £60k (depending on skills & experience)

Role Profile
Our client, a leading retail business is looking to appoint an experienced Senior Buyer to join their already successful growing team, based in Liverpool. Playing a key part in the business, they are looking for a pro-active and established Health & Beauty Buyer who is able to demonstrate success with a strong trading background. You must have retail experience buying branded health & beauty products from UK suppliers.

Managing branded products across a range, the role responsibilities are as follows:

  • Control supplier negotiations to maximize profit
  • Ordering a specific range of products
  • Maintaining stock levels
  • Ensure suppliers meet the business requirements in terms of sales and margin
  • Identifying new products and opportunities in the market
  • Competitor analysis
  • Liaising with internal stakeholders to ensure stock levels are achievable

Skills and Experience

  • Trading skills in a retail environment
  • Common sense approach to buying
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Commercially aware
  • Experience of working for a FMCG business
  • Strong relationship builder
  • Drive and motivation

Personal Attributes

  • Self-motivated, self-starter who displays self-confidence and initiative
  • Can cope with multiple tasks retaining a high level of accuracy
  • Planning and Organisational skills - utilising time and prioritising to ensure deadlines are achieved
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Hardworking and flexible attitude to work, time management skills
  • Commercial awareness

Client information
Our client is a market leading retail business
£45k-50k depending on skills & experience
About Cast UK
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