Buyer - Beauty

England, United Kingdom · Prestige Beauty

Description

The Hut Group is one of the fastest growing online retailers on the planet. We are building a world-class business with global ambitions, a proprietary technology platform and disruptive business model. Our culture is fast-paced and risk-taking – we like to move twice as fast as any normal person thinks is reasonable. That’s how the company operates and it is part of the DNA that has led to our incredible growth.

About the opportunity;

Due to expansion we are looking for passionate, commercial and ambitious individuals to help us grow our Prestige Division. As a Beauty Buyer you will incorporate effective management of the Brands you are responsible for, to deliver the company strategy, showcase the brand and product offering to deliver sales and profitability in line with target.

  • Be the brand specialist. Develop, implement anddeliver brand plans including range reviews, promotions and pricing ensuringconsistency with commercial strategy
  • Review and evaluate the effectiveness ofpromotions, taking appropriate action where necessary
  • Prepare and agree annual budget and brand planswith the approval of your Head of Buying
  • Full P&L responsibility of allocatedbrands
  • To increase turnover and profit by remainingcompetitive and innovative in line with competitors
  • Take full responsibility that existing rangesof merchandise are procured efficiently, maximise sales and profitability andare aligned with the collections and activities of category.
  • Sourcing and negotiating with suppliersensuring long term commercial benefit tying in with business strategy
  • Project ownership – responsible for owning anddriving projects by working cross functionally to improve processes andefficacies.
  • Requirements

    • Proven experience of working within a buying team in a similar role and market.

    • Strongly Analytical, Prioritizing, Interpersonal, problem- solving, presentation, budgeting, project management (from conception to completion) and planning skills

    • A strong commitment to align the business operation with the brand’s needs.

    • Experience of team management desirable, but not essential

    • Strong verbal and written communication

    Benefits

    We like innovators, entrepreneurial thinkers, people who are capable of thinking outside the box, leading and making key decisions.

    If you’ve got the edge, we can help you excel.

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